(55 ILCS 5/5-1052.5)
    Sec. 5-1052.5. Contracts to care for vacant residential real estate.
    (a) A person, except for the servicer of a mortgage loan acting in that capacity, who contracts with the federal government or any of its agencies, including, without limitation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, to care for vacant residential real estate is responsible for maintaining the property to prevent and correct health and sanitation code violations.
    (b) A person who violates this Section is subject to the findings, decision, and order of a hearing officer as provided in Division 5-41.
    (c) A person who intentionally violates this Section is guilty of a business offense and shall be fined not less than $500 and not more than $1,000.
(Source: P.A. 90-517, eff. 8-22-97.)