Government Affairs Digest - December 2018

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Capitol Hill Fly-in March 5-6, 2019 – Register now!

Meeting with lawmakers in Washington is critical for the future health and growth of our industry, and IREM is making it as easy as possible for you to make your voice heard. Participating in the Fly-In allows you to:

  • Build relationships with legislators that will only increase in value over time
  • Speak directly to the people with the power to change laws and regulations about issues that matter to you and your business
  • Gain valuable exposure and experience
  • Be part of something bigger than yourself

More details coming in early 2019.

Register today!

Deadline for NFIP Approaches Once Again

The two-week extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is set to expire on December 21. If the program expires, flood insurance will become more costly or even unavailable for millions of people and businesses across the country.

IREM supports long-term authorization of the federal flood insurance program, together with reforms to improve the program.

Contact your Members of Congress, before it’s too late!

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Federally Assisted Housing

New Tax, Oversight Legislation Includes LIHTC Clarification, Extenders

Affordable Housing Advocates Hope to Use the Democratic Majority in the House to Press for More Funding

National News

Are Opportunity Zones a Boom Waiting to Happen?
Commercial & Residential – Qualified Opportunity Zones

Cannabis Legalization in Michigan and New Jersey Should Provide CRE Investors with New Opportunities
Commercial – Recreation/Medicinal Marijuana

Why 1031 Exchange Transaction Volumes Have Surged
Commercial & Residential – 1031 Like Kind Exchange

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