Largest Smart Growth Class Ever

NAR Smart Growth grants are advocacy tools for local associations to engage their local members, stakeholders, and policymakers in reshaping their communities using smart growth principles.

Veronica Malolos at the Smart Growth session - 2019 Conference & Expo

I had the pleasure of co-teaching the “Smart Growth for the 21st Century” class with Nate Johnson, a REALTOR® from St. Louis, Mo. There were 40 registrants, the largest smart growth class at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

Smart Growth Session 2 Conference Live

Chair Laurie Urbigkit led the Smart Growth Advisory Board meeting. As Vice-Chair I reported that 98 grants were awarded to local associations totaling around $280,000. Learn more about NAR’s Smart Growth programs at