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HOUSTON — (February 16, 2016) — The Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce its support of Kevin Brady for U.S. Congressional District 8 in the Tuesday, March 1 Primary Election. Vicki Fullerton, 2016 Texas Association of REALTORS® Chair Elect, applauded the announcement. “Houston Area REALTORS® are extremely privileged to have Congressman Kevin Brady represent them in the 8th Congressional District. As the new Ways and Means Chairman, his leadership will be valuable as they strive to effect a simplified tax structure. Let’s keep him working as one of our REALTOR® Champions!”
Mario Arriaga, 2016 Chair of HAR Board of Directors, also expressed approval for HAR’s recommendation. “As the new Chair of the powerful House Way and Means Committee, our own Kevin Brady representing the 8th District of Texas, will continue to be the REALTOR® champion as he works on job growth and tax reform that affect all Texans and REALTORS®. Kevin has been a friend to our industry and we are thankful to have him overseeing the direction of our country.”
Houston REALTORS® are involved in the political process at all levels, promoting policies and supporting candidates who advocate for property rights and homeownership.  The Association is about putting our commitment to the American dream of property ownership to work in real and tangible ways…from City Hall to the Texas State House to the U.S. Capitol. Houston REALTORS® support political candidates and public policies that uphold private property rights, real property ownership, build strong communities, and create a vibrant business environment. Electing public officials who understand property owners’ concerns and act accordingly is the Association’s top priority.
Early voting for the Tuesday, March 1 Primary Election runs through Tuesday, February 16 to Friday, February 26. 
Founded in 1918, the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) is a 32,000-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.