Supreme Court to Hear Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

Filed in Legal by on December 12, 2018 1 Comment
Supreme Court to Hear Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 10 agreed to hear a case that has widespread implications for how courts handle challenges to all agency regulations. The case, Kisor v. Wilkie, addresses the issue of whether courts should defer to an agency’s interpretation of its own regulations.

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NAHB Issues Statement on Nomination of Mark Calabria as New FHFA Director

Filed in Housing Finance by on December 12, 2018 0 Comments

NAHB congratulates Mark Calabria on his nomination as the new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. His extensive experience with housing finance issues provides an outstanding background for this opportunity.

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Community Engagement Leads to Huge Membership Growth at Athens Area HBA

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Community Engagement Leads to Huge Membership Growth at Athens Area HBA

One priority immediately rose to the top of the list when Stephanie Johnson took over a Georgia HBA. The Athens Area HBA had a large decrease in membership in 2017, resulting in just 68 members. Johnson wanted to grow membership immediately.

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NAHB Raises Concerns on DHS “Public Charge” Rulemaking

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NAHB Raises Concerns on DHS “Public Charge” Rulemaking

NAHB expresses concerns that proposed changes to the Department of Homeland Security’s “public charge” rule could have unintended consequences for the housing industry.

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Trump Administration Announces New Proposed WOTUS Rule

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Trump Administration Announces New Proposed WOTUS Rule

The Trump administration today released its proposed new definition of the “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule that will reduce years of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. This represents an important victory for our members.

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BUILD-PAC Contributors: Register for Exclusive Webinar on Housing and the New Congress

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BUILD-PAC Contributors: Register for Exclusive Webinar on Housing and the New Congress

Throughout the 2017-2018 election cycle, BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s political action committee, continued to flex its muscle by contributing $2.9 million to federal candidates and committees and supporting 370 pro-housing candidates. As a thank you to BUILD-PAC contributors for their investment, NAHB is hosting an exclusive political and legislative webinar briefing.

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Finalists Announced for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards

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Finalists Announced for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards

The judges for the 2018 Global Innovation Awards have selected the finalists from a robust crop of nominees. Winners will be announced at the IBS Global Industry Day on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, in the International Central.

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IBS Early Bird Pricing Extended to Friday, Dec. 14

Filed in International Builders' Show by on December 10, 2018 1 Comment
IBS Early Bird Pricing Extended to Friday, Dec. 14

The deadline to take advantage of special early bird pricing for the 2019 International Builders’ Show has been extended to Friday, Dec. 14. Don’t miss your chance to attend the world’s largest annual light construction show at the best possible price.

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Don’t Miss Home Builders Institute’s Popular IBS Pre-Show Courses

Filed in Education, International Builders' Show by on December 7, 2018 0 Comments
Don’t Miss Home Builders Institute’s Popular IBS Pre-Show Courses

Get an early, educational start on your 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) experience with four popular, half-day courses from Home Builders Institute. These pre-show courses take place Feb. 16-18. You’ll also receive a free expo pass with registration.

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Winter is Coming, Protect Yourself from the Cold on the Jobsite

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Winter is Coming, Protect Yourself from the Cold on the Jobsite

With winter rapidly approaching, home builders need to be more conscious of working conditions in cold weather. Knowing the risk factors and using proper precautions will help ensure workers’ health and safety.

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