Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Government Affairs: Nation

March 11, 2019 Coalition on GSE Reforms NAR, along with 27 other industry groups, recently sent a letter to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Acting Director Otting outlining administrative reforms to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that prioritize preserving access and affordability in the mortgage market. The letter was developed after months of collaboration on… Continue reading Government Affairs: Nation

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®


      March 11, 2019 Legislative Update CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) held its latest meeting on March 1. HB-1212 “Recreate Homeowners' Association Community Manager Licensing” CAR Position – Neutral This is very similar to a bill introduced in 2018. It would recreate the CAM licensing program and extend it through 2024. It would create… Continue reading Government Affairs: COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Government Affairs: Greeley

      March 11, 2019 Commission Passes Historic Preservation Regulations On Monday, March 4 the Greeley Historic Preservation Commission unanimously approved a new chapter to Greeley’s development code which would replace the existing historic preservation ordinance. Brad Inhulsen testified at the hearing on behalf Greeley Area REALTOR® Association, asking the HPC to clarify vague… Continue reading Government Affairs: Greeley

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs: Fort Collins

March 08, 2019 FCBR Announces City Council Endorsements Following candidate interviews by a committee of FCBR members, the Association’s Board of Directors approved recommendations to endorse four candidates: Incumbent Mayor Wade Troxell, REALTOR® Adam Eggleston (District 2), incumbent Kristin Stephens (District 4) and Emily Gorgol (District 6). FCBR is not endorsing any candidates running for… Continue reading Government Affairs: Fort Collins

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Longmont

Government Affairs: Longmont

      March 11, 2019 Incentives for Affordable Housing The Longmont City Council has been discussed revising incentives for affordable housing projects for several months. The goal has been to align the complicated inclusionary housing ordinance with the development code. The inclusionary housing ordinance requires developers to offer 12 percent of their units to… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Government Affairs Update: Nation

      February 20, 2019 NAR Defends AHPs Since the new Congress began, a number of Congressional Committees have held health care related hearings focused on issues ranging from pre-existing conditions to short-term health plans. In some of these hearings, the matter of Association Health Plans (AHPs) has come up, which NAR through its… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Nation

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Government Affairs Update: Colorado

      February 20, 2019 Legislative Update CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee reviewed a few new bills at its latest meeting, most of which are not particularly interesting, but Vice President for Public Policy Liz Peetz warned that many more bills relevant to real estate will be introduced later in the session. HB-1170 “Residential Tenants… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Colorado

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Government Affairs Update: Greeley

February 20, 2019 Council to Approve Housing Plan Tonight, February 19, the City Council is poised to approve the Greeley Strategic Housing Plan (GSHP). Housing was identified as a key component of Imagine Greeley, the City’s comprehensive plan, which was adopted in 2018. A housing task force was convened to work with staff on the… Continue reading Government Affairs Update: Greeley