§ 6-802.1.  Transition Period. 139.1
   (1)   Notwithstanding the definition of Targeted Housing provided for at subsection 6-802(14), dwelling units in which children aged six (6) and under do not and will not reside during the lease term shall only qualify as Targeted Housing according to a transition schedule established as follows:
      (a)   For each active zip code in the City, the Department shall certify, by posting prominently on its website, the percent of screened children living in such zip code area with elevated blood lead levels (BLL) 5 µg/dL, over such period of time as the Department of Public Health deems appropriate. The Department shall post the zip code areas in rank order, beginning with the zip code area with the highest such percentage of screened children with elevated blood lead levels and continuing through to the zip code area with the lowest such percentage of screened children with elevated blood lead levels.
      (b)   There shall be four regions of the City, defined as follows: The areas of the City comprising the eleven highest ranked zip codes shall constitute Region 1. The areas of the City comprising the next eleven highest ranked zip codes shall constitute Region II. The areas of the City comprising the next eleven highest ranked zip codes shall constitute Region III. The remaining areas of the City shall constitute Region IV. The Department of Public Health shall post prominently on its website the zip code composition of each Region, and shall file a copy with the Chief Clerk of Council.
      (c)   Dwelling units in which children aged six (6) and under do not and will not reside during the lease term shall only qualify as Targeted Housing as follows:
         (.1)   From October 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021: only in Region I.
         (.2)   From April 1, 2021, through September 30, 2021: only in Regions I and II.
         (.3)   From October 1, 2021, through March 31, 2022: only in Regions I, II and III.
         (.4)   From April 1, 2022, and thereafter: in Regions I, II, III and IV.
      (d)   This transition schedule shall only apply if, by the effective date of the Ordinance adding this Section 6-802.1 to the Code, the Department has made the requisite filing with the Chief Clerk and posted the requisite material on its website, as provided in paragraph (b), above.

 

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139.1
   Added, Bill No. 180936-A (approved October 2, 2019), effective October 1, 2020.