The Process

Oregon REALTORS® Government Affairs Committee helps form and recommend policies concerning legislative issues affecting the real estate industry and private property rights. Oregon REALTORS® Government Affairs Committee reviews and analyzes legislative proposals for their effect on the real estate industry and communicates with Association leadership and members concerning legislative and regulatory issues. In addition, they develop new and refine existing, programs and activities that bring members into direct contact with the legislative/regulatory process. There are 18 members on the committee and one staff liaison.

Legislative Policy

Oregon REALTORS® is involved in policy and politics to safeguard your business and help protect the American dream of homeownership. Through actively engaging in the legislative process, REALTORS® are able to protect private property rights and maintain housing affordability. The policy positions of the Association are guided by the Approved Legislative Policies 2021-2022 adopted by the Board of Directors.


Oregon REALTORS® 2019 Legislative Report

The 2019 Oregon Legislative session began on January 22, 2019, and ended on June 30, 2019. With supermajorities in both the Senate and the House, it was one of the most ambitious and active legislative sessions in decades. This report tells the story of the 2019 session as it relates to the Oregon REALTORS®. We hope you find it informative and that it inspires you to get involved in the Association’s government and political affairs efforts.

Get Involved

As a member of Oregon REALTORS® we encourage your participation in our policy and political process. To learn how to become actively involved in one of our policy and political key committees, please contact our association at 800-252-9115 or at