PROTECT HOME OWNERSHIP AND OUR ECONOMY FIGHT ELIMINATION MORTGAGE INTEREST DEDUCTIONS
Thousands of us, your Professional Realtors Association descended upon Salem this Thursday to defend and protect the American Dream of home ownership for Oregon families. Showing up to protect our economy and fight the elimination of our mortgage interest deductions!
We got face to face with your legislators strongly advocating to reconsider taking away our treasured Mortgage Interest deduction to pay for the Governors proposed PERS adjustments.
This valuable tool which has been helping homeowners and our economy to thrive has been in place since 1913. Realizing housing affordability for our families. We do not want to increase the tax burdens on an already stressed Oregon homeowner and reducing the opportunity for new young families to purchase a home.
There is talk that the state would like to raise revenue by either limiting or curtailing the ability to deduct Mortgage Interest from your state income tax filing. I encourage you to get your views across to your elected officials by writing them from THIS PAGE