Issues & Legislation

NAR Press Release: Homeownership a Common Interest, Deserves Protection in Tax Reform Debate


Tax reform done right could yield savings and simplification that benefits average Americans, but history shows that misguided reforms can pose significant threats to the economy.

That’s the message the National Association of REALTORS® brought to Congress today as Iona Harrison, chair of NAR’s Federal Taxation Committee, testified before the Senate Finance Committee.

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Federal Court Approves Class Action on Illegal Home Inspections


Legal Center: Fees that City’s homeowners were forced to pay to fund unconstitutional “point of sale” inspections must now be returned

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Point of Sale Ordinance List Updated

POS inspection

The Point of Sale ordinance list has been updated and is now available on ACAR’s website by clicking here. The list is meant to be a helpful resource only. Contact the city building or housing department with any questions and for

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Middleburg Heights Implements POS on Septic

At the Middleburg Heights City Council meeting on June 13, 2017, Ordinance 2017-39 was unanimously passed. The legislation creates a new chapter of city code entitled, “Point of Sale Inspection of Septic Systems.”

According to the ordinance,

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Hot Topic Alert – Source of Income as a Protected Class


More than four decades after Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, fair housing issues remain critical to the pursuit of strong, sustainable, and inclusive communities. As the law develops, new issues are brought into focus.

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