Landlord complaints skyrocket across Chicago

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Complaints about landlords are soaring across the Chicago.

City leaders say nearly 2,000 complaints have been filed in just over a week.

Complaints come in for broken furnaces and boilers but also utilities that have been shut off.

Nine cases were brought before a judge Thursday night.

Six of the nine landlords summoned to court said they'd already started or completed repairs.

In the half-dozen buildings where landlords promised quick repairs, the city said it wants them completed in a day or two.

City inspectors will check on Monday.

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