NAWRB Comments on SBA’s Proposed Receipts-Based Size Standards

Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Proposed Rule, Small Business Size Standards: Calculation of Annual Average Receipts.This new proposed rule will modify how the SBA calculates annual average receipts in determining size standards for certain industries, including retail trade, agricultural and construction industries. Specifically, the proposal states that the agency intends to change its size standards from a three-year averaging period to a five-year averaging period for calculating annual average receipts for all receipts-based size standards.

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FHFA Requests Comments on Affordable Housing Program

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced a Request for Comments (RFC) from the public regarding proposed amendments to its regulation on the Federal Home Loan Banks’ Affordable Housing Program (AHP or Program). The deadline for submitting comments has been extended to June 12, 2018.

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FHFA Releases RFC for Responsibilities of Boards of Directors, Corporate Practices and Corporate Governance

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has recently announced a Request for Comments (RFC) regarding proposed amendments to its regulation on the Responsibilities of Boards of Directors, Corporate Practices, and Corporate Governance for all its regulated entities. These amendments will require directors of all entities to have strategic business plans in effect throughout the year, including annual reviews, re-adoption and reporting requirements.

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