Category Archives: Legislative

Legislative Updates

Legislative updates: The General Assembly convened their session on November 27 and have met in both committees and general sessions to address legislation ranging from authorizing language for the voter id constitutional amendment to additional disaster relief funds and local … Continue reading

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Why We’ll be Voting YES for City Bonds

By Joe Padilla Charlotte has an Affordable Housing crisis — it’s an undeniable fact. Our crisis is not unlike those faced by dozens of American cities, large and small, where a limited supply of land and rooftops pushes rents and … Continue reading

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Things To Know About The New Opportunity Zone Guidelines

By Joseph Pimentel After several months of waiting, real estate investors, developers and other keen commercial real estate observers have finally received answers to some of their many questions about the Opportunity Zone program. The Department of Treasury on Friday released … Continue reading

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Get Out and Vote! 2018 REBIC Election Guide

REBIC has put together an Election Guide to help you cast your vote for candidates who support the real estate industry. Click here to see which candidates REBIC has endorsed. Click here for early voting times and locations.

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Congressional District Maps Deemed Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered

On August 27, a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals found that the state’s Congressional district maps were unconstitutionally gerrymandered based on partisan preference by the General Assembly. This is the second time that this court … Continue reading

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Senate Passes Extension of National Flood Insurance Program, Sends Bill to President’s Desk

Just hours before coverage was set to lapse for thousands of homeowners, the Senate approved a bill Tuesday to keep the National Flood Insurance Program operating for four more months.  President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill—which cleared the House last … Continue reading

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NC Senate Candidate Visits with Realtor® Government Affairs Committee

The Government Affairs Committee of the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association this week heard from NC Senate candidate Vickie Sawyer (R, Iredell) as she spoke about her campaign for District 44 and priorities for Iredell County. Sawyer is the Republican candidate for … Continue reading

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