The 5-Day Notice to Quit (Illegal Activity) is used by landlords in Illinois to require a tenant to leave a property they are leasing due to illegal activity. This type of eviction is only available if the tenant, during their lease term, is charged with committing an offense on the premises that constitutes a Class X Felony.
Is this Notice Curable?
No, this notice is not curable. This means there is nothing the tenant can do to avoid eviction if they do not move out by the assigned date.
How to Serve this Notice
Serving an eviction notice to a defendant is a formal process that may be used as evidence later in a court case. The PDF on this page contains a Proof of Service example which can be filled out by whoever serves this notice. Most landlords hire professional process servers. Acceptable methods of service for this notice are personal service or substituted service. Posting is only permitted if the tenant has abandoned the property and no one is living there. The affidavit of service should be notarized.