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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is increasing the listing period for sales of HUD real estate owned (REO) homes from 15 days to 30 days.
In a 6 to 3 vote, the Supreme Court voted to invalidate the vaccine or testing requirement required to be imposed by large employers.
The Senate Banking Committee held a confirmation hearing for Sandra Thompson as the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
Check out the latest update on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccine mandate and testing requirement for businesses with 100 or more employees.
NAR’s Real Property Valuation Committee and leadership from NAR’s Fair Housing Policy Committee participated in a listening session with the Biden Administration’s Interagency Task Force on Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity (PAVE).
NAR wrote to FHFA’s Acting Director Sandra Thompson regarding recent changes made by Fannie Mae to its underwriting requirements for condominium project.
NAR sent a letter to the FHA requesting it suspend the anti-flipping rule until 2025 in light of current market dynamics, and pressed the FHA to reduce premiums and/or eliminate the life-of-loan fee.
NAR will be submitting comments on the proposed rule.
The Senate passed the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which included a provision containing the Promoting Affordable Housing Near Transit Act and now heads to President Biden's desk for his signature.
In her testimony before Congress, NAR's President Rouda Smith shared REALTORS®' concerns about issues preventing greater utilization of VA financing.
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