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Check out the coalition letter sent to congressional leaders urging an immediate extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Check out NAR's response to the joint banking and finance regulators on their proposed joint rule to implement the statute on automated valuation models (AVMs) regulation.
Check out NAR's response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's request for input on how it should set the upfront fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
NAR believes an additional layer of federal regulations will only serve to create confusion among housing providers, lenders, and renters.
Banks' ability to provide mortgage lenders with lines of credit as well as support for the commercial and construction industries could be affected.
The White House released two announcements last week, outlining actions to boost the housing supply, and offering guidance for multifamily properties.
Issues this week: artificial intelligence, climate change, rural small businesses, health care, and more.
Check out the three new action steps announced by the White House in its crackdown on rental housing junk fees.
Learn more about Andrea Gacki, the new Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
Find out what the proposed EPA regulations to strengthen requirements for the removal of lead-based paint dust mean to REALTORS® and property managers.
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