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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.

December 12, 2014
On December 8, 2014, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac released details on new mortgage product offerings that will provide access to qualified borrowers able to put down at least 3%.
December 12, 2014
On November 18, 2014 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Reserve held their fourth webinar on changes to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
December 12, 2014
On December 10, 2014, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that it will not extend the temporary waiver of FHA’s regulation that prohibits the use of FHA financing to purchase single family properties that are being resold within 90 days of the previous acquisition.
Topics: FHA
December 12, 2014
The House Committee on Transportation’s Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing this week on “U.S. Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Integration, Oversight and Competitiveness."
December 12, 2014
The EPA is in the process of determining if they will move forward with a proposed regulation on how renovation, repair and painting activities may occur in commercial buildings.

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