The Appraisal Standards Board (ASB) of the Appraisal Foundation is looking for comments regarding its first exposure draft of proposed changes to the 2022-23 edition of USPAP, which can be...

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In late March, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed through Congress and signed by President Trump, which provided a $2.2 trillion stimulus package designed to...

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This week, Fannie Mae issued a special Lender Letter regarding temporary flexibilities on its appraisal requirements, as many lenders have been unable to obtain a full interior and exterior...

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Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the “Yes in My Backyard” (YIMBY) Act, which would require Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) recipients to report with HUD on...

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Representatives Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO) recently sent a letter to the Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to request a comprehensive study...

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California’s new “gig worker” law, or Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5), has been a hot topic for appraisal professionals that operate within the state due to its impact on both appraisers that work as...

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