Support the College Control Cost Act to Reduce College Costs for Illinois Students

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Skyrocketing Champaign County Real Estate Property Taxes on Non-Profit Sorority and Fraternity housing are raising the cost of college to undergraduate students, threatening the existence of the Greek System at the University of Illinois, and influencing prospective students to look outside of Illinois for their college education.  All sorority and fraternity housing are non-profit, university-approved facilities which seek to provide fraternal housing at a low price, controlling the cost of college education for members. Real estate property taxes levied by Champaign County are a significant and increasing component of Chapter House operations. Starting in 2017, Champaign County implemented a massive tax increase targeted in the University of Illinois campus town area, threatening the viability of all sororities and fraternities located there. The average tax increase is 77% costing campus town sororities and fraternities on average $1,114 to $2,632 per student per year. As just one example, Phi Kappa Psi’s real estate property taxes have skyrocketed to $72,972 due in 2018 from $19,432 due in 2016, a 373% increase.

 



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