SPAAR is the advocate for you and your business. Our Government Affairs team works to make sure both REALTORS® and homeowners are represented in government.
Government Affairs Committee
The Government Affairs Committee works to expand the Association’s sphere of influence in local, regional, state, and national public policy areas. It focuses on issues affecting communities throughout the Association’s jurisdiction.
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Circle Pines Short-Term Rental Ordinance Recap
Circle Pines Short-Term Rental Ordinance Recap On Tuesday, January 14th the City of Circle Pines City Council voted to ban short-term rentals within city limits if their length of stay was...
REALTOR® Party 2020 Pillars
REALTOR® Party 2020 Pillars 2020 will be an exciting year for the Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS® and our advocacy operations. Not only is it a presidential election year, but...
New Energy Disclosure Report Required by the City of Minneapolis
Starting January 15, 2020, the City of Minneapolis will include a new energy disclosure report in the Truth-in-Sale of Housing (TISH) program. The two-page ‘Asset-Based Energy Efficiency’ report will be...
Advocacy Update, December 2019
THIS MONTH IN GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS While Santa prepares for a busy night of deliveries, the worker elves at county courthouses have been preparing gifts of their own this Holiday Season. Throughout...
Action Alert: New Septic Rules Proposed
New Septic Rules Proposed - Your Action Needed The MPCA recently announced changes to rules governing subsurface sewage treatment systems (SSTS), more commonly known as septic systems. Specifically, the proposed rule...
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