Fair Housing Anniversary Archive

Morris Was Right Man at Right Place at Right Time for Fair Housing Commemoration

Zeke Morris chairs the Fair Housing Act Anniversary Implementation Group, which was charged with this year’s commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act of 1968. Coming off an emotionally charged week of fair housing-themed events, there’s...

BOD “Inspiration” Agenda Item a Was Major Understatement

The NAR Board of Directors agenda for yesterday’s meeting item two, “Call to Order” included the Pledge and “Inspiration.” In a secular, non-profit board meeting, “Inspiration” usually means some watered-down invocation that is so focused on being inoffensive that...

NAR 360 and the Powerful Video

Words cannot say it all. Thank you Brian Copeland for providing the YouTube link to the recording of the spoken word presentation. We as REALTORS® were on the wrong side of history by embedding housing discrimination in our Code....

Carson Urges Audience Not to Repeat Mistakes of the Past

At the beginning of the opening general session, 2014 NAR President Steve Brown credited the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), which is an African-American real estate trade organization with leading the charge for fair housing, when NAR...

General Session – My Video Story

General Session- Good morning REALTORS®! Nothing can stop us, not even fire alarms! Although, the General Session did ring the alarm on fair housing and how we are all responsible. It was great to hear one of my mentors,...

Full Version of NAR 360 Now Available

Watch the complete video of NAR 360 at the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo here. Featuring 2018 NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall, 2018 Immediate Past President Bill Brown, NAR CEO Bob Goldberg, and other members of the leadership...