Bill Text: IL HB3331 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Enrolled


Bill Title: Amends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Changes certain types of assistance grantees shall offer households to prevent homelessness as follows: (1) payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage (rather than payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage in an amount established as necessary to defeat the eviction or foreclosure, but shall in no event be greater than 3 months of rental or mortgage arrears); (2) payment of a security deposit (rather than payment of a rent deposit or security deposit and payment of not more than 2 months rent or mortgage payments); and (3) payment of rent or mortgage. Provides that in no case shall the total assistance for a household be greater than the equivalent of 6 months of rent or mortgage payments. Provides that, on an annual basis, a grantee's administrative costs and case management expenses shall not exceed 15% of the grant amount it receives.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 38-1)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-05-22 - Passed Both Houses [HB3331 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB3331-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning housing.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Homelessness Prevention Act is amended by
5changing Section 6 and by adding Section 12.5 as follows:
6 (310 ILCS 70/6) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1306)
7 Sec. 6. Forms of assistance. Assistance offered to
8households by grantees shall include but not be limited to the
9following:
10 (a) payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage in an amount
11established as necessary to defeat the eviction or foreclosure,
12but shall in no event be greater than 3 months of rental or
13mortgage arrears;
14 (b) payment of a rent deposit or security deposit and
15payment of not more than 2 months rent or mortgage payments;
16 (b-5) payment of rent or mortgage;
17 (c) payment of utility bills and arrearages; or
18 (d) support services, where appropriate, to prevent
19homelessness or repeated episodes of homelessness.
20In no case shall the total assistance for a household be
21greater than the equivalent of 6 months of rent or mortgage
22payments.
23(Source: P.A. 96-291, eff. 8-11-09.)

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1 (310 ILCS 70/12.5 new)
2 Sec. 12.5. Administrative costs and case management
3expenses. On an annual basis, a grantee's administrative costs
4and case management expenses shall not exceed 15% of the grant
5amount it receives under the Act.
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