Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-Chicago) introduced an amendment to his previously proposed bill seeking to repeal the state’s ban on rent control.
A House committee on Wednesday approved a scaled-back version of a bill that initially sought to repeal Illinois’ prohibition on rent control.
Introduced by Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-Chicago), HB 116 was approved by the House Housing Committee last month. The bill initially sought to repeal the 1997 Rent Control Preemption Act, which prohibits municipalities across the state from enacting any ordinance or resolution that would place rent controls on residential or commercial properties.
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