Real Estate Issues

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2018 Advocacy Priorities

NVAR is currently active on several legislative and regulatory policy goals. See below for more information on our policy positions.
NVAR is currently active on these issues. An important component of the issues we look at is your voice. If you have suggestions for items we should be looking into please email us at
  • Condo Act Right of Cancellation

  • Fair Housing

  • Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Electronic Delivery

  • Industry Competency and Professionalism

  • Real Estate Teams
  • Student Loan Debt Refinancing

  • Conventional Residential Lending/G-Fees

  • National Flood Insurance Program

  • Housing/FHA Condo Financing

  • Federal Tax Reform

Latest Legislative News

    May 20, 2022

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    1. Administration Releases Housing Supply Plan 2. New federal programs offer Virginia households a subsidy for affordable high-speed internet 3. Dulles Toll Road users could see rate increase to pay for Silver Line 4. Residents Form Group to Advocate for Housing Affordability 5. Fire Factor™ supports NAR Policy
  • Five for Friday
    May 13, 2022

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY [BONUS EDITION]: Local Budget Roundup

    Local governments throughout Northern Virginia are wrapping up FY 2023 Budget negotiations and approving spending and tax rates for the next year. This bonus Five for Friday covers each of the adopted budgets in our region.
    May 13, 2022

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    1. Arlington Missing Middle Housing Framework Engagement Opportunities 2. HUD Offers Properties to Owner-Occupants 3. Gordon Confirmed as FHA Commissioner 4. Early voting begins in Va. congressional primaries 5. Fairfax County Seeks Public Input on Draft 2023 Moving to Work Plan
    April 29, 2022

    FIVE FOR FRIDAY: A weekly roundup of Public Policy News

    Headlines for April 29, 2022: 1. Missing Middle Housing Study Live Q&A and Feedback Opportunity 2. McCloud: Rent relief is plentiful, but landlords and tenants should plan for the future 3. As inflation rises, Northern Virginia officials cut or freeze tax rates 4. Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Public Input Opens April 18 5. Feedback sought on Northern Virginia road priorities
  • From the Ground Up
    April 27, 2022

    From the Ground Up - April 27, 2022

    "From the Ground Up" informs NVAR members ton upcoming projects throughout the Northern Virginia region. Information includes proposed residential and commercial development projects in the news, rezoning applications and site plan amendments coming before local government, affordable housing project news, announcements of new businesses locating in the region and other economic development news.

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