The Honorable John A. Ostenburg, Mayor of Village of Park Forest, Illinois, has endorsed the United for Homes campaign. Mayor Ostenburg becomes the fourth mayor and fourteenth elected official to support United for Homes, which seeks to fund the National Housing Trust Fund with revenue raised from modifications to the mortgage interest deduction. NLIHC State Coalition Partner, Housing Action Illinois, was instrumental in securing the endorsement.
In addition, The Village of Park Forest has added support for the Common Sense Housing Investment Act (H.R. 1213) to their 2014 legislative agenda. H.R. 1213, introduced by Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), is the current legislation that includes the United for Homes campaign proposal.
Download the United for Homes elected official endorsement form at: http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/UFH_Endorser_Form_EO.pdf
Join the United for Homes campaign at: http://nlihc.org/unitedforhomes/support