NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald issued the following statement regarding the joint resolution of disapproval introduced in the House today.
For 75 years, NAHB has worked to convince lawmakers to support legislation that helps the home building industry grow. And in an era where legislators on both sides of the aisle find it harder to work together, it’s even more important that NAHB lobbyists encourage and advocate for laws that offer a win for all: policies that promote more homeownership and rental housing opportunities.
Steve Mnuchin, President Trump’s pick to be Treasury secretary, said that he opposed a “recap and release” plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during his Senate confirmation hearing on Jan. 19.
Recap and release would mean recapitalizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and then releasing the two mortgage giants from government control.
NAHB congratulated Donald Trump today after he was sworn as the 45th President of the United States of America.
At his Senate confirmation hearing Jan. 12 to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Dr. Ben Carson laid out his vision for housing. NAHB was among the first groups to come out in support of Carson when he was nominated for the post by President-elect Trump last month. 2016 NAHB […]
Sens. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) today introduced a resolution to withdraw the Waters of the United States rule, which contains new and expanded definitions that NAHB has long held as the poster child of federal intrusion into states’ rights and an example of federal overreach on land-use decisions.
The House today approved the Regulatory Accountability Act, legislation that would modernize the rulemaking process under the Administrative Procedures Act and make the regulatory process more transparent, agencies more accountable and regulations more cost-effective.