NAR Attends Census Hearing

February, 21 2020

NAR staff attended a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the upcoming decennial census.

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NAR and Coalition Request Delay from Regulators

February, 3 2020

NAR led a coalition of more than 35 associations requesting a delay in their review of the qualified residential mortgage rule.

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NAR Joins QM Compensating Factors Replacement Coalition

January, 30 2020

NAR signed onto a coalition letter expressing support for an extension of the Qualified Mortgage (QM) patch and NAR's support for an new market-wide QM definition.

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CFPB Plans for New Compliance Aids

January, 30 2020

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently published a policy statement announcing a new category of Bureau guidance, known as “Compliance Aids,” aimed at improving clarity on requirements of existing rules and statutes.

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New Guidance on Assistance Animals

January, 30 2020

HUD released new guidance on "Assessing a Person's Request to Have an Animal as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Fair Housing Act."

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NAR Supports the Comprehensive Credit Act

January, 29 2020

Nearly 70 percent of home sales are financed and a borrower's credit report and credit score form a critical gateway to obtaining a mortgage. 

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NAR Provides Feedback on TRID Rule to CFPB

January, 24 2020

NAR recently filed a comment with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding their Request for Information (RFI) on the TRID (TILA-RESPA) mortgage disclosure rule.

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EPA Finalizes New WOTUS Rule

January, 24 2020

The new rule will allow states to more efficiently manage local waterways while maintaining current environmental protections and encourage economic development.

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