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SPAAR response to Star Tribune article: St. Paul Realtor group withdraws as a partner in project to expose racist covenants. Published May 3, 2021.

St. Paul Realtor group withdraws as a partner in project to expose racist covenants. Published May 3, 2021.
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FHFA Announces Extension of COVID-Related Loan Flexibilities

Flexibilities to retire at the end of May due to low usage.
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Coloring Content Winners – Fair Housing Month

Everyone Is Welcome In My Neighborhood!
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New Members – April 2021

Welcome, April 2021 new members to the Realtor® family!
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Say No to New Fees on the Mortgage Registry & Deed Taxes – Call For Action

MN Realtors® Has Sent Out The Following Call For Action: The Minnesota House of Representatives included new $25 fees on the mortgage registry and deed taxes in their omnibus environment and natural resources bill to help fund Soil & Water Conservation Districts.
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Past President Patrick Ruble To Serve LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance At The National Level As Secretary

The Alliance is a leading advocate for the LGBTQ+ community in real estate and housing policy, working on behalf of all LGBTQ+ people on their housing needs. The organization’s mission is to advocate, elevate and celebrate. 
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Fair Housing Month Special With MN Housing – Better and Better Podcast

Kasey Kier, Assistant Commissioner at MN Housing, came on the show for a special Fair Housing Month episode! Kasey spoke with us about MN Housing's mission, their strategies for reducing housing disparities in Minnesota, current housing programs, and much more.
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National Volunteer Week 2021

Volunteers are at the heart of SPAAR as the Board of Directors, SPAAR Committees, and workgroups are all made up of member volunteers. To those who volunteer at SPAAR, we say thank you.
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SPAAR Member Megan Steinmetz Honored As 30 Under 30

Congratulations are in order for Megan Steinmetz, a SPAAR member recently named in REALTOR® Magazine as part of the 30 Under 30 class of 2021.
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