Community Outreach Toolkits
Does your association need to get up to speed on land-use and development practices or learn about public school policies and practices, the basic issues of water infrastructure or transportation issues that impact your members and local communities? The toolkits below can help. Download these online resources to help REALTORS® be strong advocates for their customers and find solutions to local challenges.
Walkable Community Workshop How-to Guide is a how-to guide on conducting a WalkShop, or walkable community workshop, in your community to make it more walkable.
Main Street® Downtown Assessment How-To Guide is a how-to guide to conduct a Downtown Assessment which provides an on-site analysis of the challenges, issues and opportunities in a community to help revitalize its downtown or commercial district.
Employer-Assisted Housing Guide provides a roadmap for associations to plan and implement an Employer-Assisted Housing initiative to help increase affordable housing opportunities for working families in a community.
The Smart Growth Toolkit provides in-depth discussions on all aspects of the built environment. Use this resource to get up-to-speed on land use development practices that can be used to solve a variety of community growing pains.
The Placemaking Toolkit offers REALTORS® and state and local association staff details of Placemaking, the kinds of projects placemaking entails, how to organize them, and where to go for assistance and resources.
The Housing Opportunity Toolkit contains resources and information to help REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations expand and increase housing opportunities in their communities across the country.
The Transportation Toolkit provides in-depth articles on all aspects of community transportation systems. Use this resource to get up-to-speed on cutting-edge community transportation techniques.
The Public Schools Toolkit provides in-depth articles on all aspects of public school development and management. Use this resource to learn the nuts-and-bolts of school development policies and techniques.
The Water Infrastructure Toolkit offers a grounding in the basic issues of water infrastructure and points to further resources for those wanting to delve deeper into particular aspects. The information can help REALTORS® be strong advocates for the water rights of their customers and be community leaders in finding solutions to infrastructure challenges.
The Better Block Guide is an overview of Better Block, process that empowers communities and their leaders to reshape the built environments to promote the growth of healthy and vibrant neighborhoods, to help you, along with your partners, to plan and organize a Better Block.