Fair Housing Archive

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....

Diversity Committee Successfully Passes Resolution Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

It is a great start to the day. Making things happen in the Public Policy Coordinating Committee. We were successful in passing our resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act! Thank you to the Diversity Committee...

Housing Opportunity Certification in Maryland

The Housing Opportunity Committee always has an exciting lineup of speakers for us, and this session is no exception to the rule. Chair Veronica Malolos and Vice-Chair Sarah Ware introduced us to Laurie Benner, the Director of Maryland REALTORS®,...

2018 Policy Summit

Kicking this week off, not only with the REALTORS® Legislative meetings, but also with the Asian Real Estate Association of America and their policy conference – understanding the issues the Asian-American communities are fighting for. AREAA’s Three-Point Policy Plan ...

Reaffirm Your Commitment to Article 10, in Honor of the Fair Housing Act’s 50th Anniversary

2018 is the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act (you might have heard a little something about that recently?), and we want you to add your name to this pledge! During #NARLegislative this week, you can join your...

MLS Issues, First Vice President Candidates, Caucus Day, and more!

Thursday started with the Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee and Forum, where we talked about MLS’s and copyrighted photos. We passed a motion on to the Board of Directors to approve on Saturday. The other main issue that...

Recapping the News from #NARLegislative

It was a memorable 2016 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo for the over 8,500 Realtors® in attendance and plethora of NAR staff members working vigorously to ensure the meetings went on without a hitch. Click here for a...

Day Five of the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings

Regional caucuses, roundtables and idea exchanges take place today. View the full meetings schedule here or check out these highlights: 9:00am-10:00am: Criminal Background Checks, Fair Housing Compliance and You 9:00am-10:00am: Serving More Commercial Clients Using the SBA Loan Programs...

Speaking of Real Estate Blog on Three Surprising RPCTE Revelations

I’m a bit floored. There are all kinds of obscure laws — or would-be laws — pertaining to real estate that can throw practitioners for a loop. But three points of discussion came up during Wednesday’s sessions at the...
May 16, 2014

Donovan: Making Housing Fairer for All

By Wendy Cole HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan made an appearance at the National Association of REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings on Wednesday to laud the work of his agency in promoting housing policies and programs that acknowledge the equal rights...