Category Archives: Legislative

Building Block Video Series Part 4 of 4: Tutorial of the State Historic Preservation Office’s GIS

Is your house within a Local Historic District? How has your neighborhood changed from thirty years ago? Join Andrew Edmonds, the GIS Technical Support Analyst for the NC State Historic Preservation Society, on Monday May 17th at 10am as he … Continue reading

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City Manager’s Response to the Draft 2040 Comp Plan

On May 6, 2021, Marcus Jones, Charlotte City Manager, released a memo providing an update on the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Included is a link to the 650+ comments from the community and next steps. The timeline continues to move toward … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Let’s Get It Right, Charlotte

Charlotte is one of the nation’s fastest growing cities, built amid diverse areas and unique neighborhoods, with families and people who recognize the qualities of a dynamic city. This growth, however, presents both challenges and opportunities alike. Due to this, the … Continue reading

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NAR Code of Ethics Changes: Accountability for Discriminatory Speech and Conduct

Drawing a Line Changes to the NAR Code of Ethics hold members accountable for discriminatory speech and conduct. This past November, the National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors approved recommendations from the Professional Standards Committee on the Code of … Continue reading

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Breaking News: House Victory for Businesses

NC House Approves Remote Online Notarization With a vote of 107-1, the North Carolina House passed the Remote Online Notarization (HB 776) legislation. This will create a permanent law allowing notarial acts to be completed using audio-video communication, among other … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Eviction Ban Unlawful

Court Strikes Down Eviction Ban U.S. District Court Judge Dabney L. Friedrich of the District of Columbia struck down a nationwide eviction moratorium Wednesday, calling it unlawful. Friedrich’s ruling applies nationwide. The eviction ban was put in place last year … Continue reading

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Building Block Video Series Part 3 of 4: The National Register of Historic Places

Have you ever wondered what makes a place eligible for historic preservation? Join Sarah Woodard David, National Register and Survey Branch Supervisor for the State Historic Preservation Office, on Monday May 3rd at 10am as she delves into the history … Continue reading

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2040 Plan Town Hall is Happening April 22!

Charlotte 2040 Plan Update Virtual Town Hall This Thursday, April 22 The 3rd scheduled Town Hall Meeting will be held Thursday (4/22) at 5:30 – it is very important that we have many members of the industry attend as it … Continue reading

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Council Delays Vote on 2040 Plan | Time to Speak Out

Thank you to our many members who showed up to speak at the virtual public hearing on the draft Charlotte Future 2040 Plan. Mayor Lyles announced that the vote will be pushed to June 28,2021 to allow for more public … Continue reading

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Building Block Video Series: NC State Historic Preservation Office How-To Videos

Have you ever wondered how people tackle a historic building rehabilitation project? Did you know these projects are sometimes eligible for tax credit incentives that can provide financial rewards beyond those received upon a completed project, including community pride, jobs, … Continue reading

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