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NAR along with staff of local and state associations met with senior staff of Fannie Mae to discuss issues that have arisen from the recently implemented safety and reserving requirements.
NAR has provided comments to the Biden Administration’s Action Plan to Advance Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity (PAVE Action Plan).
Learn about the items of note to the real estate industry that were included in President Biden’s full $5.8 trillion budget request, which will need to pass Congress.
Check out the new Department of Justice's information on web accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The independent contractor regulation updated the definition of “employer” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), adopting an economic realities test for classifying workers as employees or independent contractors.
The $1.5 trillion bipartisan bill funds the government through the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 and contains many NAR advocacy priorities, including flood insurance, affordable housing, and transportation. Read NAR’s full analysis of provisions important to real estate.
Check out NAR's response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) proposed strategic plan for 2022-2024.
NAR submitted a comment letter in response to the Financial Crime Enforcement Network’s (FinCEN) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on anti-money laundering regulations for the real estate sector.
New rule, if finalized, will sweep more U.S. waters under jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act, leading to more delays in building more homes.
NAR asked Fannie Mae to delay implementation of this new requirement until Freddie Mac, FHA, VA and USDA adopt the same requirement to reduce confusion.
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