Public Act 90-0313
SB531 Enrolled LRB9001835WHmg
AN ACT concerning rent control.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Rent
Control Preemption Act.
Section 5. Rent control prohibited.
(a) A unit of local government, as defined in Section 1
of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution, shall not enact,
maintain, or enforce an ordinance or resolution that would
have the effect of controlling the amount of rent charged for
leasing private residential or commercial property.
(b) This Act does not impair the right of a unit of
local government to manage and control residential property
in which the unit of local government has a property
Section 10. Home rule preemption. A home rule unit may
not regulate or control the amount of rent charged for
leasing private residential or commercial property. This
Section is a denial and limitation of home rule powers and
functions under subsection (g) of Section 6 of Article VII of
the Illinois Constitution.
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon