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]
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
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
- Home Buyer Trends from 1981 and Now
- Boulder gives initial approval to height caps in most of the city
- Boulder planners: No new student housing on Uni Hill
- Lyons taps Boulder County Housing Authority for Bohn Park flood-recovery project