FHA and NAR: a history of working together. NAR 2014 President Steve Brown (center) at the White House to mark the 80-year anniversary of the Federal Housing Administration. He is flanked to the left by Shaun Donovan, immediate past secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and to the right by Carole Galante, FHA commissioner. They are flanked by the four most recent FHA commissioners: John Weicher, 2001-2005 (far left) Nic Retsinas (left), 1993-2001, Brian Montgomery, 2005-2009 (far right), and David Stevens, 2010-2012 (right).
NAR is a strong supporter of the single- and multi-family programs administered by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) but continues to seek additional flexibility in the condominium project approval process.