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 Member's Edge newsletter.
In her testimony before Congress, NAR's President Rouda Smith shared REALTORS®' concerns about issues preventing greater utilization of VA financing.
NAR submitted a comment letter to the FHFA in response to its request for input on changes to the 2020 enterprise regulatory capital framework (ERCF), or capital rule.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ordered that OSHA "take no steps to implement or enforce" the vaccine rule for employers "until further court order."
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Vaccine Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to establish COVID-19 vaccination, vaccination verification and workplace testing requirements for employers with over 100 employees.
In a follow-up conversation, NAR staff stressed the value in continued engagement with REALTORS® and industry professionals, especially appraisers. Learn more about the event.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an updated Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) effective beginning on May 5, 2021 until October 31, 2021.
NAR submitted its response to the FHFA’s request for input on the Enterprises Equitable Housing Finance plans. Check out NAR's suggestions.
On October 12, 2021, Rohit Chopra was sworn in as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
By midnight on September 30, 2021, the President and Congress must agree on a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government, or we could have a partial shutdown of some government operations.
If this bill becomes law, this amendment would authorize every notary in the US to perform remote online notarizations (RON), with appropriate safety standards.
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