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Meta unveiled its new housing ad platform to address algorithmic discrimination (referred to as a “Variance Reduction System” or “VRS”). All housing advertisements on Facebook will now go through the VRS, which will be expanded later this year to include credit and employment ads.
NAR sent a letter to the Veterans Affairs (VA) secretary recommending a slower, thoughtful approach to VA's appraisal modernization while keeping protections for the Loan Guarantee Program.
NAR is demanding that federal policymakers address the actual problem – a housing supply shortage and inflation – and not punish one side of those impacted by it in the rental housing ecosystem.
The National Association of REALTORS®, as part of a large coalition, filed a lawsuit to challenge the legality of the final Waters of the United States (“WOTUS”) rule.
Learn about the FTC requirements, under the Safeguards Rule, for mortgage brokers and some other real estate companies to keep their customers’ information safe.
NAR raised concerns about not limiting the number of comparable properties offered in the appraisal reconsideration policy.
REALTORS® support a comprehensive national policy to stimulate the deployment of broadband in underserved areas of the U.S.
The FTC released a proposed rule that would prevent employers from entering into non-compete clauses with workers and require employers to rescind existing non-compete clauses
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.
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