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Houston, TX. 77027
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HOUSTON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® ANNOUNCES RECOMMENDED CANDIDATE LAURIE ROBINSON FOR HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL AT-LARGE, POSITION 4
 
 
HOUSTON — (August 25, 2015) — The Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) Board of Directors announced its decision to support Laurie Robinson for Houston City Council At-Large, Position 4 in the November 3 Houston City Council Elections. In making the announcement, HAR Political Affairs Advisory Group Chair Suzanne Page-Pryde applauded Ms. Robinson for her commitment to the interests of Houston property owners. “This November, Houston voters have a great opportunity to elect new city councilmembers that will truly represent the best interests of property owners. We believe Ms. Robinson understands that we must ensure Houston remains a great place to do business and will do what’s right for Houston property owners, which is why we’ve pledged our full support.” 
 
Houston REALTORS® are involved in the political process at all levels, promoting policies and supporting candidates who advocate for property rights and homeownership in the city of Houston. According to the U.S. Census Current Population Survey, Texas ranks 44th out of 50 states in homeownership. The City of Houston has a 47 percent homeownership rate. Electing public officials who understand property owners’ concerns and act accordingly is the Association’s top priority.
 
HAR Political Affairs Advisory Group member Marsha Fisk weighed in on Ms. Robinson’s recommendation. “As Laurie Robinson’s sales manager in the 1990s, I recall her being driven and detail oriented. Now, 20 years later, Laurie has proven herself a resourceful, experienced and solution-oriented leader; the kind of leader we need in City Hall.”  
 
The last day to register to vote is Monday October 5. Early voting begins on Monday October 19 and runs through Saturday October, 31. 
 
Founded in 1918, the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) is a 29,000-member organization of real estate professionals engaged in every aspect of the industry, including residential and commercial sales and leasing, appraisal, property management and counseling. It is the largest individual dues-paying membership trade association in Houston as well as the second largest local association/board of REALTORS® in the United States.

Media Contacts

Public Relations Manager
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x258
Email
Chief Communications Officer
3693 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX. 77027
Phone: 713-629-1900 x155
Email