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REALTOR Party News – July 2018

New Year New Resolve, By The Numbers, Success Stories, and More

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Preparation, Partnership, & Participation

All the hard work we’ve done this year to increase our influence in an uncertain legislative, regulatory, and political environment has highlighted three key ingredients for success: Preparation, Partnership, and Participation. Throughout September, we are reminded of how these play out in our advocacy outreach efforts. Preparation As REALTORS®, we understand the importance for being prepared. Not only are we celebrating REALTOR® Safety Month, but we’ve partnered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to raise awareness of National Preparedness Month. Disasters are never planned, but we can help our clients, our communities, and ourselves by raising awareness about disaster...

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The Dream Still Demands…REALTORS®

The 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, declining stats in African-American homeownership, gentrification, and creative solutions were top of mind for many of the 10,000 people attending the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) in Washington, D.C., including REALTORS® and NAR Advocacy staff. For years, NAR’s Federal Political Coordinators have used ALC as an opportunity to network with their member of Congress, industry professionals, and other small business owners. These REALTORS® are the voice and the face of real estate to our federal lawmakers, and play a pivotal role in REALTOR® Party outreach. They work closely...

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TREPAC Gets a Fun-filled Boost from Dallas-area Diversity Groups

What would you pay to dunk a director of your local REALTOR® board? How about the chance to throw pies at colleagues? Five diversity organizations across the Texas real estate industry joined together to host “Fair Play for TREPAC,” a fun-filled evening that honored the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, and raised more than $6,600 for the Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee.

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Columbus REALTORS® Joined Forces to Celebrate Fair Housing

Joining forces with colleagues from the local NAREB chapter and the National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals, Columbus REALTORS® hosted a Cost of Poverty Experience and dramatized a mock trial to highlight issues addressed by the Fair Housing Act that are still at play in their communities.

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Grants

The REALTOR® Party provides the following grants to state and local associations to help create, promote and sustain a vote, act and invest culture of advocacy. Broker Involvement Grants Consumer Advocacy Outreach Grant Diversity Initiative Grants Housing Opportunity Program Grants Independent Expenditures Issues Mobilization Phone-a-Friend for RPAC Grant Placemaking Grants REALTOR Party Conference Grants (For state associations) RPAC Fundraising Grants (For state and local associations) Smart Growth Action Grants

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April Highlights Fair Housing and Tax Day

April is Fair Housing Month. REALTORS® understand that fair housing protects the real estate industry and our businesses. In short, fair housing makes us stronger. It’s also 4 days until Tax Day. We encourage you to review What REALTORS® Need to Know About the New Tax Law and other resources available to you.

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