Thank You for Taking Action
Thank you for participating the National Flood Insurance Program Call for Action. Encourage your colleagues to do the same. We need your help in educating ALL members on the importance of the National Flood Insurance Program and its impact on homeowners and the real estate industry.
By The Numbers
The REALTOR® Party At Work
Highlighted here are a few of the many REALTOR® Party success stories across the nation. These and others are catalogued in the Success Stories section on REALTORParty.realtor.
When the thriving cottage industry of privately operated short-term vacation rental properties was threatened by a recent ballot initiative in Palm Springs, California, the REALTORS® secured an Issues Mobilization Grant. The success of their campaign to defeat the proposal was a victory for private property rights. READ More
To help the once-prosperous mill town of Sanford envision a future with walkable affordable housing and fresh economic contributors, the Maine Association of REALTORS® used a Smart Growth Action Grant to support a three-day charrette, in which all stakeholders had an opportunity to contribute ideas to a new downtown development.READ More
The pride that comes with having served in the armed forces makes it hard for many veterans to seek help securing and maintaining housing. “If anyone’s going to do something about their housing needs, it’s going to be the REALTORS®,” says the Executive Officer of Idaho’s Sun Valley Board of REALTORS®. But first, they have to find them.READ More
Resources & Opportunities
Association Health Plans, the Future of Mortgage Finance, Internet Taxes, and More on The Voice for Real Estate
The real estate industry scores a big win as the U.S. Department of Labor rules to allow independent contractors to participate in association health plans. The Supreme Court rules in favor of brick-and-mortar businesses over online retailers in an Internet tax fairness decision. NAR hosts a meeting on reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. All this and more on the latest Voice for Real Estate.WATCH
It is critical that our society provide opportunities for all people to achieve wellbeing and reach their potential. People of color and the poor are disproportionately affected by barriers to access to health care, healthy food, and a clean environment have provided barriers that have . In this issue of On Common Ground, we discuss the multiple components that we need to address to achieve social equity — providing the opportunities and pathways to success so that all Americans can prosper. READ MORE
Check out the 2018 REALTOR® Party Association Resource Guide on the REALTORParty.realtor website to learn more about community outreach; campaign services; political fundraising; member and consumer mobilization resources; and much more. Also, review what programs and resources qualify for the new Vote, Act and Invest Core Standards’ requirements. DOWNLOAD