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President Biden signed a continuing government funding resolution that extends the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until December 16, 2022.
The purpose of the rule is to better assist regulators and law enforcement with combating money laundering, terrorist financing, and other illicit financial crimes.
NAR filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit claiming that the CDC's COVID-19 eviction moratorium constituted a physical taking under the Fifth Amendment.
NAR submitted a coalition letter to the White House National Economic Council urging a reduction of the FHA annual mortgage insurance premium. Learn more.
The Biden administration officially announced the cancelation of $10,000 in federal student loan debt for borrowers who make less than $125,000 a year.
When one considers all the real estate tax increase proposals that were recommended over the past couple of years, the final bill is very good for the real estate industry.
The Treasury Department announced updates to its guidelines for the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) for uses aimed at increasing the affordable housing supply in the country.
This latest tentative agreement would ditch all but three tax increase provisions meant to impact higher-income Americans by closing so-called “tax loopholes.” Learn more.
If the legislation becomes a federal law, the SECURE Notarization Act would provide meaningful relief to America’s homeowners and prospective buyers by allowing immediate, nationwide use of remote online notarization technology.
NAR wrote to the Appraiser Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation urging it to revise the real property appraiser qualification criteria to require fair housing and valuation bias training for both qualifying and continuing education.
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