(65 ILCS 5/11-74.2-15) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-74.2-15)
    Sec. 11-74.2-15. Any real property in the redevelopment area that has not been sold, or in the case of commercial projects sold or leased, by the corporate authorities within 5 years after they have acquired title to all the real property in the area shall be sold by the corporate authorities at public sale for cash to the highest bidder who obligates himself to redevelop the property in accordance with the final redevelopment plan. Notice of the sale and of the place where the final redevelopment plan may be inspected shall be published once in a newspaper having a general circulation in the municipality in which the real property is situated at least 20 days prior to the date of the public sale. The notice shall contain a description of the real property to be sold and a general statement of the use for which such property may be developed under the redevelopment plan.
    The corporate authorities may reject the bids received if in their opinion the highest bid does not equal or exceed the use value of the land to be sold. Within 6 months after the bids have been rejected, the corporate authorities shall again advertise for sale any real property then remaining unsold. Each additional publication and offer for bids shall be subject to the same requirements and conditions as the original publication.
    Any deed executed by the corporate authorities under this Division may contain such restrictions as are required by the final redevelopment plan and necessary building and zoning ordinances. All such deeds of conveyance shall be executed in the name of the municipality by its chief executive officer, and the seal of the municipality shall be attached to the deeds.
(Source: P.A. 78-1155.)