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Chicago Passes Mandatory Energy Benchmarking Ordinance

The Chicago City Council recently passed the Building Energy Use Benchmarking Ordinance of the City of Chicago 1 (the "Ordinance"), and as a result have joined eight major cities and two states 2 that require some form of energy benchmarking for buildings. While there are some exceptions, described...

Chicago Affordable Housing Ordinance Passes: Key Provisions, Key Requirements

By Theodore J. Novak , Richard F. Klawiter , Paul W. Shadle , Mariah F. DiGrino , David L. Reifman , Jesse W. Dodson , Katherine C. Jahnke Dale , Daniel Kraft Chicago’s City Council has approved an amendment to the existing affordable housing ordinance (the 2015 ARO) which will change, and...