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.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking revising its interpretation of independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
NAR President Vince Malta and other NAR leaders met with officials from the White House offices of the Domestic Policy Council and the National Economic Council to discuss the CDC eviction moratorium.
The Coalition is requesting withdrawal of the of the Compliance Bulletin on Marketing Services Agreements (MSAs) that has caused ongoing regulatory uncertainty the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).
NAR sent a letter to the CFPB outlining REALTORS®' position in response to the CFPB's proposed replacement to the market-wide QM rule.
Effective September 4, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ordered a nationwide eviction moratorium through December 31, 2020.
NAR submitted a comment letter in response to the FHFA’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding a proposed enterprise capital rule for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
NAR submitted a comment to the CFPB providing feedback that would better help businesses seek clarity on regulatory compliance obligations.
Flood Factor™ supports NAR policy to provide accurate flood mapping with full transparency and disclosure.
The program is set to expire on August 31.
The imposition of a new 50 basis point fee on all loans refinanced by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac would translate into an increase of roughly 0.10% in rate.
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