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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.

October 4, 2013
Earlier this past summer, NAR President Gary Thomas appointed a Presidential Advisory Group (PAG) to investigate the impacts that federal legisation passed last year to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will have on the real estate industry and property owners.
September 27, 2013
On September 27th, FHA announced that it would take a $1.7 billion draw from the Treasury to meet their 30-year reserve requirement.
September 27, 2013
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will delay its proposal to prevent dual agency agreements in FHA pre-foreclosure transactions.
Topics: FHA, Short Sales
September 27, 2013
On Thursday, September 26, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2600, the “Interstate Land Sales Disclosure Act of 2013,” sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), by a vote of 410-0.
September 20, 2013
On Sept. 18, 2013, a Senate Banking Subcommittee held the first hearing on implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act.

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