News by Topic : Regulatory updates

  • 6/19/2017

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Discuss Securities Offerings With NAREIT Mortgage REIT Council

    Discussion focuses on enhancements to credit risk-transfer securities designed to attract REIT investment.

  • 5/15/2017

    Real Estate Groups Submit Recommendations for EPA Regulatory Evaluations

    NAREIT among organizations filing joint recommendations to EPA.

  • 4/24/2017

    Mortgage REIT Council Recommends Reforms to Expand Support of Housing Sector

    Suggestions made in response to request from Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee for proposals.

  • 4/6/2017

    NAREIT Joins Real Estate Organizations in Making Recommendations on Flood Insurance

    Suggestions include long-term reauthorization of flood insurance program.

  • 11/10/2016

    Built-in Gain Regulations Expected to Adhere to Five-Year Recognition Period for REITs

    IRS indicates that it will implement NAREIT’s request for a permanent five-year built-in gain recognition period for REITs at IRS hearing.

  • 10/31/2016

    NAREIT Comments on Proposed Rule on Disclosure Update and Simplification

    Comments endorse SEC’s efforts to simplify and improve disclosures by eliminating duplicative and outdated information.

  • 10/19/2016

    Real Estate Organizations Submit Comments to FHFA on Credit Risk Transfers

    Organizations encourage FHFA to avoid “picking winners and losers” with regulatory framework.

  • 10/19/2016

    IRS, Treasury Issue Package of Debt Equity Regulations

    Regulations appear to not apply to REITs.

  • 10/18/2016

    Leaders of Tax-Writing Committees Object to Proposed Built-In Gain Regulations for REITs

    Brady, Hatch, Levin and Wyden send letter to Treasury calling for changes to holding period.

  • 9/27/2016

    Ohio-Based REITs Say Proposed Debt Equity Regulations Hurting Business in State

    DDR, Forest City, Phillips Edison join Ohio-based businesses in writing to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to denounce proposed regulations under section 385.