Washington Report

Advocacy Updates from Washington D.C.

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


Following the President's signing into law The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act of 2018 (the Act), the Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) released Circular 26-18-13 Policy Guidance Update: VA Refinance Loans and the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act on May 25, 2018.
The National Association of REALTORS®, along with nearly 200 other associations, joined in a letter to the U.S. Department of Treasury and the IRS asking for a one-year delay of a new requirement that makes certain employee fringe benefits subject to tax.