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.


On July 30, 2015, the U.S. Senate passed a short-term highway and transit bill, which extends authority through October 29, 2015, but replenishes the Highway Trust Fund into December 2015.

NAR joined more than 1,500 national, state and local organizations and municipalities in a letter to Congressional leaders urging increased funding for the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) program.  Using a formula, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) distributes HOME grants states and local communities to fund a wide range of affordable housing activities....