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.

Rural Housing Loans

NAR urges the Rural Housing Service to move forward with efforts to allow lenders to directly endorse RHS loans, in order to increase the availability of guaranteed loans; and eliminate issues if government shutdowns occur.
Director, Fair Housing Policy and Valuation
Federal Policy & Industry Relations