Rental housing freedom is being threatened; REALTORS® take action!

Say no to more red tape! This week, the Cook County Board is expected to consider an amendment to the county’s Human Rights Ordinance that would force landlords to accept Section 8 vouchers.

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® and various landlord groups strongly oppose this proposal which would make it a violation of the ordinance if a landlord chooses not to participate in the federal Housing Choice/Section 8 housing voucher program.

Learn more and take action TODAY from this link,

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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