Download these online resources to help REALTORS® be strong advocates for their customers and find solutions to local challenges.
Fair Housing Resources
Get the latest fair housing information for REALTORS® and resources to share, including publications, information on Fair Housing Month, tools and products.
Learn More: www.realtorparty.realtor/fairhousing
Employer-Assisted Housing Guide:
Develop an Employer-Assisted Housing (EAH) Initiative to address the housing challenges facing working families in your community. The Guide provides resources to help you plan and organize an initiative, such as a forum for stakeholders or outreach to local employers.
Learn More: www.realtorparty.realtor/community-outreach/employer-assisted-housing-guide.html
Workforce Housing Forums & Workforce Housing Guide
Conduct a Workforce Housing Forum to address your community’ s workforce housing needs. NAR’s Forum 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.
Learn More: www.realtorparty.realtor/community-outreach/housing-opportunity/workforce-housing-forum-guide.html
Housing Opportunity Toolkit
Expanding Housing Opportunity – A Toolkit for REALTORS® and Associations is a collection of guides and resources designed to help REALTORS® and Associations conduct activities to address affordability challenges 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 including housing fairs, buyer education classes, housing forums and more.
Download (PDF: 1 MB)
Land Use Initiative, Memo Database & Growth Management Fact Book
Get an analysis of pending local land-use regulations and ordinances. Use this service to help craft your association’s response to proposed local ordinances in a way that best supports your members. Or use the Memo Database and Growth Management Fact Book to research various land use management proposals and their impact on the real estate industry.
Learn More: www.realtorparty.realtor/landuse
Placemaking Program & Guide
Placemaking activities transforms neglected, public spaces into vibrant, community gathering places to enhance a neighborhood. If you want to help spruce up a vacant lot, deserted block or abandoned park in your community, our Placemaking Guide, series of webinars, resources and technical and financial assistance are here to help.
Learn More: www.realtorparty.realtor/placemaking
On Common Ground Magazine
Published twice a year, On Common Ground contains articles on cutting-edge land planning and development techniques. Order bulk amounts of this magazine to use as a leave-behind when visiting local officials or provide NAR with a mailing list and leave the delivery to us.
Learn More: www.realtorparty.realtor/oncommonground
Smart Growth Toolkit
Use this online toolkit to get up to speed on land use and development practices that can be used to solve a variety of community growing pains.
Download (PDF: 4.4 MB)
Public School Toolkit
Use this online toolkit for the nuts and bolts of public school policies and techniques.
Download (PDF: 6.9 MB)
Water Infrastructure Toolkit
Use this online toolkit as grounding in the basic issues of water infrastructure and to point to further resources. Help REALTORS® be strong advocates for their customers’ water rights and find solutions to infrastructure challenges.
Download (PDF: 1.6 MB)
Use this online toolkit as a blueprint for your association to learn about the issues surrounding transportation that impact your members and community.
Download (PDF: 7.2 MB)