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Washington D.C. in a week: May 9-13

This week's Washington D.C. news relating to the real estate industry

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Need news in a flash? Here’s what’s happening in your community. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, spoke at the National Association of Realtors' midyear conference in Washington D.C. last week to urge Realtors to support a bill that could help student loan borrowers enter the housing market. Cheryl Spangler profiles the Clara Barton, one of the few modern high-rise towers in Penn Quarter and near D.C.'s Gallery District. The National Association of Realtors got a budget boost from increased membership this year, benefiting from brokers and agents trying to get a piece of an improving housing market. A 120,000 increase in members is largely responsible for turning what was projected to be a deficit of $4.7 million this year into a surplus of $266,800. Got a lead on some news happening in your community? Send information to local@inman.com. ...