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The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee recently grappled with the challenges of the severe drought that has been plaguing the western portion of the U.S. for the past decade.
On October 8, 2015 the CFPB issued its Compliance Bulletin 2015-05 addressing RESPA Compliance and Marketing Services.
The House voted 303 to 121 to approve HR 3192, the Homebuyers Assistance Act.
A judge from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals halted implementation nationwide of the EPA's Clean Water Plan.
The Department of Treasury put out a Request for Information (RFI) about marketplace lending.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed a comprehensive energy bill, H.R. 8, The North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act.
The new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules for mortgage closings took effect for new loan applications.
The CFPB’s TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule went into effect.
NAR submitted a letter to the Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) in response to a paper the AQB released on the difficulties of attracting new appraisers to the business.
The proposed Continuing Resolution that temporarily avoids a government shutdown extends the EB-5 Regional Center Program through December 11, 2015.