News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 6/21/2019

    Nareit’s Calvin Schnure Discusses Fed’s Policy Statement on Fox Business’ Closing Bell

    Nareit’s Schnure, senior vice president of research and economic analysis, was interviewed on the television program last week.

  • 3/15/2019

    Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Confirm 15-Year Depreciation Recovery Period Applies to Tenant Improvements

    20-year recovery period would apply if taxpayers elect out of the new interest deduction limitation.

  • 3/14/2019

    Nareit Talks Housing Finance on Capitol Hill

    mREIT CEOs recently met with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver to discuss the positive role mREITs serve in enhancing real estate and home buying opportunities.

  • 3/4/2019

    Large Institutional Investors Positively Impacting REIT Governance, Experts Say

    Goodwin’s Yoel Kranz and Daniel Adams see biggest changes in board diversity, proxy access.

  • 3/1/2019

    Nareit Joins Industry Groups Supporting Housing Finance Reform

    More than two dozen GSE Reform Coalition members support reform.

  • 2/8/2019

    CEO Forum & Advocacy Day Speakers Announced

    This invitation-only event is the only political outreach event focused on issues impacting equity REITs.

  • 1/25/2019

    Nareit Opposes New REIT-related Tax Bills in Hawaii

    Bills would eliminate dividends paid deduction or require shareholder withholding.

  • 1/17/2019

    Congressional Gridlock on the Agenda in 2019

    TRIA reauthorization a top priority for Nareit in the 116th Congress.

  • 1/4/2019

    Nareit Submits Comments on Proposed Qualified Opportunity Zone Regulations

    The comments recommend clarifications regarding deferral of certain real estate gains and REIT capital gain dividends.

  • 12/7/2018

    SEC Chairman Signals Possible Rule Changes for Proxy Advisors and Shareholder Proposals

    In a recent speech, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton commented on the Commission’s recent Roundtable on the Proxy Process.

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