Illinois Realtors support proposed eminent domain law

Legislation is a response to U.S. Supreme Court decision

A legislative committee in Illinois this week approved a bill that seeks to limit the eminent domain power of local government to seize private homes and businesses, especially in cases that involve private developments, according to an announcement by a coalition that includes the Illinois Association of Realtors and the Home Builders Association of Illinois.

The Coalition to Protect Illinois Property also includes the Illinois Farm Bureau, AFL-CIO, United Food and Commercial Workers, Chicagoland Cham