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NAHB Leaders Press Case for Housing as Congress Tackles Tax Reform

Filed in Capitol Hill, Homeownership, Leadership by on November 17, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Leaders Press Case for Housing as Congress Tackles Tax Reform

Fifty leaders from across the NAHB Federation met with more than 150 Senators and Congressional representatives this week as your association continued to press the case for affordable housing and middle-class homeownership incentives in tax reform legislation being considered by both houses.

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House Bill ‘Hurts the Middle Class,’ NAHB Says

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on November 16, 2017 0 Comments
House Bill ‘Hurts the Middle Class,’ NAHB Says

The just-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act “is a bad deal for hard-working American families,” said NAHB chairman Granger MacDonald in a press statement issued today after the House of Representatives, in a 227-205 vote, passed its version of tax reform.

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Giving Builders a Seat at the Table

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on November 14, 2017 3 Comments
Giving Builders a Seat at the Table

Up and comer Adam Aschmann says being a builder’s general counsel connects his passion for housing and government affairs.

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IHA Spotlights Housing Needs in Developing Countries

Filed in Global Housing, Home Building, Leadership by on November 13, 2017 0 Comments
IHA Spotlights Housing Needs in Developing Countries

The International Housing Association (IHA), of which NAHB is a member, this week launched a working group to support the housing needs of developing countries. IHA provides an international forum to address globally significant priority areas identified by member countriesand often publishes Statements of Intent on these priorities, sharing information and solutions related to them through its working groups.

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Dean Mon Visits Puerto Rico Home Builders

Filed in Disaster Response, Leadership, NAHB Cares by on November 10, 2017 1 Comment
Dean Mon Visits Puerto Rico Home Builders

Third Vice Chairman Dean Mon recently traveled to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico to speak with members of the Puerto Rico Builders Association and share some of his personal experiences from Hurricane Sandy five years ago.

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NAHB Calls on Congress to Enact Comprehensive Housing Finance Reform

Filed in Capitol Hill, Housing Finance, Leadership by on November 2, 2017 1 Comment
NAHB Calls on Congress to Enact Comprehensive Housing Finance Reform

Congress must move swiftly to implement comprehensive reforms to the nation’s housing finance system to ensure that housing credit remains readily available and affordable in the future, NAHB said in testimony today.

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Republican Tax Reform Plan Slams Middle Class

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations, Leadership by on November 2, 2017 31 Comments
Republican Tax Reform Plan Slams Middle Class

“The House Republican tax reform plan abandons middle-class taxpayers in favor of high-income Americans and wealthy corporations. The bill eviscerates existing housing tax benefits by drastically reducing the number of home owners who can take advantage of mortgage interest and property tax incentives,” said NAHB chairman Granger MacDonald.

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HomeAid Commemorates Homelessness Awareness Month

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on November 1, 2017 0 Comments
HomeAid Commemorates Homelessness Awareness Month

The 17 HomeAid America chapters nationwide have designated November as Homelessness Awareness Month, and the HBAs that partner with each chapter are ready to participate in fundraising and community service events to highlight the need to eradicate homelessness.

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NAHB Prepares Tax Reform Offensive

Filed in Capitol Hill, Economics, Homeownership, Leadership by on October 30, 2017 15 Comments
NAHB Prepares Tax Reform Offensive

NAHB continues to decry the House of Representatives’ rejection of a homeownership tax credit that would include both mortgage interest and property taxes to benefit up to 37 million additional home owners, and has served notice that we plan to deploy all necessary resources to ensure that the middle-class tax benefits of homeownership are part of this week’s planned release of a tax reform package.

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Five Spikes Shine in September

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on October 27, 2017 0 Comments
Five Spikes Shine in September

Every month, we recognize the top recruiters in each region: the Spikes who are spreading the great news about membership in their HBAs and the NAHB Federation. Congratulations to these dedicated members recruited the most new members to our association this September.

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