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On January 25, 2021, the U.S. Senate confirmed Janet Yellen to be the next Secretary of the U.S Department of the Treasury.
President Biden has extended the CDC eviction moratorium through March 31, 2021.
NAR has joined the Build by the 4th of July Coalition, spearheaded by The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Bipartisan Policy Council.
NAR has been focused on leadership changes at the Treasury Department and potential Congressional action regarding the secondary markets.
As of January 19, 2021, persons classified under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program are eligible for FHA insured mortgages.
NAR submitted comments to the FHFA on its notice of proposed rule making for how the FHFA will review new products and activities offered by the Enterprises.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) released updated guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), reflecting changes and updates made by the December 2020 COVID-19 relief bill.
FAA's updated rules expand the legal operational capabilities of commercial UAS and provide flexibility for operators who use them in their businesses, including real estate professionals.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), passed by Congress, included major Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and other key anti-money laundering reforms.
The Bureau has announced that it plans to “deliver a complete and accurate state population count in early 2021.
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