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Record #: O2017-3562   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/19/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 5/24/2017
Title: Acquisition of property at 5525 W Diversey Ave and issuance of multi-family housing revenue bonds for development of low-income housing
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: PROPERTY - Acquisition
Attachments: 1. O2017-3562 (V1).pdf, 2. O2017-3562.pdf
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF NOT TO EXCEED $12,000,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF CITY OF CHICAGO MULTI-FAMILY MORTGAGE REVENUE NOTE, 2017 SERIES A (DIVERSEY MANOR APARTMENTS) FOR A LOW INCOME HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TO BE LOCATED AT 5525 WEST DIVERSEY AVE.; APPROVING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS IN RELATION THERETO; AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS IN RELATION THERETO.


WHEREAS, by virtue of Section 6(a) of Article VII of the 1970 Constitution of the State of Illinois (the "Constitution"), the City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of local government and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, as a home rule unit and pursuant to the Constitution, the City is authorized and empowered to issue multi-family housing revenue obligations for the purpose of financing the cost of the acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, development, and equipping an affordable multi-family housing facility for low- and moderate-income families located in the City ("Multi-Family Housing Financing"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council of the City (the "City Council") on January 25, 2017, the City has determined 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 (and which managing member it is anticipated will be replaced at closing by 5525 W Diversey MM, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company), has pr...

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