The Windy City’s current system calls for annual inspections for some highrise apartments, but other rental units are only inspected when they’re built or when there’s a complaint. Dozens of people have died over the past few years in building fires in Chicago in structures the city knew had fire safety issues.
Reset learns more about what issues tenants face today and where city officials can find solutions.
GUESTS: Alex Nitkin, investigative reporter, Illinois Answers Project for the Better Government Association
John Bartlett, executive director, Metropolitan Tenants Organization