Public Affairs Update

Public Affairs Update………………………………….……………………January 13, 2016

  • Freddie Mac Chief: Little to Fear In Rate Hikes

  • Housing Outlook for 2016: Expect Change

  • Inventory Shortages Likely to Stay in 2016

  • Why the Nation’s Housing Policy Must Grow Beyond Traditional Homeownership

  • Funding Bill Has Real Estate Provisions

  • Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

  • In Case You Missed It

     

    Freddie Mac Chief: Little to Fear in Rate Hikes
    Economist Sean Becketti is dismissing concerns that the Federal Reserve’s latest change to monetary policy will spell trouble for the real estate market. [Source: NARenews 01-06-2016]

     

    Housing Outlook for 2016: Expect Change
    Freddie Mac's housing forecast for the new-year offers predictions for mortgage rates and loan activity in 2016. [Source: Realtor Magazine 12-28-2015]

     

    Inventory Shortages Likely to Stay in 2016
    Home buyers will likely continue to face limited choices of homes for-sale in the new-year. [Source: NAR Update 12-21-2015]

     

    Why the Nation's Housing Policy Must Grow Beyond Traditional Homeownership

    The federal government's policies have been largely focused on traditional homeownership. But has it been effective?
    READ MORE [Source: DSNews.com 12-21-2015]

     

    Funding Bill Has Real Estate Provisions
    Congress has passed and the president has signed into law sweeping legislation to fund the federal government for 2016. Find out here what real estate-related provisions are in the law. [Source: NARenews 12-23-2015]

     

    Pizza & Public Affairs Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Noon to 1:00pm at BARA

    This is your opportunity to learn what is ahead for the City Of Boulder in 2016 that is likely to affect your business opportunity in the Boulder Valley.

     

    Guest Speakers:

    Suzanne Jones, Mayor, City of Boulder

    Jan Burton, Council Member, City of Boulder

     

    What they will present:

    Mayor Jones and Council Member Burton will provide a report on the January 22 and 23 City Council planning and goal setting retreat. We will learn what the City Council’s priorities are for 2016.

     

    Topics will include:

  • Housing (market rate and affordable) policy and strategy is a top concern.

  • Transportation is another key issue that will drive housing and employment.

  • Land use, especially efforts to address the City’s jobs and housing goals.

  • Energy conservation in commercial buildings is on tap for action in 2016.

  • Boulder’s energy future milestones on tap in 2016.

  • Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan Update priorities.

  • And more…

    Of course we will have time for a lively Question and Answer exchange, so be sure to bring your own hot topic to add to the conversation.

     

    This is going to be an information packed event that you don’t want to miss!

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