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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Advocating for Our Industry<br /> In 2013, C.A.R. Governmental Affairs achieved the following successes:<br /> · Secured a REALTOR® on the Cook County Land Bank Board<br /> · Worked with coalition that convinced the state fire marshal to drop proposals mandating<br /> sprinklers in high-rise buildings<br /> · Secured critical judicial discretion clauses in both the bedbug and energy benchmarking<br /> ordinances, and the removal of residential uses from the latter<br /> · Supported key reforms and protections in the Mayor's energy disclosure and fair housing<br /> ordinances<br /> · Expanded advocacy to larger regional commercial and economic development issues, including<br /> improved language on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District stormwater maintenance<br /> ordinance<br /> 150 C.A.R. REALTORS® attended IAR's Capitol Lobby Day in Springfield<br /> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=1"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=2"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=3"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=4"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=5"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=6"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=7"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=8"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=9"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=10"> Advocating for Our Industry In 2013, C.A.R</a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=11"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=12"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=13"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=14"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=15"> </a> <a title="Chicago Association of REALTORS&reg; 2013 Annual Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/84f4e03c?page=16"> </a>