Transforming Neighborhoods: Bring Counselors of Real Estate to Tackle Top Issues – Apply by February 17th
Interested in addressing such challenges as commercial disinvestment, housing gaps, brownfield reuse and natural disaster response? Apply by February 17th through Transforming Neighborhoods for your association to receive expert analysis, plans, and actionable recommendations from the Counselors of Real Estate® Consulting Corps. Listen to the recording of the informational webinar to learn more about the program, application process, as well as insight from past participants. Questions? Contact Christine Windle, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202/383-1135.
Fair Housing Month is Around the Corner!
Make plans to leverage Fair Housing Grants up to $7,500 to support fair housing month! Need ideas and inspiration? Access NAR’s Fair Housing Toolkit detailing how grants can support a variety of initiatives that helps state and local associations create or improve systems, programs, and policies that uphold fair housing laws and strengthen REALTORS®’ commitment to equal professional service and being leaders of diverse, inclusive communities Questions? Contact Catherine Mesick, 202/383-7512.
Create More Livable Communities
Apply for Smart Growth grant up to $15,000 to plan and advocate for policies and strategies that advance mixed-use development, higher densities, improved affordability, walkability and access to transit. Visit REALTOR® Party Success Stories and search “Smart Growth” for examples of initiatives or contact Hugh Morris, 202/383-1278.
REALTOR® Party Success Stories – February 2023 Each month, stories highlighting state and local associations who leveraged a REALTOR Party grant or resource that led to an advocacy “win” are highlighted and cataloged in the REALTOR Party Success Stories. Success stories created in February include:
- Peoria Area Association of REALTORS® Jump-Starts Neighborhood Revitalization
- Columbus REALTORS® Explores Tiny Homes as a Solution to Affordable Housing Crisis
- Long Island Board of REALTORS® Takes Lead in Educating the Public about New York’s Latest Protected Class: Source of Income
- Florida REALTORS® Work to Defeat Rent Control
- La Zona Lights Up San Antonio
RPAC Major Investor Recognition Deadlines
Make sure you and your members are recognized as RPAC Major Investors by the April, October, and December deadlines! Click here for all dates and important details. These are HARD deadlines to submit RPAC investments to the NAR Finance Office. For questions about RPAC transmittal deadlines contact Jackie Zaporowski (202-383-1029), or Debbie Frey (312-329-8565).
2023 President’s Circle
The 2023 President’s Circle program launched its first round on February 1st which consisted of 8 REALTOR® Champions. The RPAC President’s Circle Conference takes place next month, March 1-4th. For more information regarding President’s Circle, contact Avery Walker (202-383-1268).
Celebrating the Single Women Home Buyers for Galentine’s Day
Single women home buyers are surpassing all odds in the housing market and purchasing homes with lower household incomes in an increasingly unaffordable housing market.
By: Jessica Lautz |JLautz@nar.realtor
Young Adults Moved Home, But Now are Moving Out
In 2022, 15.6% of young adults aged 25 to 34 lived at home with family. In 2020, the share of young adults aged 25 to 34 living at home grew to the highest share recorded since 1960, 17.8%.
By: Jessica Lautz | JLautz@nar.realtor
Where People Moved in 2022
After a historically low moving rate in 2021, data indicates that even fewer Americans moved across the country in 2022. Using the United States Postal Service® change-of-address data, we see a persistent declining migration trend for 2022.
By: Nadia Evangelou | NEvangelou@nar.realtor