Government Shutdown Impact on Real Estate
By Heather Sarahan
Monday, January 21, 2019
NAR has asked the Trump administration to provide relief to people whose Rural Housing Loan Program mortgage applications have been held up by the partial government shutdown. In a Jan. 16 communication, the association requested that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which runs the Rural Housing Service, assign staff to process the loan applications as part of its plan to reopen Farm Service Agency offices temporarily during the shutdown. Learn more about how the shutdown has affected the real estate industry.