RVOICE: Illinois REALTORS®' Advocacy Program

RVOICE: Making a difference for Illinois REALTORS®


RVOICE (formerly known as the Advocacy Program) was launched to go beyond working with legislators and local officials and go right to the front door of the homeowner. RVOICE produces hard-hitting direct mail pieces, brochures, ad campaigns, advocacy websites and other tools to make sure elected officials get the message, while giving constituents a way to fight for their property rights. Read more about recent advocacy efforts througout the state.

Advocacy Tools

  • Property Tax Video and Brochure. Illinois REALTORS® has produced an informative video and brochure that can be used to walk clients through the property tax process in Illinois. To view or share the video and download the brochure, go here.

  • ilskylights.com - Quickly find your political district and learn about local advocacy issues.

  • Login with your nine-digit NRDS number. | Lookup your NRDS ID

  • Download FREE brochures and research studies to help you be an informative resource for your clients and prospects.

  • Victory! REALTORS® stop a mandate that would cost Illinois homebuyers millions by requiring installation of fire sprinklers in new residential construction and in older apartment and condo buildings. RVOICE research has shown that sprinkler system mandates drive up the cost of homeownership and are unpopular with owners who would prefer to make their own decision on the issue. Thousands of IAR's members answered a call for action, and the association launched a website, Nosprinklermandate.com.


RVOICE is the name of the Illinois REALTORS® Advocacy Program. This program, established in 2006, ensures that the interests of REALTORS® and property owners are well represented before state and local governments throughout Illinois.  

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On Common Ground

On Common Ground is a semi-annual newsletter sent to Illinois elected officials that provides research, local ordinance and state law updates, and economic data related to the Illinois real estate industry. 


What is RVOICE?

  • Independent Research
  • Legal Analysis
  • Issues Campaigns
  • Public Opinion Surveys
  • Voter Outreach
  • Data Analysis