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Fair Housing Month

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Every April, REALTORS® commemorate the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 with events and education that shine a light on housing discrimination and segregation, and a recommitment to expanding equal access to housing.

How to Handle Client Questions About Schools and Neighborhoods

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Clients often ask questions about neighborhoods and schools when shopping for a home. Brokers and agents should take care when answering to avoid fair housing violations. 

Meta (Facebook) Settles Fair Housing Violation Allegations

Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Meta Platforms, Inc. (Facebook) settles claims of algorithmic fair housing violations, requiring modifications to ad delivery services, civil penalty & more.

Omnibus Passes With Real Estate Provisions

Friday, December 23, 2022
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY 2023 Omnibus spending package, narrowly avoiding a shutdown and funding the federal government through September 30, 2023.

Realtors®’ CEO Meets with White House Officials to Discuss Housing Supply, Affordability

Monday, November 21, 2022
NAR continues to stress that government must invest in boosting our nation’s housing supply if we are to make housing affordable in the long run.

4 Actions You Can Take to Help Close the Racial Ownership Gap

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
As a community leader, you have a critical role in keeping certain groups from being locked out of the real estate market. From 2022 NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience, Nov. 11-13, Orlando, Fla.

Richard Rothstein, Author of the Color of Law, Sits Down With Nar's Bryan Greene To Discuss Equity in Housing

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Richard Rothstein, best-selling author and Distinguished Fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, was joined by Bryan Greene, Vice President of Policy Advocacy for the National Association of Realtors®, to discuss the past, present and future of equity in housing.

NAR Conference Course Tackles Implicit Bias in Housing

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
The three-hour course engaged members on challenging discussions about identity and tactics to eliminate bias in the real estate industry.

Fair Housing Action Plan: ACT!

Monday, November 7, 2022
NAR’s Fair Housing Action Plan, abbreviated ACT!, emphasizes (A)ccountability, (C)ulture Change, and (T)raining in order to ensure America’s 1.4 million REALTORS® are doing everything possible to protect housing rights in America.

California Association of REALTORS® Apologizes for Past Discrimination

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
One of the nation’s largest state associations publicly acknowledges once supporting housing discrimination and details its efforts moving forward to promote equity.

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  • NAR Statement on White House Tenant-Centered Action Plan

    Wednesday, January 25, 2023
    NAR Statement on Tenant-Centered Action Plan NAR encourages the Administration to look more deeply at how it can address the root causes of rental affordability—namely, affordable housing supply. Media Contact:  Tori Syrek Rental Properties, Rental Assistance, Rental Housing Issues

    Existing-Home Sales Receded 1.5% in December

    Thursday, January 19, 2023
    Existing-Home Sales Receded 1.5% in December Existing-home sales retreated for the eleventh consecutive much in December 2022, with three of the four U.S. regions recording month-over-month drops Media Contact:  Troy Green 202-383-1042

    NAR Statement on FHFA LLPA Structure Changes

    Thursday, January 19, 2023
    NAR Statement on FHFA LLPA Structure Changes NAR will continue to advocate for loan level pricing adjustments (LLPA) reform as the housing market continues to struggle with affordability. Media Contact:  Tori Syrek Financing & Credit, Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac (GSEs)

    NAR Comments on Concern for Final WOTUS Rule

    Tuesday, January 10, 2023
    NAR Comments on Concern for Final WOTUS Rule The EPA’s and Army Corps of Engineers’ final rule does not provide the clarity and certainty essential for predictable and efficient permitting. Media Contact:  Tori Syrek Clean Water Act

    Multiple NAR Leaders Included in 2023 Swanepoel Power 200 List

    Tuesday, January 10, 2023
    Multiple NAR Leaders in 2023 Swanepoel Power 200 List NAR’s 2023 President Kenny Parcell among those recognized in this year’s SP 200. Media Contact:  Wes Shaw

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