Federal Issues Archive

USDA is not just about Steaks

Tony Hernandez Director of Rural Housing Services Open the Door for REALTORS for A special briefing at Department of Agriculture USDA USDA is not just about the steaks and food, they are in many parts of the country an...

Hump Day – Hill Day Briefing

So it is Wednesday!!! We’re half way through the week and reached what is referred to as HUMP-DAY… How fitting is it that this is easily the most important day of the week for me at REALTORS Legislative Meetings...

Realtor Delegations Meet Their U.S. Senators

Visits to Capitol Hill resume today. Yesterday, Realtor delegations from around the country met with their US Senators to discuss Federal Priority Issues important to real estate. Connecticut Association CEO Cindy Butts meets U.S Senator Richard Blumenthal. Iowa Realtors...

Housing America’s Future

This morning, NAR’s Public Policy Coordinating Committee met, and had the opportunity to hear from Dennis Shea of the Bipartisan Policy Center. He shared with us the BPC’s recent report, “Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy“. The...

Connecticut Realtors Go to The Hill

Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney, wearing his “Homeownership is Not a Loophole” lanyard meets with Realtors from Eastern Connecticut. Incoming Connecticut State President Deb Chamberlain and Federal Political Coordinator Rachael Johnston meet with Congressman Joe Courtney.    ...

Next up: Federal Priority Issues Briefing

First thing Wednesday morning, Realtors from around the country will be briefed for issue discussions with their Members of Congress during their Capitol Hill office visits. Federal Priority Issues include: 1. Preserve the Mission and Purpose of the FHA...

Real Estate Issues in the 113th Congress

Midyear kicked off this morning with a forum on real estate issues in the 113th Congress. We had the pleasure of listening to Jeffrey Birnbaum, a commentator and analyst, and Congressman Randy Neugebauer from the 19th Congressional District of...