Spring 2021: Government Affairs Update

It’s a new year, the dust has settled, and the City of Chicago budget was enacted by a slim margin.

City Council Housing Committee Pauses ARO Discussion at REALTORS® Urging

On Tuesday, February 16, a meeting was held by the Housing Committee for public comments on the Affordable Requirements Ordinance

Winter 2020 Advocacy Update

Winter is coming. This refrain from a popular TV show is both literal and figurative here in Chicago, with municipal budgets, stalled local ordinances and a possible extension of the […]

Initial Reaction to the City of Chicago’s ARO Task Force Report

On Monday, September 14, the City of Chicago Department of Housing released the Affordable Housing Task Force Report, which can be read in full here. On September 23, the Chicago […]

September 2020 Coffee With Your GADs Recap & Advocacy Update

Each month the Chicago Association of REALTORS® hosts Coffee With Your GADs to keep you updated on what is happening in government affairs that affect your business. Watch the playback […]

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Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

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Chicago REALTORS® Meet with Representatives from the ARO Task Force

On Monday, March 9, a focus group made up of Chicago REALTORS® met with representatives from the City of Chicago’s Affordable Requirement Ordinance (ARO) Task Force to provide feedback and […]

Aldermen OK New Affordable Requirements Ordinance

Chicago aldermen on Wednesday, March 18 approved changes to the Affordable Requirements Ordinance (ARO). Chicago REALTORS® Government Affairs team worked with the city along with other real estate groups to propose changes […]