Housing Policy Archive

Chris Polychron on FHA MMI Fund, 2015 Priorities

Housingwire has a story on the Federal Housing Administration and the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund for single-family programs. According to the agency’s report, the financial health of the regulating agency improved dramatically but that it still has a way...
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November 18, 2014

Steve Brown Speaks at Housing Summit

This week, 2014 NAR President Steve Brown joined hundreds of private-sector experts, elected officials, scholars, and industry leaders gathered in Washington, DC to discuss and debate America’s housing policy....
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September 17, 2014

Conversations with Real Insight Launches with Secretary Julian Castro

NAR President Steve Brown sits down with Julián Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...

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

A Nation that Captured a Dream

By 2014 NAR President Steve Brown Two hundred and thirty-eight years ago, this July 4th, a new nation was conceived, different from all others — a nation that could and would capture the imagination of the world for centuries to...
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July 1, 2014

A Great Meeting with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

I recently met with folks from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau including Rich Cordray, who heads up the CFPB. They are forming brand new committee and looking to include REALTORS®. No one can better represent consumers today than REALTORS®!...
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June 27, 2012