Housing Opportunity Resources

Guides, Publications, and Information

Housing Vouchers and Landlord Usage Brochure
This brochure shows NAR’s support of government assisted housing programs. Affordable housing opportunities should be available to all citizens. There are many prospects for the government and property owners and managers to work together to provide adequate, safe, and affordable housing to American families.

Housing Stabilization – A Guide for Collaboration and Initiatives
This task force guide assists REALTOR® associations with creating a local Housing Stabilization Task Force to help homeowners, renters, and landlords manage the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Housing Opportunity Toolkit
A collection of resources and information for both individual REALTORS® and REALTOR® Associations.

COVID-19 Consumer Guides
Protect Your Investment and Protect Your Credit are guides that REALTORS® and associations can share with homeowners who are facing financial challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Financial Readiness
NAR encourages associations to work with providers of financial education along with partners such as schools and community organizations to support evidence-based and age appropriate activities.

Homelessness Resources
A collection of resources and information to assist associations with their efforts to prevent and reduce homelessness.

Ambassadors for Cites: Affordable City Living
A PDF publication featuring examples of public/private partnerships between REALTORS® and cities.

Employer-Assisted Housing Guide
The guide provides a roadmap for your association to plan and implement an EAH initiative to help increase affordable housing opportunities for working families in your community.

Establishing a Charitable Foundation
A field guide providing information on tax and legal issues related to foundations, fundraising ideas, useful websites and more.

Inclusionary Zoning
A field guide providing background information on inclusionary zoning, case studies, considerations in developing inclusionary zoning and more.

Workforce Housing Forum Guide
The Workforce Housing Forum Guide: A Strategy for Outreach and Advocacy outlines how to plan and conduct a workforce housing forum to identify and develop strategies to address a community’s workforce housing needs.

Research and Surveys

Housing Pulse Surveys
The Housing Pulse Survey is a telephone survey of between 1,000 to 2,000 adults, nationwide is designed to assist NAR in gaining information on consumers’ attitudes and concerns about housing opportunities.


Questions? Contact Wendy Penn at 202-383-7504.