Fair Housing Program
NAR is supporting and joining efforts initiated by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) and the Urban Institute to address the continued low rate of African American Homeownership.
NAR participated in a roundtable hosted by the the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice for interested stakeholders on issues related to website accessibility, physical accessibility and service animals. NAR shared concerns related to clear website accessibility standards and some of the proposed requirements that ignore practical challenges.
The Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate is the collective experience of experts in their fields known for innovation and creative problem-solving.
Rothstein offers several suggestions for meaningful change, but also acknowledges how difficult it might be to accomplish his ideas.
Visitability, in some capacity, has been a part of Austin, Texas’ ordinances and housing codes for more than 20 years. Since 1991, the city’s housing codes have mandated that multifamily dwellings include visitability features such as an accessible entrance...
Here are some things you and your REALTOR® association can do to recognize Fair Housing Month:
- Sponsor a local Fair Housing Month poster contest. Afterward, make association calendars out of the artwork.
- Publish the REALTOR® Fair Housing Declaration and post it in your office and/or association.
- Use the Fair Housing Proclamation and have your local government proclaim April as Fair Housing Month.
- Display the 2017 Fair Housing Focus Poster in your office and/or association.