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Record #: O2014-6860   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/10/2014 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 10/8/2014
Title: Reallocation of 2014 City bond volume cap for Chicago Housing Authority to finance affordable housing development at 3301 W Arthington St
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Attachments: 1. O2014-6860.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
September 10,2014









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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request ofthe Commissioner of Planning and Development, I transmit herewith an ordinance authorizing the ceding of 2014 Volume Cap to 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"), a home rule unit of government under Section 6(a), Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois, has heretofore found and does hereby find that there exists within the City a serious shortage of decent, safe and sanitary rental housing available to persons of low and moderate income; and

WHEREAS, the City has determined that the continuance of a shortage of affordable rental housing is harmful to the health, prosperity, economic stability and general welfare of the City; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 146 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, the City, as a constitutional home rule city, is allocated a certain amount of volume cap per calendar year in connection with the issuance of tax-exempt bonds by the City; and
WHEREAS, the Illinois Private Activity Bond Allocation Act, 30 ILCS 345/1 et seg., as amended, provides, among other things, that the corporate authorities of any home rule unit may reallocate all or any portion of its unused allocation of volume cap; and

WHEREAS, the City may have available certain unused volume cap from calendar year 2015, or from such other calendar year as may be legally available at the time of the Reallocation (as hereinafter defined) (the "Cap"); and

WHEREAS, the Chicago Housing Authority (the "CHA"), an Illinois municipal corporation, desires to issue up to $30,000,000 of tax-exempt multi-family housing revenue bonds (the "Bonds") to finance a portion of the costs of the acquisition, rehabilitation and equipping o...

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