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.

Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA)

RESPA (Regulation X) TILA (Regulation Z) Harmonization (Know Before You Owe or TRID) - NAR supports a RESPA/TILA harmonization that adds transparency, simplifies disclosures, and reduces burdens to settlement service providers, including real estate professionals. NAR continues to work with the CFBP to ensure outstanding concerns with the rule are addressed.
Director, Federal Banking, Lending and Housing Finance Policy
Federal Policy & Industry Relations