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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.

NAR to Comment on UAV Policy

July 25, 2014: 

NAR plans to submit comments on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) recent "Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft", which specifically mentioned REALTORS® use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for taking property videos as being a commercial use and therefore prohibited under FAA policy.

Senate Approves TRIA Reauthorization Bill

July 18, 2014: 

On Thursday, July 17, the Senate approved S. 2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014, by a vote of 93-4.

NAR Comments on Lead Paint Framework

July 18, 2014: 

NAR, as part of the Commercial Properties Coalition, recently filed the latest in a series of comment letters relating to efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate purported lead paint hazards that may arise from renovation and remodeling activities in public and commercial buildings.

HUD to Allow Dual Agency Agreements in FHA Pre-foreclosure Transactions

July 15, 2014: 

On July 14, 2014, HUD issued Mortgagee Letter 2014-15 allowing dual agency agreements in FHA pre-foreclosure transactions.

NAR Testifies Against Expanded Clean Water Act Regulations

July 11, 2014: 

In the House, several committees are holding oversight hearings on the “Waters of the U.S.” proposed rule by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers.

Fed-CFPB RESPA-TILA Webinar

July 11, 2014: 

On Tuesday June 17, 2014, the Federal Reserve and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) held a webinar describing the forthcoming August 2015 changes to loan disclosures and settlement statements.

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