EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HOUSING
Clare Gladwin Board of Realtors® Fair Housing Commitment Statement
The Clare-Gladwin Board of Realtors® and its members agree to:
Provide equal professional service without regard to the race, color, religion, gender (sex), disability (handicap), familial status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity of any prospective client, customer, or of the residents of any community.
Keep informed about fair housing law and practices, improving my clients and customer's opportunities and my business.
Develop advertising that indicates that everyone is welcome and no one is excluded; expanding my clients and customer's opportunities to see, buy, or lease property.
Inform my clients and customers about their rights and responsibilities under the fair housing laws by providing brochures and other information.
Document my efforts to provide professional service, which will assist me in becoming a more responsive and successful REALTOR®.
Refuse to tolerate non-compliance.
Learn about those who are different from me, and celebrate those differences.
Take a positive approach to fair housing practices and aspire to follow the spirit as well as the letter of the law.
Develop and implement fair housing practices for my firm to carry out the spirit of this declaration.
The CGBOR Fair Housing Commitment Statement will be permanently posted to the board website and social media as well as emailed to all members.
Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Online Simulation - Released April 1, 2022 and completed April 30, 2022 for Fair Housing Month.
"Fair Housing Update" video to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by October 31, 2022:
"Advertising Within the Fair Housing Framework" video to be emailed to all members and posted to social media
"The Reaffirmation of Fair Housing Principles" video to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by December 31, 2022: https://www.nar.realtor/videos/pivot-in-place/the-reaffir mation-of-fair-housing-principles
The Clare-Gladwin Board of Realtors®, along with the National Association of Realtors® which represents more than 1.5 million Realtors support diverse communities across the country. Our members and staff foster a culture where diversity and inclusion are integrated into each of our five core values. Through inclusive collaboration and mutual respect for our colleagues, we focus on the principles that matter to the organization and drive how we engage each other to reach our common goals. We fully embrace perspectives from all walks of life-regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, socioeconomic status, political affiliation or any other qualities by which we may define ourselves. We commit to bringing out the best in ourselves, uncovering hidden talents and celebrating differences in our day-to-day interactions. These beliefs are essential as we serve our members who help to fulfill the dream of home and property ownership in America.
The Clare-Gladwin Board of Realtors® Diversity & Inclusion Commitment Statement will be emailed to all members and permanently posted to the board website and social media.
"At Home with Diversity" certification course info to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by September 30, 2022.
"Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing" video to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by October 15, 2022.
"Implicit Association Test" to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by October 31, 2022. https://www.nar.realtor/on-common-ground/equity-and-inclu sion
"2022 Snapshot of Race and Home Buying in America" slide presentation to be emailed to all members by November 30,
"Equity and Inclusion" On Common Ground article to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by December 31, 2022.
The Association Executive will complete the Realtor® Safety Pledge on behalf of the membership. The Realtor® Safety Pledge is to be emailed to all members, permanently posted to the board website and social media by September 30, 2022. The Safe Listings form will be added to the MLS Documents Library.https://www.nar.realtor/safety/pledge
A hands-on Realtor® Safety Course for all members is scheduled for October 26, 2022 with Michael Munyon at MMCC. This event is being presented in conjunction with the Education Committee.
"Predators: The True Nature of Crimes Against Realtors®" video to be emailed and posted to social media by October 31, 2022.
"Personal Safety Tips for Real Estate Professionals" video to be emailed and posted to social media by November 30, 2022.
"Resources for Personal Protection" article with the latest in personal protection products and applications to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by December 31, 2022.
"Realtor® Safety Tips from NAR" slideshow to be emailed to all members and posted to social media by January 30, 2023.