Legislative Archive

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...
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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)....
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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....
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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....
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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