Homeowners will get some financial relief under Governor Quinn’s tax plan, but critics say that should also extend to renters. Anyone who owns a home will get a 500-dollar check to help with their property taxes, but Green Party gubernatorial candidate Scott Summers says renters should get a similar benefit.
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Summers says a similar plan would’ve been a lot better for renters. He says the fact that Quinn didn’t consider something like that shows he isn’t thinking of people with the greatest need. Quinn says he’s working on a plan that will help renters buy a home so they can take advantage of the 500-dollar refund.