Net Neutrality

2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo Showcase REALTOR® Party Influence on Capitol Hill

May 13th, 2018
REALTORS® from across the country will converge on Washington, D.C., to exercise the most fundamental right granted by the Constitution: “the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Nearly 10,000...

Is Net Neutrality on the Path to Reinstatement?

May 17th, 2018
In an action arguably more emblematic than impactful, the Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn the repeal of net neutrality, with the goal of reinstating rules that ban internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or slowing traffic on the web....

The Fight Isn’t Over: Industry in Opposition of Net Neutrality Repeal

June 12th, 2018
It’s official. The internet freedom rules implemented by the Obama administration in 2015—known as net neutrality or Open Internet Order—are no longer in effect, as of June 11. It’s been a turbulent year fraught with wide-spread public outrage following the...

Capitol Hill Update: NAR’s 2017 Political Advocacy Efforts

December 9th, 2017
Over the past year, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) engaged with federal lawmakers on a wide range of legislative and regulatory issues, with the overarching goal of encouraging sound and robust real estate markets that protect and strengthen the...

Net Neutrality Rollback Threat to Real Estate Industry

December 17th, 2017
The net neutrality controversy came to a head last week when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed the Obama-era open internet regulations following a meeting on Dec. 14. These protections required broadband internet providers to offer equal web access without...

NAR Is Fighting for Your Internet Rights

October 8th, 2017
The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has joined with a coalition of businesses and public interest groups working to preserve rules surrounding the open internet, also known as net neutrality. These rules have been in place informally since the dawn...

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