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Full Text of HB4248  102nd General Assembly




State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 1/5/2022, by Rep. David Friess


765 ILCS 745/24  from Ch. 80, par. 224

    Amends the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Provides that a purchaser of a mobile home must obtain a written and signed lease from the park owner unless the purchaser elects to remove the mobile home from the mobile home park. Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act
5is amended by changing Section 24 as follows:
6    (765 ILCS 745/24)  (from Ch. 80, par. 224)
7    Sec. 24. Sale of Mobile Home. The park owner shall be
8enjoined and restrained from prohibiting, limiting,
9restricting, obstructing, or in any manner interfering with
10the freedom of any mobile home owner to:
11    (a) Sell the his mobile home to a purchaser of the mobile
12home owner's his choice, provided that the park owner shall be
13allowed to promulgate any general qualifications or lawful
14restrictions on park residents which limit or define the
15admission of entrants to the park. The purchaser, prior to
16closing, must obtain a written and signed lease unless the
17purchaser elects to remove the mobile home from the mobile
18home park;
19    (b) Employ or secure the services of an independent
20salesperson in connection with the sale of said mobile home,
21providing that said salesperson collects and remits all
22governmental taxes.
23    The park owner is prohibited from imposing any fee,



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1charge, or commission for the sale of a mobile home, except
2when a mobile home owner requests the park owner or his agent
3of the park owner to assist in securing a purchaser for the his
4mobile home. A commission may be accepted for such service
5subject only to the following conditions:
6    (1) That the exact amount of commission or fee shall be a
7percentage of the actual sales price of the mobile home; and
8    (2) That the maximum percentage figure for the services in
9the resale of the mobile home by the park owner or his agent of
10the park owner shall be set forth in writing prior to the sale.
11    The park owner is prohibited from requiring, upon the sale
12by a tenant of a mobile home to a qualified purchaser, the
13removal from the park of such mobile home unless the mobile
14home is less than 12 feet wide or is significantly
15deteriorated and in substantial disrepair, in which case the
16park owner shall bear the burden of demonstrating such fact
17and must, prior to sale, have given the tenant written notice
18thereof, and that unless first corrected, removal will be
19required upon sale.
20(Source: P.A. 85-998.)
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.