Public Affairs Update

 

Public Affairs Update………………………………………………………January 28, 2015

  • NAR Joins Patent Litigation Reform Team
  • Fannie Mae Expects Economy to ‘Drag’ Housing Toward Recovery in 2015
  • Pizza & Public Affairs Thursday February 19, 2015
  • In Case You Missed It

 

NAR Joins Patent Litigation Reform Team
NAR has joined the United for Patent Reform coalition to pursue comprehensive solutions to abusive patent litigation. As part of its commitment to curbing patent abuses, the coalition sent a letter to Congress outlining seven legislative reforms. [Source: NAR Weekly Report 01-22-2015]

 

Fannie Mae Expects Economy to 'Drag' Housing Toward Recovery in 2015

While that prediction is still modest, Fannie Mae says it's strong enough to "drag last year's unspectacular housing activity upward," according to the report. Fannie Mae credits projections for continued low gasoline prices, firming labor market conditions, rising household net worth, improving consumer and business confidence, and reduced fiscal headwinds to usher in a year of steady, if "not yet robust" economic improvement that should lead to a higher rate of household formation in 2015. »READ MORE [DSNews.com 01-23-2015]

 

Pizza & Public Affairs Thursday February 19, 2015

Noon to 1:00 pm in the BARA Conference Room

Guest Speaker:

George Karakehian, Boulder City Council

What he’ll present:

George K. will cover topics that include the City’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy, 2015 Major Update to the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan, infill and redevelopment issues, possible ballot questions, and November’s City Council election. And, of course he’ll answer all your questions and listen to your input.

 

Don’t miss this special look at what to expect from Boulder City Council in 2015!

BARA will provide the place (conference room), program, presenter, and pizza!

You provide your body, your brain, and your beverage!  

 

 

In Case You Missed It