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.
New White House guidance provides clear descriptions of the law's tax incentives and funding programs to build a clean energy economy, lower energy costs, tackle climate change, and reduce harmful pollution.
NAR is deeply concerned in the Environmental Protection Agency’s and Army Corps of Engineers’ final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, announced on December 30, 2022.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY 2023 Omnibus spending package, narrowly avoiding a shutdown and funding the federal government through September 30, 2023.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced a final set of rules for reviewing new programs, services and products created by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (GSEs).
This bill requires the Veterans Administration to review its policies with respect to appraiser eligibility, appraisal waivers, and desktop appraisals with an emphasis on reducing costs to consumers and turn times.
The Inflation Reduction Act empowers and equips homeowners who want to make upgrades so they can save energy and reduce their energy costs.
NAR and the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) commend FHA for their commitment to addressing financing opportunities for manufactured homes.
NAR supports the protection of, and efforts to further secure, the right of real estate salespeople to work as independent contractors and for brokers to choose to classify real estate salespeople as independent contractors.
NAR supports a joint employer standard that clearly defines the employer-employee relationship and that provides predictability in business relationships.
Improving FHA’s policies to promote the use small balance loans is a strong step towards achieving NAR's goal of supporting underserved communities and promoting homeownership.
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