News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 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.

  • 11/8/2018

    Bockorny and Podesta React to Midterm Elections

    As the balance of power shifts within Congress, political strategists predict potential challenges ahead.

  • 10/1/2018

    Nareit Offers Comments on Proposed Section 199A Tax Regulations

    Nareit requests that both direct holders of REIT stock and indirect shareholders of REITs through mutual funds receive 20 percent deduction for qualified REIT dividends.

  • 8/10/2018

    Nareit’s PNLR Council Submits Comments to the SEC

    The PNLR Council commended the SEC for grounding the Regulation Best Interest Proposal in its existing disclosure framework.

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