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Record #: O2021-2988   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Housing and Real Estate
Final action: 7/21/2021
Title: Amendment of ordinance on moratorium on tenant eviction notices for failure to pay rent due to COVID-19 impact
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Attachments: 1. O2021-2988.pdf
ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. The ordinance imposing a provisional moratorium on tenant eviction notices for failure to pay rent due to the impact of COVID-19, passed June 17, 2020, and published on pages 17879 through 17884 ofthe Journal of Proceedings ofthe City Council for that date, is hereby amended by adding the language underscored as follows:
SECTION 1.
Definitions. As used in this ordinance:
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

"Code" means the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Housing or the Commissioner's designee.

"Covered dwelling unit" has the meaning ascribed to that term in subsection (b) of Section 2 of this Ordinance.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance) "Dwelling unit" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 5-12-030(a) ofthe
Code.

"Emergency Rental Assistance Program" means the rental relief and payment program established by the Commissioner to provide rental payments to landlords on behalf of tenants.
"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, and Executive Order 2021-13 (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 82) issued on June 11, 2021. and Executive Order 2021-14 (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 83) issued on June 25, 2021, by the Governor of the State of Illinois, and any extension, amendment, supplement, reissuance, or addition thereto.
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)


SECTION 2.

(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance)

(b) Scope of Ordinance - Covered dwelling units. Subject only to the exclusions set forth in Subsection 2(c) herein, this Ordinance applies to every rental agreement for a dwelling unit located within the City, regardless of where the agreement is made, including dwelling units subject to rental agreements operated under subsidy prog...

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