Condo board sues tenant, alleging vacation rental violations

The board of a South Loop condo building sued a renter, alleging he repeatedly violated building rules by filling the unit with short-term tenants via online vacation-rental services.  Although numerous Chicago condo boards and apartment owners have struggled to stop short-term rentals in their buildings, “this is the first time I know of when a board sued,” said David Sugar, a real estate lawyer and partner at Ahrnstein & Lehr who filed the suit on behalf of the board at 1720 S. Michigan Ave. “Usually fining them stops it.”     Read the article………….