Did you know that in 2018, the State of Tennessee passed a law, written by two lobbyists from Verizon and AT&T, that allows cellular companies to install a cell tower up to 40ft tall in your front yard? Real estate studies worldwide show that a cell tower like this in your front yard can cause your home to lose up to 20% of its value. (see more below)
Mazzochi Press Conference on New 5G Legislation
State Representative Deanne Mazzochi (R-Elmhurst) announced today new legislation to protect local residents from the proliferation of controversial 5G wireless canisters in suburban communities. “Our neighborhoods welcome technological advances,” Mazzochi said. “But those same neighborhoods also need the right to decide at the local level whether certain aesthetic or safety costs are worth it, Rep. Mazzochi said.
Watch the video above, or see read MAZZOCHI’s ‘PROTECT ME FROM 5G!’ BILL GIVES RESIDENTS MORE POWER.
Cell Antennas Lower Property Values
Research indicates that over 90% of home buyers and renters are less interested in properties near cell towers and would pay less for a property in close vicinity to cellular antennas. Documentation of a price drop up to 20% is found in multiple surveys and published articles as listed below. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) considers cell towers as “Hazards and Nuisances.”