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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.

January 11, 2013
On Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, NAR achieved a significant victory in obtaining a safe harbor in the QM rule for loans underwritten to the automated standards of the GSEs, FHA, VA, and RHS.
January 7, 2013
On Jan. 4, 2013, Congress approved nearly a $10 Billion increase in the National Flood Insurance Program's borrowing authority for Superstorm Sandy (HR 41).
January 4, 2013
On Jan. 1 both the Senate and House passed H.R. 8, legislation to avert the “fiscal cliff.”
January 4, 2013
On Dec. 28, 2012, NAR submitted comments to FHA on the interpretive rule regarding prohibited sources of minimum cash investment under the National Housing Act.
Topics: FHA
December 20, 2012
In a letter to Senator Corker (R-TN) dated Dec.18, 2012,  FHA announced additional changes to "rebuild the reserves of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund."
Topics: FHA

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