The Washington Report covers legislative and regulatory policy activities, and is compiled by NAR's Advocacy Group policy staff. To receive this content via email, subscribe to NAR's Member's Edge newsletter.
NAR signed onto a coalition letter expressing support for an extension of the Qualified Mortgage (QM) patch and NAR's support for an new market-wide QM definition.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently published a policy statement announcing a new category of Bureau guidance, known as “Compliance Aids,” aimed at improving clarity on requirements of existing rules and statutes.
HUD released new guidance on "Assessing a Person's Request to Have an Animal as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Fair Housing Act."
Nearly 70 percent of home sales are financed and a borrower's credit report and credit score form a critical gateway to obtaining a mortgage.
NAR recently filed a comment with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding their Request for Information (RFI) on the TRID (TILA-RESPA) mortgage disclosure rule.
The new rule will allow states to more efficiently manage local waterways while maintaining current environmental protections and encourage economic development.
NAR attended the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 Census Advertising and Outreach Campaign press event in D.C. with Bureau Director Steven Dillingham.
The National Association of REALTORS® is backing the Trump administration's proposal to reform the National Environmental Policy Act.
The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) released proposed changes to the Appraiser Qualification Criteria.
The Senate reauthorized the Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction through 2020. This keeps this important deduction available for commercial property owners through 2020, and allows them to claim it for 2018 and 2019 as well.
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