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The Executive Order (EO) issued by President Biden revoked a 2017 Trump Administration EO that directed the Department of Labor (DOL) to issue the association health plan (AHPs) regulation that expanded access to these plans for the first time to independent contractors.
NAR sent a letter to Congress thanking legislators for their continued focus on providing economic relief while advocating for more support during the ongoing pandemic.
President Biden recently issued several actions related to ending discrimination and promoting fair housing and equal opportunity for all Americans.
NAR joined its coalition partners to urge the Departments of Treasury and HUD to provide clear guidance to state and local governments when distributing federal rental assistance funds.
On January 25, 2021, the U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen to be the next Secretary of the U.S Department of the Treasury.
President Biden has extended the CDC eviction moratorium through March 31, 2021.
NAR has joined the Build by the 4th of July Coalition, spearheaded by The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Bipartisan Policy Council.
NAR has been focused on leadership changes at the Treasury Department and potential Congressional action regarding the secondary markets.
As of January 19, 2021, persons classified under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program are eligible for FHA insured mortgages.
NAR submitted comments to the FHFA on its notice of proposed rule making for how the FHFA will review new products and activities offered by the Enterprises.
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