Every day the Illinois REALTORS® fights on behalf of its members to protect homeowner and business rights. Issue Central provides a one-stop spot to learn about the issues Illinois REALTORS®' governmental affairs directors monitor for members.
Rules mandating fire sprinklers in new construction have been pushed throughout Illinois. Learn why these rules might make homeownership unattainable for some, and how the costs could mount over time for a buyer.
The most prominent feature of home rule authority is the power to impose a variety of taxes. Since the enactment of home rule in 1970, several onerous ordinances have been enacted which affect real estate.