Legislative Archive

Polychron testifies in House on RESPA/TILA

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance on the need for a grace period before enforcing the new regulations on the real estate settlement process....
May 15, 2015

Polychron urges Senate to ease regulatory burdens

2015 NAR president Chris Polychron testified before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on the need for regulatory reform and increased access to credit....
April 16, 2015

Chris Polychron hosts Credit Access Symposium

2015 NAR President Chris Polychron provides opening comments and wraps up the Credit Access Symposium in Washington DC, a roundtable discussion with a diverse group of housing industry stakeholders, April 1, 2015....
April 1, 2015

Polychron on more affordable FHA-backed loans

NAR President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, Arkansas, issued the following statement at the conclusion of today’s hearing of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the...
February 11, 2015

Polychron on NAR joining United for Patent Reform effort

NAR 2015 President Chris Polychron says REALTORS® are joining a new coalition to pass patent litigation reform and protect the real estate industry from frivolous lawsuits....
January 15, 2015

Polychron praises move to lower FHA fees

NAR President Chris Polychron praises the Obama administration's decision to reduce the price of its mortgage insurance by 0.50 percent....
January 13, 2015

Polychron on President’s action to lower cost prohibitive FHA insurance premiums

NAR President Chris Polychron praises President Barack Obama's housing speech today in Phoenix....
January 8, 2015

Polychron on House reauthorization of TRIA

NAR President Chris Polychron lauds the House for their Reauthorization of Federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIA)....
January 7, 2015

Polychron on FAA drone exemption for AZ realtor

NAR President Chris Polychron has released a statement on the FAA's decision to grant the first drone exemption to a real estate professional in the U.S....
January 7, 2015

Polychron on failure to pass TRIA

National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron issued the following statement on federal terrorism risk insurance: “The U.S. Senate’s alarming failure to renew the federal terrorism risk insurance program before adjournment will stall commercial real estate development around the country....
December 17, 2014