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Record #: O2020-3501   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/15/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 6/17/2020
Title: Provisional moratorium on tenant eviction notices for failure to pay rent due to COVID-19 impact
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Attachments: 1. O2020-3501.pdf
ORDINANCE


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

SECTION 1.
Definitions. As used in this ordinance:
"Circuit court" means the Circuit Court of Cook County.
"City" means the City of Chicago.
"City Council" means the City Council ofthe City of Chicago. "Code" means the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago.
"Covered dwelling unit" has the meaning ascribed to that term in subsection (b) of Section 2 of this Ordinance.

"COVID-19" means the coronavirus disease 2019.,

"COVID-19 Impact" means any loss, reduction or delay in receipt of income, or loss or reduction of employment attributable in whole or in part to COVID-19.

"Days" means calendar days.

"Dwelling unit" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 5-12-030(a) ofthe
Code.

"Executive Order" means Executive Order 2020-10 (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8) issued on March 20, 2020, and Executive Order 2020-30 (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 28) issued on April 23, 2020, by the Governor ofthe State of Illinois and any extension, amendment, supplement, reissuance or addition thereto.

"General Administrative Order" means General Administrative Order 2020-01 initially issued on March 23, 2020 and amended on April 13, 2020 and amended again on May 28, 2020 by Chief Judge Timothy Evans and any extension, amendment, supplement, reissuance or addition thereto.

"Good faith" means honesty in fact and conduct involving timely and reasonable acts that avoid taking unfair advantage.

"Landlord" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 5-12-030(b) of the Code.

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"Moratorium" means the moratorium established pursuant to Section 2(a) of this Ordinance.
"Rent" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 5-12-030(f) of the Code. "Rental agreement" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 5-12-030(g) of the
Code.

"Single-room occupancy building" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 17-17-02163 ofthe Code.

"Tenant" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section ...

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