(70 ILCS 531/9.1)
(a) The Authority may issue its bonds or notes (including refunding bond or
notes) only if the financed project is situated within the territorial
jurisdiction of a
municipality with a municipal poverty rate greater than 3% in excess of the
(b) If a project is situated in 2 or more municipalities where one
has a municipal poverty rate greater than 3% in excess of the statewide average
other does not, the project shall be deemed to be within the municipality with
poverty rate greater than 3% in excess of the statewide average.
(c) Not less than 30 days prior to the commitment to issue bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness for the purpose of developing, constructing, acquiring, or improving housing or residential projects, as defined in this Act, the Authority shall provide notice to the Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority. Within 30 days after the notice is provided, the Illinois Housing Development Authority shall, in writing, either express interest in financing the project or notify the Authority that it is not interested in providing financing and that the Authority may finance the project or seek alternative financing.
(Source: P.A. 96-234, eff. 1-1-10.)