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NAR urges the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to encourage competition, transparency, responsibility, and accountability among the valuation counterparties of the Government Sponsored Enterprises (the Enterprises).
The current Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) is effective beginning April 25, 2023 until October 21, 2023, and includes additional jurisdictions.
Learn about the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Acting Director's recent remarks to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services.
In January of 2023, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) directed the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs) to change their loan level pricing adjustments (LLPAs). NAR continues to urge FHFA to rescind this measure.
President Biden vetoed the congressionally passed resolution that would have rescinded his Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation.
The report issued by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) provides information on business email compromise threats and trends between January 2020 to December 2021.
On March 29, the Senate passed a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) of the waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule.
Allegations of appraisal bias have been widespread in the news in recent years, but few cases have resulted in legal clarity.
The new FinCEN guidance provides small businesses with information regarding the beneficial ownership rule that will go into effect on January 1, 2024.
In Texas and Idaho, the WOTUS rule will not be in effect based on this court’s ruling, but nationwide, the rule is effective as of March 20, 2023, pending other legal challenges.
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