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Senior housing ordinance clears City Council committee

Jan 16, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

An ordinance to protect seniors living in affordable housing buildings undergoing major repair work made its way out of the Committee on Housing and Real Estate on Wednesday.

The ordinance, introduced by Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) in November, would require developers to submit a public relocation plan to the Department of Housing as they prepare to renovate or rehabilitate senior affordable housing buildings.

The ordinance applies to developments that receive funding from the Cit...