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NAR filed comments with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on the benefits, challenges, and potential roles for the government in fostering the advancement of the Internet of Things.
NAR issued 6 letters of support for various legislative proposals aimed at addressing the issue of student loan debt.
NAR sent a letter to the Appraiser Qualifications Board. The letter was in response to the Appraiser Qualifications Board’s (AQB) First Exposure Draft – Proposed Changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualification Criteria.
NAR sent a letter of support to Reps. Royce (R-CA) and Sewell (D-AL) for introducing H.R. 4211, the “Credit Score Competition Act of 2015.”
The D.C. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality regulations to ensure an open internet in the U.S.
On June 7, 2016, NAR sent a letter to the CFPB asking the Bureau to issue specific written guidance on the Know Before You Owe regulation, or “TRID,” in its upcoming Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
On Thursday, June 9, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access held a hearing titled "Bearing the Burden: Over-regulation's Impact on Small Banks and Rural Communities."
Notice: On November 22, 2016, a U.S. District Court issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the Department of Labor’s overtime rule from going into effect on December 1, 2016. For more information, read "Federal Overtime Rule Blocked, With Impact on Real...
The Supreme Court unanimously decided in favor of property rights and property owners in Hawkes vs. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing Service published a final rule concerning Single Family Guaranteed Loan Program appraisal requests.