Fair Housing Program
NAR was pleased to see H.R. 5 pass the House of Representatives today, as this bill will prohibit all forms of housing discrimination against the LGBT community.
Both the House and Senate are in session this week. What issues should REALTORS® follow? the Equality Act; and the Broadband Interagency Coordination Act (NAR has submitted a letter supporting this legislation).
Both the House and Senate are in session this week. What issues should REALTORS® follow? State of Minority Homeownership - JoAnne Poole (NAR) Testifies; FTC Oversight/Privacy and Data Security; Potential Markup of Money Laundering Legislation; and Tax Gap/Taxpayer Noncompliance.
Loan applicants could be affected as FHA tightens standards for higher-risk borrowers. REALTORS® step up to help in the aftermath of Midwestern floods but help is needed, and Gen Xers are buying bigger homes to accommodate multigenerational families. This weeks's video is sponsored by the REALTOR Benefits® program.
The video edition of the quarterly report analyzes legal trends in risk management areas that effect real estate professionals: Agency, Property Condition Disclosure, RESPA, and Fair Housing.
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.