Government Affairs Digest - January 2022

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Advocacy Impact Day – March 9th Save the Date!

Given the current conditions and uncertainty as a result of COVID-19 and keeping our members health and safety top of mind, we’ve decided to convert the Advocacy Impact Day from a fly-in to a virtual event.

While we’re all disappointed that we’ll not be able to meet in person, this change will ensure everyone who wishes to participate is able.

Registration will open on Thursday, January 27th – Please register and mark your calendars now for this essential event! Feel free to share with your IREM colleagues, as the event is free to all members.

Further details on schedule, speakers, issues, and other information will be provided as we get closer to the meeting.

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Webinar recording: Advocacy – A Year in Review and Looking Forward to 2022

The recording of “Advocacy – A Year in Review and Looking Forward to 2022” is now available free to all members.

The IREM government affairs team presented on issues real estate managers faced in 2021 and a look forward to the opportunities and challenges facing the industry in 2022.

Learning objectives:

  • A brief summary of the challenges property managers faced in 2021
  • Overview of the two infrastructure proposals, where they stand in Congress, and how they may affect the real estate management industry
  • A look ahead to 2022 and the opportunities and challenges for the industry moving forward
  • 2022 is an election year. The midterm elections will be held where all 435 House seats and 34 Senate seats are up for election. The session will address on how the midterms and the results will affect the real estate industry.

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2021 IREM Government Affairs Initiatives & What’s Ahead in 2022

The IREM Government Affairs team has been hard at work advocating for the real estate management industry. Check out this infographic for an overview of some of the highlights and what we have planned in 2022.

IREM Advocacy Initiatives

Contact IREM Government Affairs to present at your chapter meeting

Now that 2022 is underway, your Chapter is probably planning your meetings. Feel free to contact us if you would like us to present on Advocacy issues affecting the real estate management industry. We have presented on issues such as COVID relief, the CDC Eviction Moratorium, Rental Assistance and Federal & State Cannabis Laws on Commercial & Multifamily properties, but always happy to work with chapter to provide relevant content.

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Affordable Housing

Fact sheet: HUD Year 1

National News

Treasury to send $1B in rental aid funds to high-demand states, cities
Residential – Rental assistance

President Biden's first year in office for CRE: infrastructure, but not much else
Commercial – Infrastructure

Lawsuits, jobs and billions in real estate projects: the pressure is on to revive EB-5
Commercial & Residential – EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

A 'Panicked Fed' and Other Multifamily Headwinds
Residential – Finance

November sets new record for emergency rental assistance disbursed—$2.9 billion to aid 665,000 households—as eviction filings remain below pre-pandemic levels nationally
Residential – Rental assistance

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