Schakowsky meets with Illinois REALTORS® at Let’s Talk event


U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky talks to members of the Illinois Association of REALTORS® on Monday, March 10, 2014, as part of the association's Let's Talk Real Estate series of meetings with elected officials. The event was held in Glenview.

REALTORS® from the Ninth District came out Monday, March 10, for a luncheon and discussion on several issues at the Let’s Talk Real Estate event for Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky.

Issues such as commercial and residential real estate finance, tax policy and data security were covered.

Congresswoman Schakowsky has in-depth knowledge of the issue of data security from her role on a task force to study issue in the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

One area of discussion where the members and the Congresswoman would like to have continued talks is in the area of senior housing. This topic came up during the market reports part of the program and it is one of much importance to her.

Federal Political Coordinator Marilyn Glazer and her contact team continue to keep the Congresswoman informed on issues such as these and many others concerning real estate.

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About Sharon Gorrell, IAR Housing Policy Advisor

Sharon Gorrell is Housing Policy Advisor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. Through research and analysis she provides IAR leadership, committees, and governmental affairs staff well-informed expertise on local, state, and national housing policy issues and programs. Her work assists IAR in developing sound housing and housing finance policy positions and programs. She develops and maintains relationships with other associations, agencies and organizations that engage in the discussion and development of policies that affect housing and access to housing, and serves as the voice for and liaison of the REALTOR® organization to such groups. She serves as the IAR staff executive for the Housing Opportunity Working Group, Business Diversity Working Group, Federal Political Coordinators Working Group and Community Development Resource Working Group.

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