Legislative Archive

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....
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December 17, 2014

Polychron on passage of tax extensions

National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron has issued the following statement on key legislation passed by Congress: “The package of tax extensions approved by the U.S. House and Senate, and headed to the President’s desk for signature, includes...
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December 17, 2014

August Recess Isn’t Slowing Down NAR

NAR's Federal Political Coordinators are meeting with Congress in their home districts to discuss two major issues....
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August 25, 2014

Fix the Cap

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown Because of NAR’s efforts and the REALTOR® Party‘s diligence, I am pleased to report that the United States House of Representatives passed the Mortgage Choice Act this past month. This bill would return...
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July 2, 2014

Mortgage Debt Forgiveness: It’s All About Fairness

In his latest video, NAR President Steve Brown explains why NAR supports an extension on mortgage debt cancellation relief. Take a look. brightcove.createExperiences();...
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February 26, 2014

A Win for Rural Housing

NAR President Steve Brown outlines an important win for rural communities that was just signed into law. See more in Steve’s video below....
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February 12, 2014

Sending the Message, Do No Harm, to the White House

2013 NAR Treasurer Bill Armstrong shares his experience on the The Real Estate Roundtable Board of Directors where they met with White House top advisors Valerie Jarrett and  Gene Sperling, and where NAR’s message — Do No Harm to...
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March 28, 2013

Looking Forward to 2013

Watch the video below and hear 2013 NAR President Gary Thomas talk about what’s in store for REALTORS in 2013....
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November 9, 2012

An Enduring Program – VA Home Loan Program Reaches 20 Million Loans

NAR President Moe Veissi celebrates the VA Home Loan Program with Department of Veterans Affairs officials and Elizabeth Carpenter, shown at left, who is the recipient of the 20th million loan through the program. Elizabeth’s son, Joey, rides his...
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October 26, 2012

Keeping Mortgages Safe and Affordable

Just this week I testified on Capitol Hill in regards to Qualified Mortgages. It was a great hearing with lots of engagement from the House committee members. Find out more in my video below....
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July 13, 2012