Section 375.103  Definitions


As used in this Part, the following words or terms mean:


"Act":  The Illinois Housing Development Act [20 ILCS 3805].


"Affected Public Entities":  The mayor of the city or village in which the Assisted Housing Development is located or, if the Assisted Housing Development is located in an unincorporated area, the chairperson of the county board; the public housing authority in whose jurisdiction the Assisted Housing Development is located, if any; the local director of the federal housing agency that has insured, provided financing for or provided subsidies for the Assisted Housing Development; and IHDA.


"Affordability Restrictions":  The limits on rents that owners may charge for occupancy of a rental unit in Assisted Housing and the limits on tenant income for persons or families seeking to qualify as tenants in Assisted Housing.


"Assisted Housing" or "Assisted Housing Development":  A rental housing development, or mixed use development that includes rental housing, that receives government assistance under any of the following programs:


New construction, substantial rehabilitation, moderate rehabilitation, property disposition and loan management set-aside programs, or any other program providing project-based rental assistance under Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended (42 USC 1437).


The Below-Market-Interest-Rate Program under Section 221(d)(3) of the National Housing Act (12 USC 1701).


Section 236 of the National Housing Act (12 USC 1715z-1).


Section 202 of the National Housing Act (12 USC 1701q).


Programs for rent supplement assistance under Section 101 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965, as amended (12 USC 1701s).


Programs under Section 514 or 515 of the Housing Act of 1949 (12 USC 1441 and 14 USC 1485).


Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code (26 USC 42).


"IHDA": The Illinois Housing Development Authority.


"Members": The members of IHDA.


"Notice":  The notice that an owner of an Assisted Housing Development must provide if that owner intends to sell or otherwise dispose of the Assisted Housing Development, complete a prepayment, or complete a termination of affordability restrictions.


"Owner":  The person, partnership or corporation that holds title to an Assisted Housing Development.


"Prepayment":  The payment in full or refinancing of the federally insured or federally held mortgage indebtedness prior to its original maturity date, or the voluntary cancellation of mortgage insurance, on an Assisted Housing Development under Section 221(d)(3), 236 or 202 of the National Housing Act that would have the effect of removing affordability restrictions applicable to the Assisted Housing Development under the programs described in those Sections.


"Preservation Act":  Federally Assisted Housing Preservation Act [310 ILCS 60].


"Property":  A property or development that contains Assisted Housing.


"Tenant":  The tenant, subtenant, lessee, sublessee or other person entitled to possession, occupancy or benefits of a rental unit within an Assisted Housing Development.


"Termination":  The:


expiration or early termination of an Assisted Housing Development's participation in a federal subsidy program for Assisted Housing under Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937.


expiration or early termination of an Assisted Housing Development's affordability restrictions described in Section 42(g) of the Internal Revenue Code, when that event results in an increase in tenant rents, a change in the form of subsidy from project-based to tenant-based, or a change in use of the Assisted Housing Development to a use other than rental housing.