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I evicted a tenant and was granted possession of the unit by the sheriffs. Can i charge the tenant storage fees.

Chicago, IL |

can i charge the tenant storage fees for items remaining after the eviction by the sheriffs dept?

Attorney Answers 2


  1. No, you cannot charge storage fees, but you can remove or sell anything remaining. Usually the sheriff puts everything at the curb. Did the sheriff leave items in the unit?


  2. No storage fees as you describe are not allowed.

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