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

Boulder: Regional Housing Partnership’s Strategies for Diverse Housing

Recently Betsey Martens (Boulder Housing Partners) and Leslie Durgen (Boulder Chamber of Commerce) provided an overview of the Boulder County Regional Housing Partnership’s latest draft of Priorities and Strategies for Ensuring a Diverse Housing Inventory (PASFEADI) for BARA and LAR members. The Partnership is comprised primarily of local government agencies and housing authorities. According to… Continue reading Boulder: Regional Housing Partnership’s Strategies for Diverse Housing

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

Boulder County: Boulder REALTORS® Support 3A

On October 19 the Boulder Area REALTOR® Association’s (BARA) Board of Directors voted to support Boulder Valley School District ballot measure 3A, a mill levy override. BARA’s position statement notes that a strong school district is good for the economy and an important factor in quality of life. The statement also criticizes the State, arguing… Continue reading Boulder County: Boulder REALTORS® Support 3A

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Nation: Call for Action Ongoing

The Call for Action on HR 3700 will be active until July 15. CAR's goal is 20 percent participation per association. As of today, here are the results for our associations: BARA - 5.12 percent FCBR - 18.15 percent GARA - 19.86 percent LAR -  15.46 percent LBAR - 24.04 percent Encourage your REALTOR friends… Continue reading Nation: Call for Action Ongoing

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

Boulder: Legislators Don’t Support Construction Defects Bill

A delegation of BARA and LAR members had the opportunity to observe and participate in lobbying for SB-177 (HOA construction defects) on April 2 at the legislature. The group met with Senators Rollie Heath (Boulder), Matt Jones (Lafayette) and Representative Jonathan Singer (Longmont). Senator Rollie Heath, a retired attorney who had worked for the Johns… Continue reading Boulder: Legislators Don’t Support Construction Defects Bill

Gov't Affairs, Govt - National Assoc. of Realtors® (NAR)

NAR Calls to Action Still Live

NAR has two Calls to Action (CTA) that are ongoing. One concerns mortgage debt forgiveness tax relief and the other is for commercial REALTORS and asks for the extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002. Unfortunately, Northern Colorado participation rates are low. Act now by following this link: http://www.realtoractioncenter.com/realtor-party/act/calls-for-action.html Association participation rates as… Continue reading NAR Calls to Action Still Live