Government Affairs

C.A.R. Housing Affordability Fund

Discover how you can become a part of the Housing Affordability Fund (HAF). HAF is a the non-profit arm of C.A.R., helping families achieve their dreams of homeownership.

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2016 New Laws Affecting REALTORS®

This chart summarizes new laws passed by the California Legislature and the U.S. Congress that may affect REALTORS® in 2016. For the full text of a law, click onto the legislative number or go to for California laws or for federal laws. A legislative bill may be referenced in more than one section.

Pre-Sale Inspections & Local City Ordinances

All REALTORS® are urged to read, understand and adhere to the City and Sign Ordinances in the towns or cities where they list properties and post for sale and/or open home signs.

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RED Alerts

On occasion, C.A.R. asks REALTORS® to call their legislators to support or oppose proposed bills through Red Alerts and Calls for Action. C.A.R. has produced a short video to show how easy it is to respond to Red Alerts and Calls for Action by making a quick phone call.

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As a registered voter you may apply for an absentee ballot by mail by calling

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