Let’s Take the Opportunity to Reform HUD

By |December 16th, 2016|Legislative Updates|

By Charles Tassell, Chief Operating Officer, National REIA In early December, Howard Husock, The Vice President for research and publications [...]

Legislative Update April 2015

By |April 21st, 2015|Legislative Updates|

Now is the time to engage! The Following US Senators should be contacted in a friendly and encouraging manner to [...]

Legislative Update Feb 2015

By |February 14th, 2015|Industry News, Legislative Updates|

The ten most dangerous words in the English language are "Hi, I'm from the government, and I'm here to help." -President Ronald [...]

National REIA Applauds House Passage of Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

By |December 4th, 2014|Industry News, Legislative Updates, Real Estate Investment Education|

December 3, 2014 Washington, DC  Short Sale Tax Extension Protects Distressed Homeowners from $8.1 billion in “phantom income” taxation; Congressional [...]

Residential Investing Legislative, Regulatory and Housing Data Briefing

By |August 5th, 2014|Legislative Updates|

Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Extension: Over the course of the first two weeks in July, National REIA’s lobbying arm [...]

Corker-Warner Bill Introduced Today

By |June 25th, 2013|Legislative Updates|

Today, Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced legislation that, if passed, would have a direct impact on [...]

Conn. And Mass. Based Landlords Face Fines for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint

By |April 13th, 2012|Industry News, Legislative Updates|

(Boston, Mass. – April 11, 2012) The owners of rental properties in Bridgeport, Conn. as well as South Boston, Roxbury, [...]

EPA Fines Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule

By |April 10th, 2012|Industry News, Legislative Updates|

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced three enforcement actions for violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and [...]

Investors Wanted to Rent out Government REOs

By |August 26th, 2011|Industry News, Legislative Updates|

On Wednesday, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), HUD, and the Treasury Department issued the call for private investors, industry [...]

New Proposed Rules Will Hurt Homeowners

By |July 29th, 2011|Industry News, Legislative Updates|

Over the past few weeks the real estate industry has been on high alert to fight against the well-meaning, but [...]