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RRAR to Host Session for Home Ownership

UNION CITY (April 11) – The Reelfoot Regional Association of REALTORS® announced this week that it will use a $800 grant from the National Association of Realtors® to conduct a Brunch and Learn session Wednesday, April 20, at the Obion County Public Library, located on Reelfoot Avenue in Union City from 11 a.m. until noon, featuring the Tennessee Housing Development Agency’s Increasing Minority Ownership course. To register, email rrartn@gmail.com.

“Realtors® recognize the significance of the Fair Housing Act and reaffirm our commitment to upholding these laws and to offering fair, equitable service to every American in their search for homes and property,” said Jim Douglas, 2022 RRAR President, Principal Broker Fuller Partners Real Estate, Inc. in Union City.

As part of NAR’s new Fair Housing Action Plan, abbreviated ‘ACT,’ which emphasizes Accountability, Culture Change, and Training to ensure America’s 1.4 million Realtors® are doing everything possible to protect housing rights in America, RRAR is doing our part to solidify the role fair housing plays in our industry and in our communities. This session includes the most common barriers to minority homeownership and ways to overcome them. THDA will also introduce local resources and tools and explore meaningful partnerships that can help increase minority homeownership in Tennessee.

NAR offers Fair Housing Grants to state and local Realtor® Associations around the country in effort to support a wide range of activities and initiatives, including fair housing education and curriculum development, fair housing partnerships with local organizations and fair housing commemoration ceremonies and events.

To learn more about National Association of Realtors® Fair Housing Grant program visit, https://realtorparty.realtor/state-local-issues/issues/fair-housing.html

The Reelfoot Regional Association of Realtors® is the voice for real estate in northwest Tennessee, serving Lake, Obion, and Weakley counties and surrounding areas.

The National Association of Realtors® is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1.4 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

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