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ISSUES MOBILIZATION GRANTS

NAR CALLS FOR ACTION

Issues Mobilization Grants provide financial and campaign services assistance to any local board/association or member wishing to take action on a local policy issue. Once a grant application is approved, OAR provides collaborative campaign services, such as management, media, and polling, with members of the local board.

NAR issued three national Calls for Action in 2017, and Oregon REALTORS® responded impressively.

In 2017, boards in Eugene, Yamhill, Tillamook, Salem and Springfield benefited from Issues Mobilization Grants to support ballot measures benefitting their local economies and housing concerns. For more information about these results, email scleave@oregonrealtors.org. More information is available in the OAR website here.

$788,151.57

Working balance of the OAR Issues Mobilization Fund at the end of 2017, thanks to contributions by Oregon REALTORS®.

$25,000

NAR Issues Mobilization funds leveraged by OAR and EAR for a housing shortage awareness campaign in Eugene, boosting state and local funding ten-fold.

$7,100

Funds raised and contributed by local boards and associations for issues mobilization campaigns.

NFIP Extension Aug. 22 – Sept. 8 17.8% response rate (1,750 Oregon REALTORS®) Tax Code Reform 1 Oct. 18 – Dec. 2 27.8% response rate (2,990 Oregon REALTORS®) Tax Code Reform 2 Dec. 4 - 19 13.6% response rate (1,468 Oregon REALTORS®) RESULTS: Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which NAR supported, was extended until January 19, 2018. The federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which NAR initially opposed but eventually went “neutral” after key homeownership incentives were adequately protected, passed on December 20 and was signed into law on December 22 for tax year 2018.

REALTOR® DAY AT THE CAPITOL On April 12, more than 850 Oregon REALTORS® from across the state gathered at the Capitol in Salem to stand up for homeownership, private property rights, and other real estate industry issues affecting all Oregonians. WWW.OREGONREALTORS.ORG |

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2017 OAR Impact Report  

Recap of major accomplishments & activities of the Oregon Association of Realtors® in 2017

2017 OAR Impact Report  

Recap of major accomplishments & activities of the Oregon Association of Realtors® in 2017

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