REALTORS® in Action: Fixing SB 41

IAR took the lead in battling an erroneous homestead exemption bill that could have hurt REALTORS® and private property owners. Two years of consistent lobbying and grassroots efforts by IAR members brought victory — a final bill that protects property owners while allowing Cook County to go after scofflaws. See the story of how IAR changed policy in this new video.

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About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Director of Communications for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. He supervises and carries out the implementation of the communications programs for the Association. He directs and supervises the Communications staff. He is responsible for coordinating and implementing the public relations and media relations efforts for the Association and acts as spokesperson and liaison to the statewide news media. He serves as editor of online and print content for IAR communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts IAR spokesperson training seminars and oversees the operation of website development for the Association.

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