Real Estate Industry Impact Watch Report 

FOCUS provides legislative tracking on eviction moratoriums, fair housing, foreclosure, landlord and tenant (including short-term rentals), licensure (including changes to prelicensing, post-licensing and continuing education and examination procedures and requirements) and notarization. This industry impact report is updated bimonthly.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) by State

Through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, REALTORS® may now qualify for unemployment benefits for up to 39 weeks if they’ve suffered a loss of income, either completely or partially, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These maps can help your members find resources in your state.

Rent or Mortgage Relief Programs

A list of states that have created rent or mortgage relief programs using CARES Act funding. You can also find a list of governments who received the latest round of Emergency Rental Assistance Funds here.

Remote Notarization Orders

Outlines state actions to allow remote notarizations during the ongoing pandemic. This document is updated on Thursdays.


FOCUS’ 50 State Budget Overview Tracker

This chart tracks states that have announced budget freezes as part of their response to the Coronavirus. It is updated weekly, on Fridays.


Economic Impact of Real Estate Activity (2021)

See the total economic impact of real estate-related industries on the state or territorial economy and the expenditures that result from a single home sale.