Single-Room Occupancy and Residential Hotel Preservation Ordinance

The City has a vital interest in maintaining existing affordable housing.

On July 30, 2014, City Council passed a short-term six month moratorium on all SRO development until the more permanent ordinance can be effectuated.

On September 10, 2014, the Single-Room Occupancy and Residential Hotel Preservation Ordinance was introduced into the City Council.

On November 10, 2014, a substitute ordinance was approved by the Committee on Housing and Real Estate.

On November 12, 2014, by a vote of 47-2, aldermen approved the Single-Room Occupancy Preservation Ordinance.

Authority: 
City of Chicago
Citation: 
Chicago Municipal Code § 5-15-010 et seq.