2020 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 310 - HOUSING
310 ILCS 35/ - House Relocation Act.

(310 ILCS 35/0.01) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 102.9)

Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the House Relocation Act.

(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(310 ILCS 35/1) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 103)

Sec. 1. It is hereby declared that there exists an acute shortage of housing in the State of Illinois; that this condition requires that provision be made for the relocation of dwellings on real property acquired for highway rights-of-way; that the necessity in the public interest for the provisions hereinafter enacted is hereby declared as a matter of legislative determination.

(Source: Laws 1949, p. 1023.)


(310 ILCS 35/2) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 104)

Sec. 2. Where real property has been acquired for highway purposes by any political subdivision or municipal corporation of the State and is improved with a dwelling or dwellings which otherwise must be removed or demolished in order to construct such highway, any such political subdivision or municipal corporation may acquire other real property by purchase, gift, legacy or pursuant to the provisions for the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act for the purpose of providing a site on which such dwelling or dwellings may be relocated in order that it or they may continue to be used for housing purposes and may cause any such dwelling to be moved to such a site, provide it with a suitable foundation and restore and rehabilitate the dwelling in its entirety.

(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)


(310 ILCS 35/2.5)

Sec. 2.5. Eminent domain. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, any power granted under this Act to acquire property by condemnation or eminent domain is subject to, and shall be exercised in accordance with, the Eminent Domain Act.

(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)


(310 ILCS 35/3) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 105)

Sec. 3. Notwithstanding any provision of this statute or of any other statute, general or special, any political subdivision or municipal corporation of the State, in order to effect the purposes of this statute, may enter into an agreement or agreements for the work and materials necessary therefor with the State, with any other political subdivision or municipal corporation thereof, with any private person, firm or corporation or with any public utility.

(Source: Laws 1949, p. 1023.)


(310 ILCS 35/4) (from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 106)

Sec. 4. After the relocation or relocation and rehabilitation of any such dwelling, such political subdivision or municipal corporation so relocating the dwelling thereafter by action of its corporate authorities may sell such dwelling and the real property on which it is located in the manner provided by law.

(Source: Laws 1949, p. 1023.)

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