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.

State-Legalized Cannabis Businesses Access to Banking

 – NAR supports the rights of states and residents of those states to create laws aligned with their interests. NAR supports allowing businesses that are properly registered and that are legitimate by state standards to have the ability to access banking services. NAR does not have a position on cannabis legalization.

Director, Commercial and Policy Oversight
Federal Policy & Industry Relations