Hello and thank you for your question. You cannot dispose of it
You have to permit him to remove it
If he does not remove it when he claims
then you can give 30 day notice to remove or it will be discarded.
So I have to allow him access to his property for 30 days? It's not considered abandoned?
That is right
and many lawyers would still encourage not discarfing
to avoid potential for a lawsuit
But, I can insist he schedule a time convenient to me, to "show" this item to a potential buyer?
That is correct
It works on your schedule
you are the tenant there
And, can I insist he return his keys to me, when he leaves today, even if it is before midnight, 9/1/10, when the new lease (on which he is not signed) takes effect?
When ready, kindly accept my answer
Once he departs without intent to return keys need to be surrendered
I certainly intend to. This was my remaining question.
He cannot retain into the new tenancy/lease
And lastly, this advice you provide is in line with Chicago, IL law?
Thank you. I truly appreciate your prompt, concise answers.
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