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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.

December 7, 2012
NAR in coalition with other industry partners, sent a letter to the Senate Committee on Finance and the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources in support of S. 3591, the Commercial Building Modernization Act (CBMA)
December 7, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued warning letters to 20 companies, including real estate agents, home builders and lead generators, about possible violations of the Mortgage Acts and Practices Advertising (MAP) Rule.
November 30, 2012
FHA announced that it is extending the availability of the temporary waiver of its regulation 24 CFR 203.37a(b)(2) 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
November 16, 2012
FHA released their Annual Report to Congress and the Actuarial Review of the 2012 Financial Status of the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund.
Topics: FHA
November 16, 2012
NAR submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the 1100 page RESPA/TILA harmonization regulatory proposal.

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