What a Government Shutdown Means for REALTORS®

(As of January 25, 2019)

On January 25, 2019, the President agreed to reopen the federal government for three weeks, clearing the way for Congress to pass spending bills that, once signed by the President, would fund federal agencies until February 15.

As of midnight on December 21, 2018, the President and Congress were unable to agree on the provisions of a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government. As a result, a partial shutdown of some government operations lasted until January 25, 2019. This partial shutdown included some federal housing, mortgage, and other programs of interest to the real estate industry. Review the impact the federal government shutdown had on selected agencies.

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