Advocacy News

Advocating for the multifamily industry in Illinois

Check here for the latest information on what's happening in local, state and national government affairs.

California voters soundly defeated Proposition 10 by a 20-point margin. The measure would have repealed the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, and,...

Read Post

Following is a summary of ordinances introduced at the June 26th Chicago City Council meeting that might be of interest to CAA members. Click on the...

Read Post

While I find myself largely in agreement with the June 26 Sun-Times editorial “Chicago has to push more affordable housing across the whole...

Read Post

General Assembly Session Summary This was a vastly different legislative session from previous sessions. First, Illinois has a budget that was...

Read Post

With Primary Over Focus Shifts to Legislation With the Primary over, attention has turned to passing laws. Seven weeks remain in this session which,...

Read Post

Rent control has gained much attention recently as low-income housing advocates promote this failed policy as a remedy to rising rents and tenant...

Read Post

Rent control not the answer I wholeheartedly agree with professor William Sander's op-ed on rent control ("A Chicago economist weighs in on rent...

Read Post

Each year the City of Chicago and State of Illinois are required to set the rate of interest that must be paid on security deposits for residential...

Read Post

With the Illinois Affordable Housing Tax Credit (or Donations Tax Credit) scheduled to expire at the end of the year, CAA urged the General Assembly...

Read Post

Mayor Emanuel's $8.22 billion 2017 budget proposal released this week at a special meeting of the city council contains no property tax increase or...

Read Post

MEDIA STATEMENT ON PROPOSED CHICAGO WATER AND SEWER TAX CHICAGO — In response to the Chicago City Council’s proposed $239 million water...

Read Post

Section 8 rents not the whole issue To the Editor: Crain’s reporter Alby Gallun’s August 1 cover story “A New Start”...

Read Post