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The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) released a new report on the United States, which is one of 32 member countries pledging to implement FATF recommendations.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its annual Scorecard for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the government sponsored entities, or “GSEs”).
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its final "Duty to Serve" rule.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released its 2017 Loan Limits.
The Internal Revenue Service announced procedures designed to aid as many homeowners as possible who are facing the year-end expiration of a tax provision that excludes from income mortgage debt forgiven in connection with the Principal Reduction Modification Program (PRMP) and the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).
NAR submitted a comment letter to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regarding proposed changes to FHA Condominium certification requirements.
NAR along with nine other trade associations submitted a letter opposed to draft data breach legislation in the House and attempting to move this year.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the Department of Labor’s (DOL) controversial overtime rule from going into effect as scheduled on December 1, 2016.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) released its Annual Report to Congress and the FY2016 Actuarial Review of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Forward Loans.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will only accept electronically submitted condominium documents when processing the approval of condominium projects.