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Matthew Burrus

Chief Communications Officer

HOUSTON — (February 22, 2016) — The Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) Board of Directors is pleased to announced its support of Gene Green for U.S. Congressional District 29 in the Tuesday, March 1 Primary Election. Carlos Garcia II, the Federal Political Coordinator for Congressman Green, applauded the announcement. “Congressman Green has had a constant presence in the community and activism for his constituency since the day he took public office. I am proud to live in his district and to call him a friend.”
HAR member Judy Berno further supported the endorsement by saying, “Gene Green fights hard to protect the rights of property owners. He’s a hardworking, trustworthy advocate for us in Washington.”
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 Tuesday, February 16 through 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.