Kim Shindle

Director of Communications
Kim Shindle

Kim Shindle is the director of communications for PAR. In addition to handling communications, she conducts PAR’s spokesperson training and is the staff liaison for PAR’s Diversity Committee.

Prior to joining the staff at PAR, she worked for the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, Hammermill-International Paper and The Lock Haven Express.

Kim has received several communications awards and is the recipient of Lock Haven University’s Outstanding Journalism Alumni Award.

Latest Content by Kim

Little mixed race preschool kids enjoying singing songs in kitchen.
Fair Housing Complaints Remain Steady, PHRC Reports

“Fair housing complaints have been steady,” said Adrian Garcia, PHRC’s director of fair housing and commercial property division. “With the pandemic, you might have thought there would have been a slowdown, but our regional offices are reporting that complaints have been steady.”

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All Pennsylvania Residents Will Be Eligible for COVID Vaccinations by Mid-April

The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced yesterday its plan to accelerate the COVID-19 vaccination timetable for those in Phases 1B, 1C and 2. All Pennsylvanians will be eligible to schedule vaccination appointments beginning April 19, however eligibility does not guarantee immediate availability.

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State and Federal Tax Filing Changes Announced

Federal and state income tax filing due dates were both extended last week but these extensions do not apply to the estimated tax payments that are due on April 15, 2021.

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HUD to Enforce Fair Housing Act to Prohibit Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

“NAR has long championed LGBTQ rights in the housing market, first calling for expanded protections in 2011,” said NAR President Charlie Oppler. “There are few greater human needs than housing, and to exclude LGBTQ individuals from the protections afforded to other Americans is cruel. This is a just and historic decision by HUD.”

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PAR Awards Century of Service Grants to Locals During 100th Anniversary

Twenty-two local Realtor® associations received PAR’s Century of Service grants to provide financial assistance for a host of projects.

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Greater Allegheny-Kiski Board of Realtors® Distribute Meals to Needy Families

The Realtors® worked with the Allegheny Valley Association of Churches, which organizes a drive-up food distribution program. Members helped hand out pre-made food packages to more than 600 cars at the distribution at the Pittsburgh Mills Galleria in Tarentum.

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