Basel Capital Standards
The framework established by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on how banks calculate their capital
NAR President Moe Veissi wrote to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke regarding tight access to mortgage credit, urging Bernanke to weigh in on three key rule proposals.
NAR hosted dozens of organizations in the Coalition for Sensible Housing Policy this week to discuss three proposed rules that could dramatically alter the Home Mortgage Financing Market. REALTOR® magazine explains the regulations and how they could increase the disparity between wealthy and less-affluent home owners.
On July 26, 2012, a coalition of organizations, including NAR, submitted comments to regulators regarding the proposed Basel III capital rules.
On June 7, 2012, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors unanimously approved the release of three Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRs) for Basel III and the final rule for Basel 2.5.