Government Affairs Digest - June 2021

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IREM hosting Congressional Briefing on July 21

We will be hosting our third Congressional Briefing titled “The Impact of federal legislation on real estate” for Members of Congress and their staff on Wednesday, July 21 at 11:00am Central Time.

Federal Housing Advisory Board Chair, Shannon Longino, CPM®; Vice-Chair Susan Monaghan, CPM®; and Daniel Wagner, SVP Government Relations with the Inland Real Estate Group will discuss affordable housing and retaining the 1031 Like-kind exchange.


CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended to July 31st - Deadline is intended to be the final extension

The expiration date of the CDC Eviction Moratorium has been moved back from June 30 to July 31, 2021, following an order from CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. This new deadline is intended to be the final extension of the moratorium.

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IREM submitted a letter, along with our coalition partners, to President Biden on June 11th stating how our organizations look forward to working with the Administration to end unsustainable nationwide federal restrictions on property operations, implement workable solutions for renters facing housing instability and help the country recover.

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Share your 1031 Exchange stories!

IREM and CCIM are partnering to collect member stories on the positive impact that 1031 like-kind exchanges have on our communities across the nation. These stories will be shared with Congress to highlight how 1031 exchanges can help revitalize buildings and communities by creating jobs and increasing affordable housing. Watch this video to learn more and submit your story today.

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Affordable Housing

HUD Restores Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Requirement

Secretary Fudge Outlines HUD Actions to Address Reentry Housing Needs and Increase Public Safety

National News

Senators say a deal with the White House is in hand on infrastructure
Commercial & Residential – Infrastructure

Logjams Are Keeping Much of $47 Billion in Federal Aid From Renters
Residential – Emergency Rental Assistance

California Has a Plan to Pay the Back Rent for Low-Income Tenants. All of It.
Residential – Rental assistance

Zoning Changes Could Help Boost Housing Supply
Residential – Zoning

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