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Record #: O2019-2683   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 4/10/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/12/2019
Title: Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund expenditures for Micro-Market Recovery and Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Programs
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: FINANCE FUNDS - Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund
Attachments: 1. O2019-2683 (V1).pdf, 2. O2019-2683.pdf

ORDINANCE

 

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

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the City Council of the City on June 27, 2012 and published at pages 29961-29963 of the Journal of the Proceedings of the City Council of such date, the Department of Planning and Development ("DPD") of the City established the Micro-Market Recovery Program (the "MMRP Program"); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to grants made on August 1, 2017 by the City, through DPD, to the Chicago Community Loan Fund and to Neighborscapes, both of which are Illinois not for profit corporations, DPD established the Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Program (the "Rebuild Program"); and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-44-080(G)(1) of the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Municipal Code"), funds deposited into the Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund ("AHOF Funds") may be used for the construction, rehabilitation or preservation of affordable housing or may be used in connection with such other housing programs as shall be specifically approved by the City Council for such revenues; and

 

WHEREAS, the MMRP Program and the Rebuild Program both facilitate the acquisition of vacant and foreclosed single-family residential properties in certain target areas within the City for rehabilitation and use as affordable housing by low-income households; and

WHEREAS, the City desires to authorize the use of AHOF Funds for the MMRP Program and the Rebuild Program; now, therefore,

 

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

 

SECTION 1. The above recitals are incorporated herein and made a part hereof.

 

SECTION 2. AHOF Funds, as they may be appropriated from time to time, are hereby authorized for use in connection with the MMRP Program and the Rebuild Program.

 

SECTION 3. To the extent that any ordinance, resolution, rule, order or provision of the Municipal Code, or part thereof, is in conflict with the provisions of this ordinance, the provisions of this ordinance shall.control. If any section, paragraph, clause or provision of this ordinance shall be held invalid, the invalidity of such section, paragraph, clause or provision shall not affect-any of the other provisions of this ordinance.

SECTION 4. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its passage and approval.

 

 

OFFICE  OF THE MAYOR

CITY OF CHICAGO

RAHM EMANUEL

MAYOR

 

 

April 10,2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

At the request of the Commissioner of Planning and Development, 1 transmit herewith ordinance authorizing an expenditure of affordable housing opportunity funds for the micro-market recovery program and the neighborhood rebuild program.

 

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

 

 

Very truly yours,

 

 

Alderman Harry Osterman

18TH WARD

 

June 12, 2019

 

 

 

 

TO THE PRESIDENT AND MEMEBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL:

 

 

Your Committee on Housing and Real Estate which was referred by the Department of Planning and Development a Program Ordinance for Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund

expenditures for Micro-Market recovery and Chicago Neighborhood Rebuild Programs.

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Having the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body, Pass the proposed ordinance transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred in a voice vote of all committee members present with no dissenting votes. ,

 

Approved Approved

Corporation Counsel

 

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