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2019 BizFed Poll: L.A. County Businesses Gloomy over Future Outlook

June 24, 2019
Following a trend from last year, business owners and leaders throughout Los Angeles County have major concerns about the future, especially about homelessness, housing affordability ... read more


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Community Organizations Hosted the Housing Forum, a Conference on the Housing Crisis

June 11, 2019
The South Bay Cities Council of Governments and SBAOR co-hosted last month in Torrance the Housing Forum, a half-day conference digging into tough and controversial questions about the housing crisis, housing availability, housing affordability, and what to do about it. ... read more


ALERT! Tell Sacramento to Vote NO on Restrictive Rent Caps and Just Cause Evictions

May 28, 2019
Two bills in Sacramento discourage the production of rental housing. We need more housing in California, not less! ... read more


ALERT! Tell Sacramento to fix Section 8 without hurting housing providers

May 21, 2019
Urge Your Senator to Oppose Bill that Forces Landlords to Participate in Section 8! C.A.R. OPPOSES SB 329 (Mitchell) because it effectively forces ALL residential ... read more


County Supervisors extend rent control, add new mandates without working with housing providers

April 15, 2019
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors last week extended a temporary rent control ordinance for unincorporated county. Without any collaboration or consultation with housing ... read more


Redondo Beach city officials

Redondo Beach city officials meet local REALTORS® in packed forum

March 15, 2019
In the latest installment of SBAOR's popular series, "Breakfast with the Mayor", REALTORS® in the Beach Cities got a rare opportunity to meet not one ... read more


REALTORS® meet L.A. City Councilmember Joe Buscaino

February 14, 2019
SBAOR kicked off its calendar of special events in 2019 with the Luncheon with Councilmember Joe Buscaino. Part of SBAOR's popular series of breakfasts and ... read more


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RSS NAR Advocacy News

  • New Rules Reform ESA Implementation August 16, 2019
    The new regulations reform and streamline the way the Endangered Species Act is implemented.
  • HUD Releases Final Condo Rules August 16, 2019
    This ruling, which culminates years of collaboration between HUD and NAR, will help reverse recent declines in condo sales and ensure the FHA is fulfilling its primary mission to the American people.
  • FHA Down Payment Assistance Changes Rescinded August 16, 2019
    The rescinded guidance includes requiring entities to prove the property in question was within the jurisdiction where the government entity has authority to provide assistance.

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Real Estate in The OC

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