Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Advocacy Success

Your Realtor® Advocacy team works tirelessly to protect the real estate industry. Although not an exhaustive list, check out recent victories that Realtors® can be proud of, including legislative, executive and judiciary branch wins.  

Affordable Housing - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Affordable Housing Programs:

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Rural Housing

State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds:

Agency Confirmations - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

FHA Commissioner

FHA Director

Anti-Money Laundering - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Beneficial Ownership Rule

FinCEN Funding

Commercial Real Estate - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Adaptive Reuse Bills

EB-5 Regional Center Program:

Energy Efficiency - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

New Energy Efficiency Tax Credit and Rebate Programs for Property Owners

Fair Housing - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Increased Funding

Federal Tax - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Inflation Reduction Act

Flood Insurance - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Disaster mitigation and flood mapping

National Flood Insurance Program

Housing Finance and Assistance - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Homeless Assistance Program

Housing Counseling

LIBOR Transition

Rental Housing - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

CARES Act Notice-to-Vacate Requirement:

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

Rental Assistance Funding

Violence Against Women Act

Small Business - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

SBA Programs

State and Local - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Rent Control

Student Loan Debt - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Fixes to Existing Programs

Relief for Borrowers at Fraudulent For-Profit Institutions

Technology - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Broadband Funding

SECURE Notarization Act

Transportation and Infrastructure - Realtor® Advocacy Wins

Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Funding

Coming soon: Brand New NV/RPAC Live from Richmond Series!

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Government Affairs Blog

  • Commission to Study Future of Short-Term Rentals in Virginia; Realtor® Bills Advance

    Jan 30, 2023, 20:40 PM by Josh Veverka
    Our Short-Term Rental bill go to the Virginia Housing Commission where we can work with all stakeholders to study the proposals and return to the 2024 General Assembly with recommendations.
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  • Welcome to Richmond! Virginia's 2023 General Assembly Begins

    Jan 13, 2023, 07:11 AM by Josh Veverka
    The 2023 General Assembly session kicked off Wednesday, January 11 for an odd-year short (46 days) session. Each year our local and state Public Policy Committees review legislative proposals and approve a slate of legislation to proactively push in the General Assembly. This is the Realtors® Statewide Agenda.
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  • From the Ground Up - October 26, 2022

    Oct 26, 2022, 15:28 PM by Grace Parr
    A look at economic development, rezoning, and residential and commercial projects happening in Northern Virginia.
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  • FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    Oct 21, 2022, 10:10 AM by Josh Veverka
    Welcome to FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy Issues and Headlines. In this Issue: 1. NAR Urges Mortgage Insurance Premium Reduction and Ending Life of Loan Requirement 2. Metro says Silver Line to Dulles could be ready by Thanksgiving if cars return to service; AND D.C. Metro makes case for federal funding 3. As housing prices soar, a wealthy county rethinks the idea of suburbia; AND Missing Middle debate continues amid dueling rallies at County Board meeting 4. 5 Things To Know About New Running Bamboo Ordinance, Effective Jan. 1 5. Amid climate change pressures, Virginia reexamines septic regulations
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  • NAR Advocacy WINS in 2022!

    Oct 21, 2022, 09:05 AM by Chris Barranco
    NAR’s federal advocacy team worked tirelessly in 2022 to protect the real estate sector and make progress on several priorities. Although not an exhaustive list, check out the victories that REALTORS® can be proud of, including legislative, executive and judiciary branch wins.
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