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Second Round of Input Meetings Offered For Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan Update

The Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan serves as a policy guide for decisions made in relation to growth and land use change. The plan addresses critical issues and opportunities through the incorporation of a shared vision for the community's future. Foster Forsyth 2022 is a 12-month planning effort that will culminate in a partial update to the County’s Comprehensive Plan, which will include three rounds of community input via in-person and online activities.

Georgia Redistricting Signed into Law and Lawsuit Quickly Follows
State

Some local governments are using an ambiguity in state law to create "secret liens" on commpercial properties for unpaid water bills of prior owners or tenants. What is GAR and the Real Estate Section of the Georgia Bar doing to protect the property rights of current owners?

Forsyth County Short Term Rental Ordinance

The Forsyth County Commission is considering a new ordinance designed to establish standards for privately owned short-term vacation rental units

Forsyth County Commission to Consider Additional Short Term Rental Permitting Requirements
CARES Act FAQs - Updated September 10
Federal

NAR’s Federal Advocacy team has been working closely with Congress and the Administration to ensure the interests of REALTORS®, their families, consumers, and the entire real estate industry are protected in any federal action in response to COVID-19.

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