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NAHB and House Panel Reach Agreement on Flood Insurance Bill

Filed in Capitol Hill by on July 20, 2017 1 Comment
NAHB and House Panel Reach Agreement on Flood Insurance Bill

NAHB today reached an agreement with leaders of the House Financial Services Committee to craft a viable, long-term flood insurance reauthorization bill that will keep the National Flood Insurance Program fiscally sound and enable home builders to provide safe and affordable housing to consumers.

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House Panel Set to Approve HUD Funding for Fiscal 2018

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House Panel Set to Approve HUD Funding for Fiscal 2018

The House T-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee is expected this evening to approve a spending bill for HUD for fiscal 2018, which starts Oct. 1, 2017.

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Members of Congress, Dignitaries Laud NAHB’s 75 Years of Service

Filed in Capitol Hill, Events by on June 28, 2017 1 Comment

To honor NAHB’s diamond anniversary, dozens of VIPs shared recorded congratulatory remarks at the 75th Anniversary Gala held earlier this month during the Midyear Board Meeting. The comments from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), actor/philanthropist Gary Sinise, and many more are now available to watch on nahb.org.

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NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 23, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

NAHB members kicked up their heels and celebrated the association’s 75th anniversary with a gala and directors’ reception during its recent Midyear Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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How You Can Support a Thriving Home Building Industry

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How You Can Support a Thriving Home Building Industry

Weren’t able to join us at the nation’s capital to lobby Congress for a strong and vibrant home building industry? You can still add your voice so that we are heard on Capitol Hill.

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NAHB Opposes Flood Insurance Bill that Clears House Panel

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NAHB Opposes Flood Insurance Bill that Clears House Panel

As the House Financial Services Committee voted today to approve the 21st Century Flood Reform Act, NAHB vowed to fight the measure and to work with Republican lawmakers to craft an alternative measure.

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NAHB Members Fan Out on Capitol Hill

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 14, 2017 4 Comments
NAHB Members Fan Out on Capitol Hill

More than 800 builders, remodelers and their trade partners from across the nation are heading to Capitol Hill this morning for the annual NAHB Legislative Conference. In a day full of meetings with elected officials and their staff, our members will call on Congress to make housing and homeownership a national priority and to support policies that will keep the housing recovery moving forward.

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Vice President Pence Speaks to NAHB This Morning

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 14, 2017 0 Comments
Vice President Pence Speaks to NAHB This Morning

Vice President Mike Pence addresses NAHB members who are in Washington, D.C. this morning for the association’s Legislative Conference before the members head to Capitol Hill and a visit with their legislators.

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House Passes Bill to Ease Banking Regulations

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House Passes Bill to Ease Banking Regulations

The House yesterday passed legislation that would address challenging credit conditions that home builders and home buyers continue to experience as a result of strict regulatory restraints imposed following the 2008 financial crisis.

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Vice President Pence to Speak at Legislative Conference

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Vice President Pence to Speak at Legislative Conference

Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaker at our Legislative Conference briefing on Wednesday, June 14 during the NAHB Midyear Board of Directors Meeting. The briefing will provide an insider’s view of how the Trump administration is now shaking up the status quo in Washington.

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