On March 19, 2014, President Steve Brown wrote a letter to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) about the significant drops in loan limits in some areas with revised Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) determinations.
On March 20, 2014, NAR President Steve Brown submitted comments on the Federal Housing Finance Agencies (FHFA) request for information on lowering the loan purchase limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) listened to NAR in producing the new RESPA/TILA rule.
The Internal Revenue Service is seeking volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP).
NAR is joining a lawsuit filed by MOVE, Inc. against Zillow and new Zillow Chief Industry Development Officer Errol Samuelson.
NAR and Move Inc. collaborated to promote home ownership in a special insert, "2014 Investing in Real Estate and Mortgages," in this past Sunday's USA Today. The insert contained a full page color ad for realtor.com® and a foreword by NAR President Steve Brown.