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 the Edge Up with NAR newsletter.
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.
Issues this week: abusive land contracts, the future of FEMA, oversight of the Federal Trade Commission, reports of fraud in pandemic lending programs.
This change will increase the number of multifamily loans that are eligible for standard underwriting for FHA insurance – loans above the “Large Loan Threshold” must meet additional requirements.
The bill includes the NAR-supported Association Health Plans Act, which would expand access to association health plans (AHPs) to more Americans, including the self-employed workers of the real estate industry.
NAR joined the Community Association Institute (CAI) and Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CMLA) in writing to the FHFA regarding its temporary guidance on condominium purchase requirements.
NAR and a coalition of housing and finance trade associations sent a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) regarding the FHFA's plan to operationalize new credit scores at the GSEs.
In a joint amicus brief, NAR explained to the U.S. Supreme Court the burdens imposed on property owners, as part of a recent trend of government encroachment on private property rights.
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