GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS RESOURCES

Washington REALTORS has compiled resources, helpful links, statistics, reports in the areas of housing, land use & environmental policies, economic development, consumer & business affairs, tax & fiscal information, and infrastructure information for your convenience.  Browse through the drop down menus below.



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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POLICIES & POSITIONS



Washington REALTORS® is respected in Olympia for policy positions on issues that affect the real estate transaction, the cost and supply of housing, and land development.

This document summarizes those positions, a result of hours of analysis by our members on three Special Committees (Consumer and Business Affairs, Tax & Fiscal, and Land Use & Environment), a review by our Legislative Steering Committee and final approval by our Board of Directors.

Read the document online (to the right) or download a PDF copy here.