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.

Fair Housing (Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity)

NAR supports legislation, including the Equality Act, that adds sexual orientation and gender identity as prohibited bases for discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. NAR has also included these categories in the Code of Ethics.
Senior Policy Representative
Federal Policy & Industry Relations