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Civil rights group sues to halt CDC eviction moratorium
Civil rights group sues to halt CDC eviction moratorium

The lawsuit also argues that the feds are commandeering state courts and officers to implement an unconstitutional federal law.

Georgia Realtors work to recruit poll workers
Georgia Realtors work to recruit poll workers

On average, Georgia poll workers were above 65 years old and many opted to stay home because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Atlanta gets $22 million for rental assistance
Atlanta gets $22 million for rental assistance

Landlords are encouraged to educate tenants on rental assistance program offered through the City of Atlanta and the United Way of Greater Atlanta.

Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues
Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues

The U.S. economy added 1.4 million new jobs in August, but one economist warns that permanent job losses are a bigger problem.

NAR: Forsyth and Cobb counties among the best to work from home in the nation
NAR: Forsyth and Cobb counties among the best to work from home in the nation

Working from home as an ongoing trend will greatly change the landscape of where people buy homes, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.

CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020
CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020

Real estate industry associations oppose the decision and are calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to housing providers.

NAHB: Residential construction up in the suburbs nationwide
NAHB: Residential construction up in the suburbs nationwide

Small metro suburbs did the best in terms of construction with a more than 10% increase over a year ago.

Southern home sales jump 27.6% in July
Southern home sales jump 27.6% in July

Nationwide sales of new single-family homes were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 901,000, up 13.9% from last month and 36.3% higher than July 2019.

NAR reports three months in a row for improved home sales
NAR reports three months in a row for improved home sales

All four regions in the U.S. experienced year-over-year and month-over-month growth in pending home sales, according to the National Association of Realtors.

NAR, NAHB shift 2020 lobbying efforts in response to COVID-19
NAR, NAHB shift 2020 lobbying efforts in response to COVID-19

The National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Home Builders are both backing candidates for congressional seats across the country and advocating for issues such as ramping up production of affordable housing and reversing widespread unemployment.

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