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NAR opposes a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regulation barring lenders from accepting private flood insurance on FHA insured loans, and urges its immediate reversal.
The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released a proposal to rescind the Waters of the United States rule that expanded federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.
NAR filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission urging the agency to maintain the Open Internet Order that was put into effect in 2015.
NAR signed onto an industry coalition letter in support of the “Credit Score Competition Act,” introduced by Senators Scott (R-SC) and Warner (D-VA).
NAR, in coalition with other commercial real estate trade groups, sent a letter to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs, providing them with a list of ways the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can be improved to be more responsive and effective for commercial real estate.
NAR commented on a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Request for Information regarding the regulatory environment surrounding the individual and small group health insurance markets.
NAR submitted comments to the FHFA regarding the Agency's proposed “Duty to Serve Underserved Markets” Plans.
NAR submitted comments on the most burdensome regulations issued by the Department of Energy.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the final rule amending the “Know Before You Owe” (KBYO or TRID) mortgage disclosure rule.
NAR has joined a coalition of businesses and public interest groups working to preserve Open Internet rules—also known as network neutrality.