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NAHB: Let’s Band Together as We Rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast

Filed in Disaster Response, Leadership, NAHB Cares by on August 31, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB: Let’s Band Together as We Rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast

“The flooding caused by the hurricane has left behind unprecedented damage. Rebuilding will be a costly and complex process demanding hard work, sacrifice and creative solutions. This is the time for the business community, government and individuals to work cooperatively toward the shared goal of restoring the communities along the Gulf Coast” said NAHB chair Granger MacDonald in a statement this afternoon.

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In Wake of Harvey, NAHB Urges Action on Lumber Supply

Filed in Disaster Response, Home Building, Leadership by on August 30, 2017 1 Comment
In Wake of Harvey, NAHB Urges Action on Lumber Supply

“In the aftermath of the devastating storm, demand for softwood lumber is expected to increase dramatically as home builders and remodelers repair and replace housing in Houston and across Texas. This crisis makes it more important than ever that the United States quickly achieve a lasting trade agreement regarding U.S. imports of Canadian softwood lumber,” said NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald today.

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Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Filed in Disaster Response, Leadership, NAHB Cares by on August 28, 2017 2 Comments
Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Texans are fighting floodwaters rising to historic levels as Hurricane Harvey pounds the Lone Star State. Here are ways that NAHB members can help.

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Reminder! Apply to Serve on a 2018 NAHB Committee or Council

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on August 28, 2017 0 Comments
Reminder! Apply to Serve on a 2018 NAHB Committee or Council

Are you interested in serving on a Standing Committee or Council Board of Trustees in 2018 and haven’t submitted an application? Don’t delay. Apply today!

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NAHB Mourns Associate Leader Jerry Cowan

Filed in Leadership, Membership, NAHB Cares by on August 17, 2017 0 Comments

Gerald “Jerry” Cowan, a longtime and dedicated member from Greensboro, N.C., passed away July 29. Across the NAHB Federation, Mr. Cowan was heralded as someone who was always ready to help, never afraid to reach for a goal, and blessed with a tirelessly encouraging spirit.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of Past President Stanley Waranch

Filed in Leadership by on August 16, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Mourns Passing of Past President Stanley Waranch

Virginia builder Stanley Waranch, a longtime association leader who served as NAHB’s president in 1972, died Saturday, Aug. 12 after a long illness. Mr. Waranch was 91.

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Read, Watch NAHB Board Meeting Highlights

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on July 20, 2017 0 Comments
Read, Watch NAHB Board Meeting Highlights

NAHB committees, councils and trustees for various boards met during June’s Midyear Board of Directors events to discuss issues of importance to their members. Here’s what they talked about.

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NAHB Chair Elected to Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Board

Filed in Leadership by on July 13, 2017 2 Comments
NAHB Chair Elected to Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Board

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas has announced the election of NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald to FHLB Dallas Board of Directors to fill an independent director seat vacated in April.

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NAHB Funds 4 Local Advocacy Efforts

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on July 12, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Funds 4 Local Advocacy Efforts

Grants from the State and Local Issues Fund provide financial assistance to HBAs as they advocate on issues affecting the affordability of homeownership.

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Honoring Exemplary Service to Home Building

Filed in Awards, Leadership by on July 10, 2017 0 Comments
Honoring Exemplary Service to Home Building

The recipients of NAHB’s Exemplary Service to Home Building Award were announced at the Midyear Meeting in June.

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