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Congress Extends PPP Through Aug. 8

Filed in Capitol Hill, Disaster Response by on July 2, 2020 2 Comments
Congress Extends PPP Through Aug. 8

The House Wednesday night unanimously approved an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through Aug. 8. The Senate voted Tuesday to extend the program, just hours before it expired at midnight.

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NAHB Committees, Councils Strengthen BUILD-PAC’s Coffers for November Elections

NAHB Committees, Councils Strengthen BUILD-PAC’s Coffers for November Elections

Throughout the week of NAHB’s Spring Leadership Virtual Meetings, council and committee chairs reached out to their members to share the importance of investing in their businesses through BUILD-PAC. By the end of the week, 10 NAHB committees and council Board of Trustees achieved 100% participation in BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s bipartisan political arm that helps elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office.

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2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Begins Today

Filed in Capitol Hill by on June 22, 2020 0 Comments
2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Begins Today

NAHB’s three-day 2020 Legislative Conference kicks off today and there is still time to participate and schedule online meetings with your members of Congress.

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Charlie Cook: 6 States to Decide Presidential Election

Filed in Capitol Hill by on June 19, 2020 0 Comments
Charlie Cook: 6 States to Decide Presidential Election

Political pundit Charlie Cook predicts a close presidential race and says that six states are likely to decide the outcome. Regarding control of Congress, he predicts that Democrats retain a majority in the House and there is a 50-50 chance that Republicans will hold the Senate.

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How Congress Can Help Housing Lead an Economic Recovery

Filed in Capitol Hill, Disaster Response, Home Building by on June 19, 2020 0 Comments
How Congress Can Help Housing Lead an Economic Recovery

The Hill published an editorial by NAHB’s Dean Mon on June 19 detailing how Congress can help housing lead the economy forward.

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Builders to Push for Key Housing Priorities During 2020 Virtual Legislative Conference

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on June 12, 2020 1 Comment
Builders to Push for Key Housing Priorities During 2020 Virtual Legislative Conference

Members looking to deliver the industry’s key priorities to Congress can make a difference by participating in the 2020 Legislative Conference on June 22-24 without traveling to Washington, D.C.

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Businesses with PPP Loans Now Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral

Filed in Capitol Hill, Disaster Response, Economics by on June 5, 2020 0 Comments
Businesses with PPP Loans Now Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral

President Trump has signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which makes a number of positive changes to the Payroll Protection Program (PPP). Among these changes, business owners who take out a PPP loan and have that loan forgiven are now eligible to delay their payroll tax payments.

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2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Set for June 22-24

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2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Set for June 22-24

With the housing industry and economy facing unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Legislative Conference takes on added importance as it moves from in-person meetings to a special three-day virtual event running from June 22-24.

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BUILD-PAC Leader Shares Recruitment Strategies

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on June 4, 2020 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Leader Shares Recruitment Strategies

2019 Capitol Club Chairman Jules Guidry’s recruitment strategies for BUILD-PAC include strategic planning and underscoring the value of NAHB.

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Senate Approves House-Passed PPP Bill

Filed in Capitol Hill, Disaster Response, Economics by on June 4, 2020 10 Comments
Senate Approves House-Passed PPP Bill

By unanimous consent, the Senate on June 3 approved legislation passed by the House last week that will liberalize rules under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to give business owners more time to have the loans forgiven by the U.S. government. President Trump is expected to sign the legislation into law shortly.

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