Government Affairs Resources

These pages have information to help you in your community planning and government affairs efforts as well as in your business. The following pages are indexed under 9 main topics. Just click on the general subject matter for a wealth of research, policy briefs, studies, issue and position papers, model ordinances and toolkits for making an impact!
Legislative Session

Legislative ReportWashington REALTORS® 2015-2016 Legislative Report is now available! This report includes summaries of REALTORS® priority legislation during the two-year legislative cycle, as well as information on key budget issues.  During 2015-16, REALTORS® passed a number of bills important to the real estate industry and property owners, while defeating a number of harmful bills and proposed tax increases – such as proposals to increase the real estate B&O tax and establish a capital gains income tax that would apply to income from certain real estate transfers.


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