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The El Dorado County Association of Realtors® Government Affairs           Committee (GAC) works for YOU

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What we do for you

The El Dorado County Association of Realtors® Government Affairs Committee (GAC) works for YOU in the          following ways, works to fight against...
-Fights point of sale Retrofits.
-Fights against rent control.
-Was successful in passage of Prop 90/110, in place from 2010 to September 2018.
-Sought to prevent the passage of Ballots measures M, N, O, E and G, pertaining to traffic, water, and zoning; all of which would have increased local fees and/or taken away property rights.
-Worked with local govenment to ensure your business was considered essential during the pandemic.

Our Government Affairs Committee Sucessfully Lobbied

... To secure additional Water Rights.
...for the constructive notice filing of newly approved mobile/manufactured homes under hardship permit.
...for a home occupation ordinance, allowing members to work from their homes & have an assistant / employee.
...for an increase of square footage for accessory dwelling units to 1,600 SqFt.
...for guest houses in addition to second accessory dwelling unit.
...for comprehensive vacation home rental ordinance.
... the District Attorney’s office on real estate Fraud & promoted keeping recording fees low.
...for the allowance of temporary real estate signs such as A-frame/Tent/Open House Signs in most recent sign ordinance.
...for the construction of single family homes for moderate income earners & seniors.

Government Affairs Committee, and what we do for YOU!

The EDCAR GAC is the Government Affairs Committee, acting as the cornerstone in our local government to protect the way you do business. We Identify & support local candidates and offices who have an impact on our ability to do business. The GAC determines those who closely align with EDCAR’s Mission Statement to preserve and protect private property rights, and inform our members of our recommendations.

EDCAR Mission Statement: The El Dorado County Association of REALTORS® supports its members through information, education, products and services. EDCAR provides opportunities to expand professional growth through knowledge, leadership and a commitment to excellence. A vital part of the mission of the Association and its Members is the protection and preservation of private property rights.

How YOU can help

Invest in your business!

There are many levels of contribution to help our cause, which supports issues locally in El Dorado County, statewide, and nationally. Contribute to the Realtor® Action Fund, and we will continue to work for you and your clients best interest! Also make sure to respond to Calls for Action from EDCAR, CAR & NAR!

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