102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/21/2022, by Rep. David A. Welter
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
765 ILCS 745/9
from Ch. 80, par. 209
Amends the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Restricts a
park owner from charging or imposing upon a tenant who is 65 years of age
or older any fee or increase in rent above 3% per annum, or not above 6%
per annum if the park owner demonstrates that the cost of operating the
mobile home park exceeds the amount that the park earns even with the rent
increase. Exempts any increase in government fees on mobile home parks
from the limitation.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act
is amended by changing Section 9 as follows:
(765 ILCS 745/9)
(from Ch. 80, par. 209)
The Terms of Fees and Rents.
The terms for payment
of rent shall
be clearly set forth and all charges for
services, ground or lot rent, unit
rent, or any other charges
shall be specifically itemized in the lease and
billings of the tenant by the park owner.
The owner shall not change the rental terms nor increase
the cost of fees,
except as provided herein.
The park owner shall not charge a transfer or selling fee
as a condition
of sale of a mobile home that is going to remain
within the park unless
a service is rendered.
Rents charged to a tenant by a park owner may be increased
renewal of a lease. Notification of an increase shall
be delivered 90 days
prior to expiration of the lease.
The park owner shall not charge or impose upon a tenant any
fee or increase in rent which reflects the cost to the park
owner of any fine, forfeiture, penalty, money damages, or fee
assessed or awarded by a court of law against the park owner,