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 recently spearheaded an industry coalition letter to urge the U.S. Senate to confirm Dr. Mark Calabria to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia struck down parts of the Association Health Plan (AHP) rule finalized by the Department of Labor last summer that expanded access to health insurance benefits through these plans.
Nina Dosanjh, NAR's Vice Chair of Federal Technology Policy, testified before the Senate on Tuesday as Congress continues its push to craft data privacy legislation.
NAR submitted comments on the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) efforts to create a framework that would allow the GSEs to review and adopt new credit score models.
Vince Malta, NAR President Elect, presented testimony at the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing entitled the “Chairman’s Housing Finance Outline: Part 2.”
FHA's Technology Open to Approved Lenders (TOTAL) Mortgage Scorecard may flag certain mortgages with case numbers assigned on or after March 18, 2019 submitted through the automated underwriting system (AUS) and require the lender to manually underwrite those loans.
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) has published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit comment on proposed rules related to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing.
NAR sent a letter to Congressman David Cicillini (D-RI) supporting the introduction of H.R. 5, the Equality Act.
NAR hosted housing industry leaders along with the FBI to discuss wire fraud in the real estate industry.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) officially eliminated the FHA Inspector Roster. Find out how this will affect FHA lenders.