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  • NAR Asks FHA To Collaborate With Other Regulators on New Reconsideration of Value Proposal February 3, 2023
    NAR joined a group of industry and consumer groups in a response to the FHA's request for comment on its proposed revision to a mortgagee letter on reconsideration of value (ROV).
  • GSEs Release New Radon Standards February 2, 2023
    Check out the latest changes to multifamily radon standards announced by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). The new standards will go into effect for loan applications received after June 30, 2023.
  • La Zona Lights Up San Antonio February 1, 2023
    A Placemaking Grant awarded to the San Antonio Board of REALTORS® supports arts and entertainment in new ‘speakeasy’ alley activation.
  • Meta Implements New Housing Ads Platform After DOJ Fair Housing Settlement January 31, 2023
    Meta unveiled its new housing ad platform to address algorithmic discrimination (referred to as a “Variance Reduction System” or “VRS”). All housing advertisements on Facebook will now go through the VRS, which will be expanded later this year to include credit and employment ads.
  • NAR Statement on White House Tenant-Centered Action Plan January 25, 2023
    NAR encourages the Administration to look more deeply at how it can address the root causes of rental affordability—namely, affordable housing supply.
  • NAR Makes Recommendations on VA Appraisal Modernization January 20, 2023
    NAR sent a letter to the Veterans Affairs (VA) secretary recommending a slower, thoughtful approach to VA's appraisal modernization while keeping protections for the Loan Guarantee Program.
  • NAR Engaged on Rental Housing Issues January 20, 2023
    NAR is demanding that federal policymakers address the actual problem – a housing supply shortage and inflation – and not punish one side of those impacted by it in the rental housing ecosystem.
  • Coalition Files Suit to Stop WOTUS Rule January 19, 2023
    The National Association of REALTORS®, as part of a large coalition, filed a lawsuit to challenge the legality of the final Waters of the United States (“WOTUS”) rule.
  • Fair Housing Month March 26, 2020
    Every April, REALTORS® commemorate the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 with events and education that shine a light on housing discrimination and segregation, and a recommitment to expanding equal access to housing.
  • NAR Call for Action: Urge Congress to Extend Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief December 4, 2014
    The income tax exemption on mortgage debt forgiven in a short sale or a workout for principal residences has been extended by the House of Representatives.

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