Residential Leasing Agent: 6-Hour Core


Residential leasing agents in Illinois must complete a six-hour core continuing education course every renewal period that covers the Real Estate License Act of 2000, duties and responsibilities of leasing agents, unprofessional conduct, agency relationships, leasing agreements and disclosures, landlord-tenant laws, and fair housing. It also provides one hour of sexual harassment prevention training on federal and state law, types of sexual harassment, and what to do if a person experiences or witnesses harassment.

This course satisfies the 6-hour core continuing education requirement that all residential leasing agents must complete.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • discuss recent amendments to the Real Estate License Act of 2000 regarding the duties and responsibilities of real estate licensees
  • identify all required elements of listing agreements, tenant brokerage agreements, and exclusive and nonexclusive agreements
  • describe the standard terms in a lease and required disclosures regarding environmental matters and compensation
  • explain the requirements of the Landlord and Tenant Act, Security Deposit Return Act, Residential Tenants' Right to Repair Act, Retaliatory Eviction Act, and the Safe Homes Act
  • summarize the history and requirements of the federal Fair Housing Act
  • discuss the protections the Illinois Human Rights Act provides to individuals who are victims of sexual harassment and the steps employers must take to prevent sexual harassment

Designed For

Residential Leasing Agents in Illinois
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