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Record #: O2020-3449   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 6/17/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 5-12 and 13-72 to further regulate landlord requirements for just cause evictions, tenant relocation assistance and notice requirements for evictions and rental rate increases
Sponsors: Taliaferro, Chris, La Spata, Daniel , Taylor, Jeanette B. , Rodriguez, Michael D., Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Cardona, Jr., Felix , Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Vasquez, Jr., Andre, Martin, Matthew J. , Hadden, Maria E.
Attachments: 1. O2020-3449.pdf


SECTION 1. Section 5-12-020 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the text underscored, and by deleting the text struck through, as follows:

5-12-020 Exclusions.

(a) Rental of the following dwelling units shall not be governed by this chapter, unless the rental agreement thereof is created to avoid the application of this chapter:

(1J{a) Dwelling units in owner-occupied buildings containing six units or less; provided, however, that the provisions ^ Sections- Section 5^12-13575-12^136. 5-12-137, 5-12-138. 5-12-140, and 5-12-160 shall apply to every rented dwelling unit in such buildings within the City of Chicago;

"(21-(b) Dwelling units in hotels, motels, inns, bed-and-breakfast establishments, rooming houses and boardinghouses, but only until such time as the dwelling unit has been occupied by a tenant for 32 or more continuous days and tenant pays a monthly rent, exclusive of any period of wrongful occupancy contrary to agreement with an owner. Notwithstanding the : above, the prohibition against interruption ...of tenant occupancy set forth in Section 5-12-160 shall apply to every rented dwelling unit in such buildings within the City of Chicago. No landlord shall bring an action to recover possession of such unit, or avoid renting monthly in order to avoid the application of this chapter. Any willful attempt to avoid application ;of this chapter by an owner may be punishable by criminal or civil actions;

{3]{g) Housing accommodations in any hospital, convent, monastery, extended care facility, asylum or not-for-profit home for the aged, temporary overnight shelter, transitional shelter, or in a dormitory owned and operated by an elementary school, high school or institution of higher learning; student housing accommodations wherein a housing agreement or housing contract is entered into between the student and an institution of higher learning or student ho...

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