Homeownership Matters offers a unique platform to engage your representatives on important homeowner and property issues.
We need to make sure our elected officials know how important the issue of housing affordability is to communities across Washington.
Remind your elected officials to focus on important homeowner specific programs that provide access to credit, important infrastructure development and flood insurance improvements.
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.
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.
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.