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Record #: O2014-5829   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/30/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 9/10/2014
Title: Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Housing Authority for sharing of case information
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: AGREEMENTS - Intergovernmental
Attachments: 1. O2014-5829.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
July 30, 2014









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Director of Administrative Hearings, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Chicago Housing Authority.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE


WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), is a home rule unit of government as described in Section 6(a), Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois and may exercise any power related to its local government affairs; and

WHEREAS, the Chicago Housing Authority, a municipal corporation (the "CHA"), is engaged in the development and operation of safe, decent and sanitary housing throughout the City of Chicago for low-income families and low-income senior citizens; and
WHEREAS, in furtherance of this mission, the CHA subsidizes private landlords by and through the Housing Choice Voucher Program (also known as "Section 8"); and

WHEREAS, the City, through its Department of Administrative Hearings ("DOAH"), is charged with the responsibility of adjudicating property-related municipal code violations including, among other matters, building and sanitation code tickets; and

WHEREAS, DOAH maintains accurate and current information concerning the status of all DOAH cases involving properties with alleged code violations (the "Case Information"); and

WHEREAS, DOAH has determined it is appropriate and in the best interest of the City and its citizens to share Case Information with the CHA, subject to certain terms and conditions; and

WHEREAS, the parties propose to enter into an intergovernmental agreement in substantially the form attached as Exhibit A (the "Agreement"); and

WHEREAS, on June 17, 2014 the Board of Commissioners of the CHA enacted a resolution authorizing the CHA to enter into the Agreement...

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