Government Affairs Brief
Coronovirus and the Impacts to Business
There are new restrictions on how REALTORS® can do business. Both Washington State and the Federal Government have initiated emergency programs that can help businesses and individuals affected by the Coronovirus Quarantines.
Election Results for SAR Endorsed Candidates
CLICK HERE to see how your local candidates did that are strong supporters of REALTOR® issues.
Washington REALTORS® 2020 Legislative Session Update
This year’s legislative session has officially wrapped up.
Click here for a close up look at the bills that we tracked in this year’s legislature
The Spokane Association of REALTORS® hits Olympia for Legislative Day 2020
Click here to learn what are this session’s top legislative priorities facing REALTORS®.
2019 YEAR IN REVIEW GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT
A review of the National, State and Local Governmental Affairs efforts in support of the Spokane Association REALTORS® and our customers
New FHA Loan Limits for 2020
As expected, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has raised the 2020 loan limits. The FHA floor (the lowest FHA limit) for Spokane Count is now $331,760.
For other Counties, click here.
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Spokane Realtors Call to Action a success
New vote scheduled for March 2nd, 2020
Thanks to our REALTOR® members, our recent Call for Action proved to be highly successful.
After receiving dozens of calls, letters and emails, the Spokane City Council has agreed to postpone the vote on two Landlord/Tenant measures until March 2nd. Your Spokane Association of REALTORS will now work to help the council craft better legislation.
4 of 6 SAR City of Spokane/Spokane Valley Candidates elected
Four of the endorsed candidates by the Spokane Association of REALTORS® elected to office.
- Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward
- Spokane City Council member Lori Kinnear
- Spokane City Council member Michael Cathcart
- Spokane Valley Council member Arne Woodard
Click here to read more about our 2019 endorsements