One of the most effective tools that we use to help you is RAPAC, your REALTOR® Political Action Committee. These are just a few of the actions we have successfully taken because of your investment in RAPAC:
The change would have removed existing caps on property taxes, allowing the City of Tucson an additional half billion dollars in property tax capacity.
Prop 101 is repairing Tucson roads and buying lifesaving equipment for our policies and firefighters. The money can only be used for road repairs and public safety.
We passed legistlation preventing cities from requiring you to obtain a business license in every city in Arizona you sell real estate.
Use the TAR sign permit in Oro Valley and you won't have to spend $1,000 a year to buy your own permit.
The code change allows REALTORS to legally put up open house signs in the public right of ways. For more than 20 years, open house signs have been technically illegal in Tucson until the changes were made.
The permit allows residents to grow and develop their land while protecting critical habitats and endangered species.
REALTORS, for example, have a member service on a local government citizens committee that contributes over $3 million to homeless and domestic violence programs, food banks, elder care programs, youth programs, HIV awareness, housing assistance, emergency shelters, and programs to assist people in our community with disabilities.
The Mortgage Interest Deduction makes home ownership possible to millions of Americans.
The National Flood Insurance Program assists many Southern Arizona families if a major flood were to occur again in our area.
Together we work for you to make your job easier and more profitable.
Realtors of Arizona Political Action Committee
The Tucson Association of REALTORs® remains an influence in industry related ploitics. One of the most effective tools that we use to help you is RAPAC, your Realtor Political Action Committee. These are just a few of the actions we have successfully taken because of your investment in RAPAC:
Stopped a proposed City of Tucson charter change
Passed Proposition 101 in the City of Tucson
Saved you hundreds of dollars a year in additional business expenses