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 at and the REALTOR® Party website at Use the staff directory for contact information at the end of the Resource Guide to contact staff.

Association Health Plans

NAR supports expanding access to affordable health insurance options for the self-employed and small employers. In particular, NAR supports the ability of working owners to participate in higher quality, lower cost association health plans, which existed for a short while before the enabling regulation was overturned by a federal court.
Director, Federal Banking, Lending and Housing Finance Policy
Federal Policy & Industry Relations
Senior Policy Representative, Insurance Issues
Federal Policy & Industry Relations