In addition to determining Congressional representation
is distributed to states and localities based on census results. These funds are used for roads, schools, hospitals, and additional public services. This year’s results will also influence the allocation of
to federal direct student loans
o Section 8 housing choice vouchers, and
to the National School Lunch Program.
NAR has agreed to urge its
1.4 million members
to take part in the census and to encourage their communities to do so as well. "Full participation in the census is in many ways the only way to ensure that data is correct.” says NAR President Vince Malta.
REALTORS® will be provided with promotional materials to share with others to urge them to take part in the 2020 census beginning in mid-March.