National News Week of March 15, 2021
COVID Relief Bill Advances
The Senate this week will take up a $1.9 trillion bill that contains an array of coronavirus relief measures NAR has championed after the House passed the legislation Saturday. Read more.
New PPP Rules May Help
Share with your members: Mom-and-pop shops are getting more pandemic aid. New federal rules aim to extend the Paycheck Protection Program to more minority-owned small businesses and sole proprietors.
Local Rental Relief Opens Up
Updated FAQs will serve as guidelines for states and municipalities to provide emergency assistance to renters and housing providers. Pass the information onto landlords and renters who need relief. Read more.
Commercial Forecast Summit
You can hear NAR’s Lawrence Yun, guest economist Calvin Schnure, and others provide an overview of the commercial market for 2021 and beyond at a free March 10 webinar, the first of NAR’s new quarterly series. Attendees will hear about the sector’s challenges, changes, risks, and growth opportunities.
Video: Safety Best Practices
A third of NAR members report feeling unsafe during an open house or showing. Have you implemented a safety plan?
NAR Election Applications Open
You have until June 1 to apply for 2023 NAR elected office, including first vice president, president-elect, treasurer, and regional vice president. The application and resources about NAR’s campaign and election process are here. Questions? Please contact Deanne Rymarowicz, email@example.com.