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.

Mortgage Debt Cancellation Relief

NAR supports legislation to provide a permanent provision for the exclusion from taxation of the phantom income generated when all or a portion of a mortgage on a primary residence is forgiven.
Directory, Federal Taxation
Federal Policy & Industry Relations