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REALTORS® Earn Significant Wins in This Year’s Session

April 7, 2023

REALTORS® Earn Significant Wins in This Year’s Session

In addition to a few key budget initiatives and economic development efforts of the Governor, Georgia REALTORS® were also well represented this year with several legislative priorities passing outright or as amendments to other bills.

Priority initiatives that passed include HB 311 which provides tax relief for properties damaged by natural disasters. SB 213 prohibits local governments from banning the replacement of a manufactured home with a manufactured home. HB 417, another priority bill, which limits the predatory practice of filing liens for 40-year listing agreements, was successfully amended to SB 90 which passed out of the Senate and is now headed to the Governor’s desk.

Some priority bills that did not pass this year include HB 517, which would have prohibited local governments from mandating design standards, and HB 514, which would Increase transparency in the single-family moratorium process of zoning.


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