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Record #: O2016-700   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 2/10/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Human Relations
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 5-8-035 concerning tenant's obligation to pay rent during pending retaliation claim
Sponsors: Hopkins, Brian , Moreno, Proco Joe
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 5 - Housing & Economic Development - Ch. 8 Chicago Fair Housing Regulations
Attachments: 1. O2016-700.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

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ORDINANCE ADDING SECTION 5-8-035 REGARDING RENTER OBLIGATIONS WHILE RETALIATION CLAIM IS PENDING

 

 

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

 

 

SECTION 1. The Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting Section 5-8-035. by adding the language underscored, as follows:

 

 

 

Section 5-8-035 Rental Agreement Obligation.

During a pending retaliation claim by a tenant, the tenant is still required to pay rent to the landlord and responsible for all obligations pursuant to the lease.

 

 

SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance is effective upon passage and publication.

 

 

 

 

BRIAN HOPKINS