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  • The Evolving Form of Housing December 12, 2018
    Tiane Harrison
  • REALTOR® Party Leaders Plan for 2019 December 7, 2018
    Through all the election mail pieces, television ads, canvassing, and punditry, REALTORS®, we survived the mid-term elections! This year, we broke records! Our results were impressive, but now the real work begins. We are looking forward to celebrating the 50th anniversary of RPAC and addressing major issues facing our industry. If we work together — owning, […]
    Tiane Harrison
  • Hawai’i REALTORS® Improve Public Education without Property Tax Surcharges December 7, 2018
    The REALTORS® of Hawai’i want high quality public education throughout their state, which suffers from extremely high teacher-turnover. This fall, they led the charge against a ballot measure that would allow for the creation of a property tax surcharge on residential investment properties to fund the Department of Education. And then they redoubled their fo […]
    Tiane Harrison
  • Greensboro REALTORS® Tackle Additions to City Zoning Code December 7, 2018
    When a fatal apartment fire triggered a knee-jerk reaction from the City Council to amend the municipal zoning code, the Greensboro Regional Association of REALTORS® used the REALTOR® Party’s Land Use Initiative to commission a thorough analysis of the changes. The report informed significant changes to the language, and the REALTORS® continue to work with t […]
    Tiane Harrison
  • St. Louis REALTORS® Channel History, Community to Celebrate Fair Housing Anniversary December 7, 2018
    In St. Louis, Missouri, REALTORS® have a profound reminder of past prejudicial real estate practices in the Shelley House, the property at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case of Shelley vs. Kraemer, which gave way to the Fair Housing Act 20 years later. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of that breakthrough legislation, St. Louis REALTORS® eng […]
    Tiane Harrison
  • NFIP Extended Two Weeks While Longer Extension is Considered December 7, 2018
    The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate today passed a two-week extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, avoiding a lapse tomorrow at midnight. The President is expected to sign the measure.
    Tiane Harrison
  • GADFly Newsletter – December 2018 December 6, 2018
    In This Issue… Save the Dates: Upcoming Advocacy Events & Webinars Advocacy Resources RPAC & Political Fundraising News NAR’s Economic Outlook GADFly Distribution Date Change Please note the GADFly distribution date will change from the first Thursday of the month to the last Thursday of the month. The next GADFly will be distributed on January 31, 2 […]
    Brandon Maddox
  • REALTOR® Party Leaders Give Back December 5, 2018
    The state presidents, association executives and Government Affairs Directors who attended the 2019 REALTOR® Party Training Conference in Minnesota collected nearly 500 toys and dolls to benefit Toys for Tots Twin Cities. Thank you for your generosity and leadership!     Toys for Tots began in 1947, when Major Bill Hendricks, USMCR and a group of Marine Rese […]
    Tiane Harrison
  • South Carolina REALTORS® Commission Analysis of Questionable Proposed Legislation December 5, 2018
    In South Carolina’s 2018 legislative session, three separate pieces of legislation raised red flags to the South Carolina REALTORS® as matters requiring close scrutiny. With the REALTOR® Party’s Land Use Initiative program, the REALTORS® requested an analysis of all three, and got the answers they needed to act and plan for the future.
    Tiane Harrison
  • ISSUES MOBILIZATION GUIDANCE DOCUMENT December 4, 2018
    Purpose Of Grants                                          Issues Mobilization Grants provide financial support to state and local REALTOR® Associations to enable them to organize and manage effective campaigns to promote positions on public policies (government laws, regulations, and funding priorities) that affect REALTOR® interests. Issue Areas and Activi […]
    Brandon Maddox