Homeownership Matters offers a unique platform to engage your representatives on important homeowner and property issues.
It’s time to eliminate point-of-sale requirements that increase the cost of buying a home in areas like University Heights, Cleveland Heights, Newburgh Heights, Shaker Heights and others.
Make sure Congress knows that you support programs that support property owners. Go to the American Property Owners Alliance now and sign the petition. (external link)
Remind your elected officials to tackle a number of important infrastructure issues, like improving our roads, schools and bridges – and increasing access to high-speed internet.
Congress needs to act now to ensure the stability of the housing market and the financial health of our communities.
Homeowners are being asked to send a message to the City Council telling them to defer the vote on this matter until all other options are explored.
City residents were asked to oppose a proposal before the city council to increase housing provider license fees, which would have resulted in rental increases.
This call for action asks residents to send a message to the Barnstable Town Council in favor of approving the proposed zoning bylaw as written.
This call for action asked property owners in Santa Barbara to speak out against revisions to the city’s Just Cause and Relocation Assistance Ordinance.
City residents were asked to contact the mayor and city council in support of a new ordinance that would incentivize developers to invest in a new urban renewal area.
This call for action called on city residents to oppose an 8% increase in property taxes. The city eventually decided on a 3.5% increase.
Local residents were asked to send a message to the Barnstable Planning Board asking them to approve the proposed zoning bylaw that will keep vacation rentals in Barnstable legal.
Alameda County, CA residents are being asked to call on Supervisors to help renters and rental property owners during these extraordinary times.
Delaware residents were asked to tell the Governor and their State Legislators to oppose the short-term rental ban.
Howard County, MD residents are being asked to send a message to the Howard County Council to vote NO on proposed property tax increases.
Residents were asked to tell the city council to help renters and rental property owners equally during these extraordinary times.
Whether you live in a rural, suburban or urban community, your response will influence how billions of federal dollars flow into your community over the next decade.
Residents were asked to oppose a plan that would restrict landowners to only one home per 5 acres instead of one home per one acre.
Residents were asked to speak out against an increase the “recordation tax” that is applied to real estate transactions to fund agriculture preservation in favor of other alternatives.
Residents were asked to opposed a plan to phase-out short-term rentals in single family dwellings in the county.
City residents were asked to call on the city council to delay a fast-tracked vote on a proposed new impact fee on all new construction to allow for further discussion.
Residents were asked to oppose an ordinance targeting bed and breakfast inns, guest houses, vacation rentals or homes and any other non-owner occupied lodging establishments in the city.
Residents of the City of Mobile were asked to sign a petition in favor of area residents being allowed to participate in the vote to annex into the City of Mobile.
Residents are being asked to tell the Oak Harbor City Council that they support affordable market-rate housing in the City of Oak Harbor.
Residents were asked to contact the commission and ask them to delay the proposed changes until they receive public input.
Residents were asked to attend the Borough Council meeting and speak up against the ordinance.
Knoxville areas residents were asked to sign a petition calling on the local USPS Postmaster to stop requiring cluster box units, and come to the table to find a compromise.
Residents were asked to attend a public hearing and voice their concerns to the Village Trustees.
Residents were asked to call on state legislators to support homeownership initiatives.
Sign the petition to restore the ability to itemize deductions on income taxes and to fight for property taxpayers during this year’s legislative session.
Residents were asked to support the Duval County School Board’s resolution to ask voters for a 1/2 penny sales tax increase.
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.
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.
Remind your elected officials to focus on important homeowner specific programs that provide access to credit, important infrastructure development and flood insurance.
Ask your State Representative to vote “NO” on any bill that would repeal the Rent Control Preemption Act, or establish Rent Control.
Residents should contact their Representative and ask them to support the Landowners Protection Act as passed by the House Committee.
Residents were asked to urge their elected representatives to immediately pass The Mississippi Broadband Enabling Act.
We need to make sure our elected officials know how important the issue of housing affordability is to communities across Washington.
Tell Governor Kelly sign HB 2033 to restore the ability to itemize deductions on state income tax by removing the federal itemization requirement.
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.
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.
Residents of Peoria were asked to contact their city council member about a new proposed fee on property owners.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 residents were asked to contact their legislators in support of preserving interest and property tax deductions in Kansas.
Residents of Mundelein, IL were asked to contact their elected village officials in opposition to a real estate transfer tax referendum.
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 residents were asked to contact the state legislature in supporting of the Maryland First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account program.
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 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 residents were asked to contact their state legislators in support of the Louisiana First Time Home Buyer Program.
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.