Government Affairs


Credit Crisis Information and Resources

(Oct. 3) NAR is pleased that the President has signed the economic stability package that was passed by the U.S. House and Senate. Stay up to date with the latest news here.
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NAR Statement on Federal Conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

(Sept. 8) NAR commends Treasury Secretary Paulson and FHFA Director Lockhart for their bold actions to bring stability and continued liquidity to the nation’s mortgage market
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Foreclosures Must Be Last Resort, Say REALTORS®

(Sept. 17) NAR testified in Congress today on the implementation of the Hope for Homeowners Program and a review of foreclosure mitigation efforts.
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News from Washington

Stay up to date on the latest legislative and regulatory developments affecting the real estate industry.
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2008 Advocacy Agenda

In 2008, NAR is working for REALTORS® to enact federal legislation intended to expand homeownership opportunities, protect consumers and provide greater access to health insurance.
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See 2007 accomplishments >

Legislative and Regulatory Issues

See all the issues NAR is working on that impact REALTORS® and homebuyers.
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Understanding the Subprime Lending Issue

Learn about the Subprime Lending issue and find out what NAR is doing to be a part of the solution.
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Heads Up: New FACT Act Regulations

New regulations taking effect starting in Fall 2008 will affect NAR members that have affiliated businesses and those that deal with credit reports.
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Industry Competition

NAR, Department of Justice Agree on MLS Policy: REALTORS® Compete, Consumers Win
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NAR's Guide to Understanding RESPA

HUD has stepped up its enforcement of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. Make sure you're in compliance.
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Make Your Voice Heard

A million voices together can't go wrong. Visit the NAR Action Center today and be heard on the issues you care about most!
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Upcoming Events

Bring Workers Home
Employer-Assisted Housing Conference

Oct 6 
Chicago, IL
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Legislative & Political Forum
Featured Speakers: Joe Scarborough and Mike Barnicle

Nov 8
Orlando, FL
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2008 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

Nov 7-10 
Orlando, FL 
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New FHA Toolkit from NAR

Introduce yourself to FHA products that help low to moderate income families afford a home.

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