Advocacy Issues A to Z

NAR’s Advocacy Group staff is working on a number of pressing public policy issues affecting the real estate industry and REALTORS®. Highlighted below are a few federal, state, and local issues and the staff experts working on that issue. Additional issues and information can be found in the Political Advocacy section of at and the REALTOR® Party website at Use the staff directory for contact information at the end of the Resource Guide to contact staff.

Endangered Species Act (ESA) Reform

NAR supports reforms to the ESA that recognize economic impacts when designating endangered species and their habitats. Proposals must provide market-based incentives to encourage species protection and compensate private property owners if their property’s economic value declines.
Director, Environmental and Sustainability Policy
Federal Policy & Industry Relations