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Washington Report

The Washington Report covers legislative and regulatory policy activities, and is compiled by NAR's Government Affairs policy staff. To receive this content via email, subscribe to NAR's Weekly Report newsletter and check the "legislative & regulatory issues" box.

NAR Supports Efforts To Improve Credit Liquidity

October 17, 2014: 

On Oct. 13, 2014, NAR submitted comments on the Federal Housing Finance Agencies proposal to create a Single Security that could be guaranteed by either Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac (the government-sponsored enterprises or GSEs).

FY 2015 Rural Housing Funds

October 17, 2014: 

Funding for Rural Development’s Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan program is now available for fiscal year (FY) 2015.

FHA Letter on Note Sales

October 17, 2014: 

On Oct. 16, 2014, President Steve Brown sent a letter to FHA Commissioner Carol Galante in response to member concerns about the Single Family Note Sales Program (SFLS).

Bill Amending Condo Sales Requirements Signed

October 3, 2014: 

On Sept. 26th, 2014, the President signed into law H.R 2600, a bill to amend the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA) to clarify how the Act applies to condominiums.

SBA Asks EPA to Withdraw Water Rule

October 3, 2014: 

The U.S. Small Business Administration, a federal agency responsible for protecting the interests of small businesses, has asked the Administration to withdraw a proposed rule that changes the scope of existing law without Congress’ authority and expand federal regulatory power under the Clean Water Act.

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