Advocacy Issues A to Z

NAR’s Advocacy Group staff is working on a number of pressing public policy issues affecting the real estate industry and REALTORS®. Highlighted below are a few federal, state, and local issues and the staff experts working on that issue. Additional issues and information can be found in the Political Advocacy section of nar.realtor at www.nar.realtor/political-advocacy and the REALTOR® Party website at www.realtorparty.realtor. Use the staff directory for contact information at the end of the Resource Guide to contact staff.

Appendix Q

Appendix Q outlines underwriting guidelines for lenders, which may adversely impact the self-employed due to a lack of documentation when compared to salaried employees. NAR continues to advocate for updates to Appendix Q to promote greater lender flexibility when evaluating a self-employed consumer’s earnings trend.
Director, Federal Banking, Lending and Housing Finance Policy
Federal Policy & Industry Relations
202-383-1102
Senior Policy Representative, Business Issues
Federal Policy & Industry Relations
202-383-1085