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.
NAR advocates for minimal disruption to the real estate industry that greatly benefits from the ability to be classified as an independent contractor.
The Court issued its opinion ruling in favor of the Trump Administration after weeks of ongoing litigation on this issue.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rescinded the October 8, 2015, Compliance Bulletin (2015-05), which curtailed the use of Marketing Services Agreements (MSAs).
The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor have proposed restrictions to the H-1B visa program.
On October 8, 2020, The Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Treasury Department announced the release of a new, further simplified forgiveness application for PPP borrowers with loans of $50,000 or less.
NAR's submitted a response to the CFPB regarding its notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) on a Qualified Mortgage (QM) seasoning rule.
The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that the SBA will begin processing PPP loan forgiveness applications, following a delay which left many caught in a backlog.
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).
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