On March 2, 2015, The Federal Housing Finance Agency enhanced requirements for sales of non-performing loans by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae (the GSEs).
Representative Nydia Velazquez has introduced H.R. 480, “Housing America’s Workforce Act”.
Topics: Housing Opportunity Program
The Rural Housing Service wants to help low- and very low-income applicants who do not qualify for the Section 502 Guaranteed Loan Program by advising them about the Section 502 Direct Loan Program.
Topics: Rural Housing Programs
Wording in the Dodd/Frank regulations have been used to require manufactured housing producers to register as mortgage brokers.
Topics: Manufactured Housing
"Know Before You Fly" is a campaign to educate prospective users about the safe & responsible operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
Recent updates make REALTOR.org easier to read and navigate, and easier to use on your mobile device.
On Feb. 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved new "net neutrality" rules, which gives the Commission strong legal authority to regulate broadband providers more heavily than in the past and restrict their power to control download speeds on the web.
Topics: Net Neutrality
On Feb. 26, 2015, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade held a hearing titled “Update: Patent Demand Letter Practices and Solutions.” Vince Malta, NAR’s 2015 Liaison for Law and Policy, testified on behalf of NAR and the United for Patent Reform Coalition, a diverse group of American businesses committed to curbing patent abuses.
Topics: Patent Litigation Reform
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a rule that would permit the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones.