Letter: Will County communities should curb impact fees to spur growth

IAR’s Gideon Blustein, regional manager for member outreach, wrote a letter to the editor of the Herald News about how getting rid of impact fees might actually help schools with lagging enrollments and increase economic investment.

Blustein’s letter noted that several Will County communities have reduced the fees and at least one of the communities has already seen housing growth. Housing growth translates into potentially higher enrollments. It also puts more money into the local economy. .

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About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Vice President/Communications for Illinois REALTORS®. He serves as editor of online and print content for the association’s communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts spokesperson training seminars and oversees website development for the Association.

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