You might remember that last year was the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, the landmark housing legislation that we now commemorate each April during Fair Housing Month. This year, fair housing is just as important as ever. Fair housing laws protect the American dream of homeownership for everyone.… Read more
The National Association of REALTORS® political action committee (RPAC) consistently ranks among the most well-funded PACs that contribute to federal candidates, thanks to the investments of its REALTOR® members. According to Thoughtco.com, “RPAC enables REALTORS® to support candidates that support the issues that are important to their profession and livelihood.”… Read more
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC), one of the largest trade association PACs in the country. That’s 50 years of advocating for homeowner rights and working to keep REALTORS® at the center of the real estate transaction. In 1969, the National Association of… Read more
The Seattle Times reported this week that in dozens of Seattle neighborhoods, property deeds still contain discriminatory language that limit property ownership to white people. Though covenants restricting property ownership by race have been legally unenforceable for over 70 years, University of Washington researchers have found that racist language persists… Read more
Facebook has already made some big changes to their ad targeting platform following a complaint from Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson earlier this month. The complaint alleges that Facebook’s ad targeting options violate fair housing laws by allowing advertisers to discriminate based on users’ interests… Read more
April 11, 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Seattle King County REALTORS® is joining with the National Association of REALTORS® and its 1.3 million members across the country to commemorate this anniversary and further advocate for inclusion and diversity in the nation’s communities.
April 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, the last great legislation that came out of the civil rights era. Fair housing is more than just rules and legal jargon – it’s essential to a free, open market that embraces equal opportunity and protects your business. It’s… Read more
BELLEVUE, Washington (Feb. 27, 2018) – For decades, Realtors® – members of the National Association of Realtors® – have supported a free, open market that embraces fairness and equal opportunity for all buyers and sellers. Members of Seattle King County Realtors® strongly support the Fair Housing Act, legislation first passed in 1968… Read more