News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 4/27/2018

    House of Representatives Passes the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018

    The bill contains a provision requiring the Federal Aviation Administration to follow notice and comment procedures in the context of changing its so-called One Engine Inoperative (OEI) standards for navigable airspace.

  • 4/24/2018

    Fannie Debuts mREIT-friendly REMIC Credit Risk-Transfer (CRT) Securities

    The REMIC CRT structure is designed to accommodate the REIT asset tests set forth in applicable IRS and SEC regulations.

  • 4/23/2018

    REIT Insurance Experts Report Sharp Increase in Securities Class Action Litigation

    Arch Insurance’s Michael Chu and Howard Sider say litigation rates at historic high.

  • 3/5/2018

    Nareit Signs Comment Letter in Support of S.2405

    Senate measure would clarify specific requirements for ADC loans.

  • 1/29/2018

    Speakers Announced for Nareit’s CEO Forum & Advocacy Day

    Lineup includes Sen. Cory Gardner.

  • 1/29/2018

    Nareit Opposes REIT-related Bills in Hawaii

    Nareit has opposed similar legislative proposals in past years.

  • 1/16/2018

    Supreme Court to Hear Sales Tax Fairness Case

    Decision could require remote sellers to collect sales and use taxes.

  • 9/21/2017

    How do REITs Work?

    This whiteboard video provides insight into what REITs are and how they work. Watch the video to learn more about the rules that govern REITs and how they operate. 
  • 9/19/2017

    4 Quick Questions with Dominique Moerenhout, CEO of European Public Real Estate Association

    Dominique Moerenhout

    EPRA's main priority at present is the reduction of the capital requirements under the European Solvency II regulations.

  • 7/24/2017

    The Evolution of Sustainability in the REIT Industry

    Tim Naughton

    Sustainability now includes the social and governance matters that are receiving a growing amount of attention from boards of directors, investors, equity analysts, the media and other stakeholders.