If you do not pay your rent, the landlord can evict you. If you abandon the unit, after a reasonable period or time and with an order of possession, the landlord can dispose of property left behind as the landlord sees fit.Ask a similar question
In order to do any of that legally, your landlord first needs to give you proper notice, file a lawsuit in court, win the law suit, and get a court order.
The landlord cannot just lock you out or take your things on his own.
See www.illinoislegalaid.org for more information.
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