The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Interest rates on security deposits…Tenants of apartment buildings containing four or more units are entitled to interest on their security deposits. Interest must be paid or applied toward rent within 30 days of the expiration of each 12-month period. The security deposit must have been held for at least six months and the rent must be current to be eligible for interest. Call 708.358.5407 or e-mail for more information.

Tenant handbook…A free handbook outlining rights, responsibilities and regulations is available on line at or from the Community Relations Department in Village Hall, 123 Madison St. For more information call 708.358.5407 or e-mail

Dispute resolution…Free mediation services are available to help landlords and tenants resolve issues that may be disrupting quality of life. Participation is voluntary and agreements made are between the two parties and not enforced by the Village. To learn more, call 708.358.5407.