Federal Issues & Legislation

UPDATE - NAR Tax Reform Call to Action

Tax Reform Legislation is moving very swiftly in Congress. A Call to Action has been issued by the National Association of REALTORS and if you have not written you members of Congress...now is the time!

NAR Tax Reform Call to Action

As Tax Reform moves to the forefront in Congress, a Call to Action has been issued by NAR. Originally scheduled for later, movement on the issue and an attack on the mortgage interest deduction has caused the following response from NAR President, William E. Brown.

NFIP Extended

Congress has passed legislation that has extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through December 8, 2017, and the President immediately signed it into law. By extending the expiration date, this prevented a September 30th lapse in coverage.

REALTORS Defend Mortgage Interest Deduction

Congress has again turned its attention to tax reform and the mortgage interest deduction (MID) is in jeopardy. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) has put together a plan to assure that the MID will continue to be a viable incentive for home ownership.

Flood Insurance Call for Action

As events continue to unfold in Texas, NAR President Bill Brown reiterated that the immediate focus of the Association and its 1.2 million REALTOR® members is to support those affected by this tragic natural disaster. To help those in need, the REALTOR® Relief Foundation is collecting donations at www.nar.realtor/programs/realtors-relief-foundation/donate.

In addition to supporting relief efforts NAR is engaged in legislative advocacy to ensure the National Flood Insurance Program does not expire on September 30, 2017. 

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