MAR 2022 Week of Advocacy (June 6th - 10th)

On June 6th, 2022 we hosted a Statewide Virtual Keynote Session with Mike Kennealy, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development.

Click here to download a Week of Advocacy Zoom background for your local association.

2022 MAR President, Dawn Ruffini, wrote a piece that was published in Banker & Tradesman on the importance of housing production and why changes need to be made to zoning and housing policy.

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Additionally, Dawn testified on June 7th in opposition to transfer taxes, an exclusionary policy that would hurt home buyers and sellers.

Advocacy Resources

MAR offers members a platform to voice concerns about legislation and issues impacting homeownership and private property rights directly to legislators. Click below to learn about the issues MAR supports and opposes.

 Please review the REALTOR® priorities for this year so you’re able to discuss them with your legislators, clients, neighbors, and friends. 

REALTORS® support fair housing and diversity education. Download the PDF to learn more.

REALTORS® support first time homebuyer savings accounts. Download the PDF to learn more.

REALTORS® support housing production. Download the PDF to learn more.

REALTORS® oppose tenant’s right of first refusal. Download the PDF to learn more.

REALTORS® oppose transfer taxes. Download the PDF to learn more.

2021 Virtual Keynote Session

2020 Virtual Keynote Session