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Information is rapidly changing.  GBREB will update this post as new information becomes available. There's a lot of information about government's response to COVID-19, however we have narrowed the focus of this page to issues impacting the real estate industry to serve as a resource for our members. 

Additional information, including legal advisories are available to members here .

MASSACHUSETTS EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND ADVISORIES
Reopening in Massachusetts 5/18/19
Phase 1 Re-Opening Safety Standards For Workplaces , EOHED, 5/12/20
Re-opening: Four Phase Approach, EOHED, 5/12/20
Advisory on Residential Evictions , Massachusetts Attorney General, 5/8/20
Short-term residential rentals, Department of Public Health, 3/31/20
Mortgage Loan Borrowing , Division of Banks, 3/25/20
Constuction Letter With Guidance  3/25/20
COVID-19 ESSENTIAL SERVICES  Order of  the Governor Assuring Continued Operation Of Essential Services  
Essential Services FAQ
SMOKE ORDER Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Inspections for One and Two-Family Dwellings and Three to Five-family Apartment Buildings
Standing Order Housing Court
DHCD Resources For Renters and Homeowners

BOSTON EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND ADVISORIES
Rental Relief Fund
Guidelines For Open House and Apartment Showing Policy
Construction Update 5.6.20
Construction Notice 3/25/20
Construction Permitting 3/16/20

DIVISION AND AFFILIATE RESOURCE PAGES

Building Owners and Managers, BOMA Boston, BOMA International
Multifamily Apartments, Massachusetts Apartment Association, National Apartment Association   
REALTORS, Greater Boston Association of REALTORS, Massachusetts Association of REALTORS, National Association of REALTORS
Commercial Brokers Association
Real Estate Finance Association






COVID-19


REFA DEI Resource Page

The DEI Committee is committed to bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the forefront of REFA and Boston’s CRE industry through careful policy planning, insightful programming, and tactical steering.

In 2014 REFA started a Women’s Initiative that was focused on providing education and engagement opportunities for women. At that time REFA’s membership comprised as 17 percent women. Today, REFA’s Membership is 19.5% women.

 

The Women’s initiative was strong with programing including quarterly roundtables, X and X

 

In 2018, REFA developed a DEI Policy which was adopted by the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.   To read the DEI Policy Click here.

In 2019, REFA created the DEI Committee which was formed as a result of this policy.   


  
To learn more about this committee, click here. (link to new committee page)

 In 2020, REFA aligned with the Builders of Color Coalition to engage their members who are now actively involved with REFA. 

To learn more about the Builders of Color Coalition click here.

 

 

 If you are interested in joining the DEI Committee or have any resources you would like to share, please contact Makayla Reynolds, Senior Marketing & Events Coordinator, mreynolds@gbreb.com.

 

 

REFA DEI Resources

New England Real Estate Journal - April

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REFA Golf Tournament
Aug 31, 2020
Dedham Country & Polo Club
124 Country Club Road
Dedham, MA
 

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REFA Golf Tournament
Dedham Country & Polo Club
9:00am