The Law Offices of Diane M Sternlieb | Diane Sternlieb
I would send certified mail requesting a key to the new locks. If not file an action for this in Magistrate court or file to evict if your lease permits you entry for reasonable cause to inspect or repair.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Sultan Law Office | Gregory Sultan
If your lease says the tenant has to give you a key or can't change the locks, then you can require a key and the tenant should change the locks back. Otherwise. It is the tenant's place and they can change the locks and do not have to give a key.
Answer Applies to: Illinois