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CDC Extends Nationwide Eviction Moratorium

What the Moratorium Means for You On March 29, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that it is extending its nationwide eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021. The order was put into place Sept. 4, 2020, but has been challenged in court across numerous states and localities in the months since. In addition to the court challenges, the National …

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April is Fair Housing Month

Rolling through your day on autopilot? Just because it’s second nature, doesn’t mean it’s right. Slow down and make sure you’re providing equal service to all. April is Fair Housing Month and a great time to affirm you’re helping to build thriving, inclusive communities. Fair housing impacts all NAR members, all markets, and all neighborhoods. Check yourself. Educate yourself. Hold …

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Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing

The mind science experts at the Perception Institute (link is external) present an online workshop to help members avoid implicit bias (link is external) in their daily business interactions. Drawing upon the latest evidence-based research (link is external), Perception explains how our brains’ automatic, instant association of stereotypes with particular groups can cause us to treat those who are different …

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VAR Issues New COVID-19 Certificate of Compliance Real Estate Questionnaire

The State of Vermont’s COVID-19 strategy is constantly evolving to reduce the spread of the virus and keep Vermonters working. To that end, VAR has updated the Real Estate Access Questionnaire to include a question about vaccination. VAR recommends that members use this form every time anyone accesses a property. While not required, it is considered a best practice for …

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