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Record #: O2016-9131   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/14/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 1/25/2017
Title: Bond inducement language for Housing Revenue Bonds for Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Attachments: 1. O2016-9131 (V1).pdf, 2. O2016-9131.pdf

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago (the "City"), a home rule unit of government under Section 6(a), Article VII ofthe 1970 Constitution ofthe 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 for 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, 5525 W Diversey Manor Apartments, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (the "Borrower"), of which Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation, an Illinois not for profit corporation ("Managing Member"), is a managing member, has proposed a certain low-income housing development project consisting of the acquisition of real property located at 5525 West Diversey Avenue in the City, and construction thereon of a total of approximately 98 residential dwelling units (the "Project"); and
WHEREAS, the Borrower has requested that the City issue multi-family housing revenue bonds, notes or other indebtedness in an amount not to exceed Twelve Million Dollars ($12,000,000) (the "Bonds") for the purpose of financing all or a portion of the Project costs, including but not limited to the costs incurred in connection with the issuance of the Bonds and funding certain reserves, if required; and
WHEREAS, it is intended that the interest on the Bonds will be excluded from gross income for federal income tax purposes; and
WHEREAS, it is intended that this ordinance shall constitute a declaration of official intent to reimburse certain eligible expenditures for the Project made prior to the issuance of the Bonds from the proceeds of the Bonds (if and when issued) within the meaning of Section 1.150-2 ofthe Treasury Regulations promulgated under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Treasury Regulations"); now, t...

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