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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.

March 14, 2014
On March 13, 2014, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a proposed rule to eliminate Federal Housing Administration (FHA) post-payment interest charges.
Topics: FHA
March 14, 2014
Some NAR members have received communications from servicers, such as Bank of America, that dual agency is not allowed in FHA short sales transactions.  This is not correct.
Topics: Short Sales, FHA
March 14, 2014
On Tuesday March 11, 2014, Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY, Dean Heller (R-NV) and Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced S. 2101, a bill to amend the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA) to clarify how the act applies to condominiums.
March 5, 2014
On March 4, 2014, the House voted 306-91 to approve the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act with amendments.
February 28, 2014
On Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released his long-awaited discussion draft for comprehensive reform of the tax code.

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