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Record #: O2020-5750   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 11/16/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 12/16/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 2-44-090 and 2-44-100 to extend duration of Near North/Near West and Milwaukee Corridor affordable housing pilot area ordinances until June 30, 2021
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 44 Dept. of Housing
Attachments: 1. O2020-5750.pdf
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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

November 16, 2020










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


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Commissioner of Housing, I transmit herewith an ordinance extending the duration of the Near North, Near West and Milwaukee Corridor pilot affordable requirements ordinances.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours,

ORDINANCE

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago (the "City") is a home rule unit of government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6(a) of the 1970 State of Illinois Constitution; and

WHEREAS, Pursuant to its home rule power, the City may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs, including the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals and welfare; and

WHEREAS, The adoption of Section 2-44-080 (the "2015 ARO") ofthe Municipal Code ofthe City of Chicago (the "Code") and Sections 2-44-090 and 2-44-100 ofthe Code, which established, respectively, the Near North/Near West Pilot Area and the Milwaukee Corridor Pilot Area (together, the "Pilot Areas"), was in response to affordable housing issues that are on-going; and,

WHEREAS, the 2015 ARO is currently undergoing significant revisions that will not be complete prior to the current December 31, 2020 expiration of Sections 2-44-090 and 2-44-100 of the Code; and

WHEREAS, In order to prevent the exacerbation of the affordable housing issues in the Pilot Areas after the current expiration date and before the adoption of the revised 2015 ARO; now, therefore,

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

SECTION 1. Section 2-44-090 of the Code is hereby amended by deleting the struck-through language and inserting the underscored language, as follows:

2-44-090 Near north/near west affordable housing pilot area.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(K) Expiration. This se...

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