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Looking to Start a Business? Learn How in the First YP Week Webinar Today

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 12, 2020 0 Comments
Looking to Start a Business? Learn How in the First YP Week Webinar Today

NAHB’s Young Professionals (YP) Week begins today, and we’re kicking it off by featuring the extraordinary NAHB resources available to help members’ businesses succeed.

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Flexibility and Assistance Key to Helping Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on October 9, 2020 0 Comments
Flexibility and Assistance Key to Helping Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Hill.TV recently sat down with Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Dr. Lynn Fisher, deputy director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, to discuss how the housing industry is tackling the immediate concerns around housing related to COVID-19 and what the impact may be going forward.

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SBA, Treasury Ease PPP Forgiveness Requirements for Loans of $50,000 or Less

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Housing Finance by on October 9, 2020 0 Comments
SBA, Treasury Ease PPP Forgiveness Requirements for Loans of $50,000 or Less

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, has released a simpler loan forgiveness application for business owners who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less.

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Careers in Construction Day is Oct. 13; We’ll See You on Social Media

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 9, 2020 0 Comments
Careers in Construction Day is Oct. 13; We’ll See You on Social Media

NAHB’s third annual day of social media action, Careers in Construction Day 2020, is on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Now, more than ever, highlighting careers in construction is imperative for everyone in the home building industry.

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CFPB Updates Rules on Marketing Service Agreements

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance by on October 8, 2020 0 Comments
CFPB Updates Rules on Marketing Service Agreements

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Oct. 7 rescinded a 2015 bulletin that obscured the compliance requirements for marketing service agreements.

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NAHB Seeks Quick Resumption of Coronavirus Stimulus Talks

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on October 6, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Seeks Quick Resumption of Coronavirus Stimulus Talks

President Trump announced today that he is calling off coronavirus stimulus negotiations with Democrats until after the November election. NAHB is urging the White House and Democrats to put politics aside and move quickly to resume talks that will result in a relief package that will help American home owners, renters and small businesses.

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BUILD-PAC Town Hall Focuses on Women in the Industry

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on October 6, 2020 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Town Hall Focuses on Women in the Industry

Special guest Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) led a wide-ranging discussion on industry issues such as housing affordability and careers in construction.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Presents October Update to Members

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on October 5, 2020 0 Comments
Video: NAHB Chairman Presents October Update to Members

In the October Chairman’s Update, 2020 NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke discusses recent advocacy efforts by NAHB leadership and staff on behalf of the home building industry.

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How COVID-19 Continues to Impact the Multifamily Industry

How COVID-19 Continues to Impact the Multifamily Industry

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to resonate throughout the country, and has presented some unique challenges to the home building industry. Leaders in the multifamily segment shared their experiences navigating these challenges with YieldPro TV’s Power Hitters series, and how they see the industry moving forward.

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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

With travel barriers removed, students from across the country are invited to participate in the most anticipated competition of the year.

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