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“Affected Tenant” means a Tenant age 55 and older subject to Temporary Displacement or Mandatory Internal Transfer from a Subsidized Dwelling Unit.
“Assistive Device” means an aid, tool, or instrument used by a person with disabilities to assist in activities of daily living. Examples of assistive devices include grab bars, tongs, knobturners, and oven-rack pusher/pullers.
“CHA” means the Chicago Housing Authority.
“City Funding” means any financing appropriated or approved by the City of Chicago after September 1, 2019, for the rehabilitation, demolition, disposition, conversion, redevelopment, or new construction of a residential property, including, but not limited to, bond financing, Low Income Housing Tax Credits, Community Development Block Grant funds, HOME Investment Partnerships Program funds, Tax Increment Financing, and the Affordable Housing Opportunity Fund.
“Covered Building” or “Building” means a residential rental building whose Responsible Party seeks to receive, or is receiving, City Funding for that building and is either: (1) senior-designated housing and has the CHA as Owner, or (2) a residential rental building that contains 24 or more dwelling units designated for Tenants age 55 and older.
“Department” means, unless otherwise indicated, the Chicago Department of Housing or any successor agency.
“Developer” means any person who develops or redevelops a Covered Building or any part thereof, but does not include a lender or any governmental entity.
“Mandatory Internal Transfer” means the required move of a Tenant from one unit to another unit in a Covered Building undergoing renovations.
“Owner” means any person who alone, jointly or severally with others: (1) has legal title to a residential rental building that contains 24 or more dwelling units designated for Tenants of ages 55 and older or any part of that building, with or without accompanying actual possession thereof; or (2) has charge, care, or control of a residential rental building that contains 24 or more dwelling units designated for Tenants of ages 55 and older or any part of that building as owner or agent of the owner. “Owner” includes the owner, his agent for the purpose of managing, controlling, or collecting rents, any other person managing or controlling that building or any part thereof and any person entitled to the control or direction of the management or disposition of a that building, in whole or in part.
“Reasonable Accommodation” has the meaning set forth in the Fair Housing Act, as amended.
“Responsible Party” means an Owner and a Developer, jointly and severally.
“Subsidized Dwelling Unit” means a rental dwelling unit, in a Covered Building, that is made affordable to very low-income, low-income, or moderate-income persons by means of restricted rents or rental assistance as identified by the appropriate local, state, or federal agency overseeing the pertinent housing program.
“Temporary Displacement” means displacement of a Tenant for a period of up to 12 months from a Covered Building.
“Tenant” means a person entitled by written or oral agreement, subtenancy approved by an Owner, or by sufferance, to occupy a dwelling unit to the exclusion of others.
“Tenant Association” means an organization of Tenants of a Covered Building that represents the interests of all Tenants in that Building and is completely independent of that Building’s Owner.
“URA” means the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970, as amended.
(Added Coun. J. 1-23-19, p. 94266, § 1)