Tools & Resources

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Better Block projects are one type of strategy to revitalize a downtown or commercial corridor. Access this resource for an overview of the Better Block concept and a guide to plan and organize a Better Block.
Gain valuable information about consumers’ preferences toward transportation, housing, and smart growth from this biennial survey. Access a customizable press release to communicate details to members and/or to help advocate for a range of housing types, open spaces, and walkable neighborhoods.
This collection of guides and resources is designed to help REALTOR® associations conduct activities to further the mission of fair housing in the communities they serve. The toolkit is based on the successes of other associations and offers practical tips and examples for a range of activities forums, fair housing education, co-branded brochures, and more.
What is the state of fair housing in your community? As your local government completes HUD’s Fair Housing Assessments, be sure your association is part of the planning process. Help your communities look holistically at fair housing and develop solutions that will be effective in the marketplace. Check out the latest tools and resources, including a poster for Fair Housing Month.
NAR tracks hundreds of legislative and regulatory proposals every day. Find out where these proposals stand by searching the Federal Issues Tracker.
    Use NAR’s online REALTOR® PAC Management System to streamline processing, provide comprehensive accounting and compliance reporting and increase your association’s RPAC investments.
    REALTOR® Party Mobile Alerts texting platform offers REALTORS® a way to stay connected directly from their cell phone or tablet. When a legislative call for action is launched, subscribers get a short text message containing information to take action.
    State and local REALTOR® Associations around the country are taking advantage of REALTOR® Party tools and resources to step up their community outreach and advocacy efforts. Their success stories expand beyond their states and cities because they inspire and set precedents. Take a look at the examples here for around the country.
    Order RPAC residential and/or commercial brochures to educate your members on the value of RPAC and increase investments. This program is limited to states with campaign finance laws that do not ban use of corporate or association general treasury money for RPAC fundraising or administrative purposes.
    The posting of RPAC information on websites and social media is subject to both federal and state campaign finance laws. These laws may require that associations regulate access to certain portions of their sites.
    This interactive, searchable database can help you research, track, and analyze state laws that affect the real estate industry. Make comparisons among different state approaches to an issue and find citations of the particular state law addressing each issue.
      Walkable communities are one of the latest trends in real estate, and REALTORS® need to be aware of how the demand for walkable communities impacts real estate and their business. Access a fact sheet, how-to guide, advocacy overview, and webinar to learn how to make your community more walkable. Leverage a Smart Growth Grant to plan and implement your initiative.
      The Workforce Housing Forum Guide provides technical and financial assistance to help plan, organize, and conduct a forum to address your community’s workforce housing needs. The guide includes tips and tools for setting goals, identifying partners, selecting speakers, managing resources, handling logistics, and examples of successful forums conducted by other associations.