Bill Status of SB1348 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: AFFORDABLE HOUSING-EXEMPTIONS
Sen. Ann Gillespie
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Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Affordable Housing Act. Provides that the Illinois Housing Development Authority may develop on behalf of the State or with an eligible developer, or may assist under a government assistance program in the development of, housing projects that shall be exempt from all statutes, ordinances, charter provisions, and rules of any governmental agency relating to planning, zoning, construction standards for subdivisions, the development and improvement of land, and the construction of dwelling units, regardless of whether or not the project receives funding under this Act, if: (1) the Illinois Housing Development Authority finds the housing project is consistent with the purpose and intent of the Act and meets minimum requirements of health and safety; (2) the development of the proposed housing project does not contravene any safety standards, tariffs, rates, or fees approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission for public utilities or of the various community water supply advisory boards; and (3) the legislative body of the county in which the housing project is to be situated approves the project with or without modifications. Provides that the Affordable Housing Advisory Commission shall approve, approve with modification, or disapprove a boundary change within 45 days after the Illinois Housing Development Authority has submitted a petition to the Commission. Provides that if, on the 46th day, the petition is not disapproved, it shall be deemed approved by the Commission.