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Q: I rented 2-br appartment by myself and now would like to add 1 roommate, but my landlord does not want to hear about it


I rented two bedroom appartment by myself and now would like to add one roommate. However my landlord does not even want to hear about it. Anything I can do about it?

The place is in Wheeling, IL. And apartment is just the second floor in the family house. My landlord does not live downstairs.

Thank you,


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1 Lawyer Answer
Swati S. Desai
Swati S. Desai
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Lincolnshire, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Whether you can do it or not depends on the language in your lease. Take it to an attorney for a professional review.

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