Coalition building against fire sprinkler mandate

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® has company in the growing list of organizations which have issues with the state Fire Marshal’s efforts to force costly code changes on Illinois residents.

At least 16 entities have publicly stated they are against the measures, which would require new residential construction and older apartment and condo buildings to have fire sprinkler systems.

Among the groups opposed to the measure:

And the list is still growing.

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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.