News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 9/14/2020

    Rep. Maloney Hosts Discussion on Pandemic Risk Insurance Act

    Congresswoman, business and insurance industry leaders emphasize need for public-private pandemic risk insurance program.

  • 7/27/2020

    Nareit Cosigns Letter Supporting the Improving Corporate Governance through Diversity Act

    Nareit, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and other leading groups have sent a letter to the Senate Banking Committee Heads in support of H.R. 5084, legislation that would establish a model to boost diversity on boards through disclosure.
  • 7/13/2020

    Pandemic Crisis Points to Need for Business Continuity Insurance

    The Coalition for Business Continuity is working to find ways to reduce the economic damage from new outbreaks of COVID-19.
  • 7/13/2020

    Hawaii Legislative Session Adjourned Again Following Brief Return

    Bill that would have disallowed the dividend paid deduction for REITs is dead for the session.

  • 6/29/2020

    Nareit Supports Congressional Request of Treasury to Report on Pandemic Insurance Availability

    The letter authored by Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) asks how insurers have responded to COVID-19.

  • 6/22/2020

    California Indefinite Evictions Moratorium Bill for Commercial Tenants Dies in Committee

    Nareit and other trade groups strongly opposed the bill.
  • 6/15/2020

    CIAT Submits Comments to Treasury Regarding Terrorism Risk Insurance Program

    The Coalition to Insure Against Terrorism believes TRIP has been successful in making terrorism coverage available for commercial policyholders.
  • 6/15/2020

    California Senate Committee Hears Bill Allowing Commercial Tenants to Unilaterally Defer Rent, Renegotiate, and Terminate Leases

    Calif. Senate Appropriations Committee moves SB 939 to suspense file, a holding place for bills with fiscal impact to the state in order for additional evaluation; vote expected June 18.

  • 6/8/2020

    President Trump Signs Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility into Law

    H.R. 7010 reduces certain restrictions for borrowers of the small business PPP loan program enacted as part of the CARES Act in March.

  • 6/1/2020

    Revised California “Split Roll” Property Tax Initiative Formally Qualifies for November 2020 Ballot

    Backers hope to increase property taxes notwithstanding many closed businesses from pandemic-induced crisis.