Washington Report

Advocacy Updates from Washington D.C.

The Washington Report covers legislative and regulatory policy activities, and is compiled by NAR's Government Affairs policy staff. To receive this content via email, subscribe to NAR's Weekly Report newsletter and check the "legislative & regulatory issues" box.


H.R. 3700, sponsored by Reps. Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Cleaver (R-MO) and through companion legislation, Senators Menendez (D-NJ) and Scott (R-SC), was signed into law by President Obama. This legislation previously passed unanimously in both the U.S. House and Senate.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is seeking comment on the project funding formula for the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing: Continuum of Care Program.

The National Association of REALTORS® hosted an Appraisal Summit, focused on appraiser job satisfaction and industry growth in the context of today's regulatory structure.