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STATE & LOCAL – ACTIVE CALLS FOR ACTION

Attention Kansas Residents!

Sign the petition calling on Kansas lawmakers to restore the ability to itemize deductions on income taxes and to fight for property taxpayers during next year’s legislative session.


Attention Washington Residents!

We need to make sure our elected officials know how important the issue of housing affordability is to communities across Washington.


FEDERAL – ACTIVE CALLS FOR ACTION

Attention Homeowners!

Remind your elected officials to focus on important homeowner specific programs that provide access to credit, important infrastructure development and flood insurance.


PAST CALLS FOR ACTION

Michigan

Residents were asked to call on state legislators to support homeownership initiatives.


Florida

Residents were asked to support the Duval County School Board’s resolution to ask voters for a 1/2 penny sales tax increase.


Massachusetts

Residents were as to contact the Cape Cod Commission to express support for including implementation of the Canal Area Transportation Study in the Regional Transportation Plan.


Rhode Island

Contact your elected officials and ask them to oppose H 5973 and S 669, which proposes a two percent conveyance tax to homebuyers of Newport properties.


Illinois

Ask your State Representative to vote “NO” on any bill that would repeal the Rent Control Preemption Act, or establish Rent Control.


Mississippi

Residents should contact their Representative and ask them to support the Landowners Protection Act as passed by the House Committee.


Mississippi

Residents were asked to urge their elected representatives to immediately pass The Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act.


Kansas

Tell Governor Kelly sign HB 2033 to restore the ability to itemize deductions on state income tax by removing the federal itemization requirement.


Ohio

Residents were asked to contact their State Senator in support of the establishment of basic, common-sense standards for education and licensing of inspectors in Ohio.


Be an Engaged Homeowner. Take an active role in the health and well-being of your community.


Oregon

Urge your City Councilor to vote YES on the Motion to respond to the Land Use Board of Appeals remand regarding the Salem River Crossing project.


Illinois

Residents of Peoria were asked to contact their city council member about a new proposed fee on property owners.


California

Sacramento residents were asked to call and email their Councilmember and Mayor to state their opposition to rent control leading up to a hearing that was held on September 4th.


California

Catro Valley residents were asked to contact the CVSan Board of Directors to oppose an Inspection Upon Sale Program that would require property owners to test, repair or replace their sewer lateral before selling their home.


Oregon

Residents in Sisters City, OR were asked to contact their City Councilors in regards to proposed code amendments that would further restrict short-term rentals by capping vacation rentals.


Illinois

Residents in Park Forest were asked to tell Park Forest officials (Village Trustees and the mayor) to have inspectors conduct inspections as soon as possible after the home is listed to minimize any disruptions or delays in the sales process.


Michigan

Michigan residents were asked to contact their legislators in support of SB 329 and HB 4503, a bill that protected property rights and supported Michigan’s tourism industry by allowing property owners to uniformly and fairly rent their homes to vacationers as short-term rentals across the state. 


Arizona

Pima County, Arizona, residents were asked to contact the Pima County Supervisors in support of a half cent sales tax that could only be used to fix roads and lower property taxes.


Kansas

Kansas residents were asked to contact their legislators in support of preserving interest and property tax deductions in Kansas.


Illinois

Residents of Mundelein, IL were asked to contact their elected village officials in opposition to a real estate transfer tax referendum.


Oregon

Sisters City residents were asked to contact City Councilors to oppose proposed code amendments that would have further restrict short-term rentals by capping vacation rentals at 8% maximum of the City’s total housing units and changing to non-transferable permits.


Maryland

Maryland residents were asked to contact the state legislature in supporting of the Maryland First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account program. 


Ohio

Ohio residents were asked to contact their State Representative to support House Bill 211, which wold establish a home inspector license to better protect home buyers and sellers in the state of Ohio.


Oregon

Oregon residents were asked to contact their legislator in support of the Oregon First-Time Homebuyers Savings Program (HB4007), which would incentivize prsospective homeowners to save for their first home.


Louisiana

Louisiana residents were asked to contact their state legislators in support of the Louisiana First Time Home Buyer Program.


Missouri

State residents were asked to contact their legislator to support HB 1796, the Missouri First-Time Homebuyer Initiative to help the next generation of Missourians save for their first home.