Tenant with pet parrot needed notice that birds would no longer be allowed

March 22, 2016

  • 233 Landlord and Tenant
  • 233IV Particular Kinds of Tenancies and Attributes Thereof
  • 233IV(F) Termination
  • 233IV(F)2 Breach of Covenant or Condition
  • 233k915 Use of premises

03-22-16.jpgWhere tenant had kept parrot for four years without any objection from landlord, the landlord could not forfeit tenant’s rights for violation of provision of expired written lease prohibiting keeping of birds, without notice that provision would thereafter be strictly enforced.

Doerr v. Maher, 85 N.E.2d 363 (Ill.App. 1 Dist., 1949)