Fair Housing

Federal, State and Local Fair Housing Laws protect individuals from housing discrimination. It is unlawful to discriminate based on certain protected characteristics, which include, but are notlimited to race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,military status, sex, age, disability, marital status, lawful source of income or familial status.

New Fair Housing Regulations in NYS
Fair Housing regulations effective June 20, 2020 will have an impact on real estate related activities.

Realtors® Focus on Inventory and Fair Housing Solutions at Legislative Meetings

May, 2 2022

During a panel discussion, NAR’s leadership team discussed the top issues in real estate with three NAR policy experts.

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Keisha Lance Bottoms, Ja'Ron Smith Headline Realtors® Legislative & Political Forum

May, 2 2022

Ms. Lance Bottoms and Mr. Smith shared their insight and expertise on fair housing issues, giving a behind-the-scenes take on the current political environment from their experiences in government.

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What Will It Take to Close the Racial Homeownership Gap?

April, 27 2022

Learn about new research on racial homeownership gaps, hear a discussion of policy proposals to close the gap with a panel of experts, and meet the inaugural winners of NAR’s Fair Housing Champion Award.

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NAR Announces Inaugural Fair Housing Champion Award Winners

April, 27 2022

Winners recognized for making a difference in their businesses and communities as they help expand homeownership to buyers of all backgrounds.

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Fair Housing in your Neighborhood – How to be an Agent of Change

April, 26 2022

NAR staff experts Alexia Smokler, Bryan Greene, and Megan Haberle, Senior Director of Policy at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, demystify local advocacy and outline real ways that you can make an impact.

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Fair Housing Champion Award

April, 22 2022

The Fair Housing Champion Award was launched in 2022, and the first four winners were honored in an online ceremony on April 27. Learn more.

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Implicit-Bias Training Is Here

April, 21 2022

NAR's new implicit-bias curriculum helps real estate professionals interrupt stereotypical thinking.

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NAR's Bryan Greene Joins Third Way to Discuss Solutions to the Housing Supply and Affordability Crisis

April, 19 2022

Greene highlighted policy proposals NAR is pursuing to make homeownership accessible to more people and outlined supply solutions that can be activated immediately.

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