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.

President's FY 2022 Budget and Tax Proposals

June, 3 2021

The Biden Administration has released the FY 2022 Budget of the United States Government. Check out the budget items of note to the real estate industry.

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The Timeline of Housing Rights in America is a Tale of Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

June, 2 2021

Housing is a necessity. America’s history of trying to ensure equal housing rights has met with mixed results.

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NAR Applauds Latest White House Initiatives to Combat Housing Discrimination

June, 1 2021

NAR commends the Biden Administration for its commitment to closing the racial wealth gap, specifically by focusing on the intergenerational wealth building opportunities offered by property and home ownership.

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Pasadena Schools Initiative

May, 28 2021

Check out this innovative program created to equip REALTORS® with current public school information and to become active ambassadors for local public schools.

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NAR Announces Partnership with LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance as Pride Month Approaches

May, 25 2021

NAR has long championed LGBTQ rights in the housing market, and is proud to continue leading today's industry in the fight against discrimination.

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The First 100 Days in Housing

May, 3 2021

Real estate has been a priority in President Joe Biden’s early agenda. Find out what he’s achieved for the industry by the first major milestone of his administration.

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Beyond Fair Housing Month

April, 29 2021

Learn how you can make an impact for your association year-round, and also meet your Core Standards requirements while you do it! 

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Fired Up for Fair Housing

April, 27 2021

State and local REALTOR® associations organized a number of events to champion fair housing this April. 

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