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Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Reducing Power of Federal Regulators

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on March 28, 2019 0 Comments
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Reducing Power of Federal Regulators

The Supreme Court earlier this week heard oral arguments in a case that has widespread implications for how courts handle challenges to all agency regulations. NAHB supported the petitioner with an amicus brief.

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HUD Lawsuit Reinforces Right to Emotional Support Animals under Housing Laws

Filed in Legal, Multifamily by on March 11, 2019 0 Comments
HUD Lawsuit Reinforces Right to Emotional Support Animals under Housing Laws

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) last week announced the approval of a conciliation agreement with a housing provider in San Francisco over allegations of housing discrimination. The agreement resolved a lawsuit filed by a disabled tenant alleging he was denied the opportunity to rent because he had an emotional support animal.

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Navigating Housing’s Complicated Marijuana Legal Landscape

Filed in Legal, Multifamily by on March 11, 2019 0 Comments
Navigating Housing’s Complicated Marijuana Legal Landscape

Although marijuana may be legal in certain states, it is still illegal federally, which has caused uncertainty around legal restrictions. Learn the facts in the March 21 webinar, “How Do I Maneuver through the Issues that Marijuana May Bring?”

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NAHB Legal Action Fund Grants $60K to Builders and HBAs at IBS

Filed in Legal by on February 27, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Legal Action Fund Grants $60K to Builders and HBAs at IBS

The NAHB Legal Action Committee awarded $60,000 in grants to members and state and local associations that applied to NAHB’s Legal Action Fund.

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NAHB Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

Filed in Legal by on January 31, 2019 2 Comments
NAHB Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

NAHB has weighed in on a Supreme Court case that has widespread implications for how courts handle challenges to all agency regulations. The case, Kisor v. Wilkie, addresses the issue of whether courts should defer to an agency’s interpretation of its own regulations, known also as Auer deference.

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NAHB Legal Fund Helps Subcontractor Win in Construction Defect Case

Filed in Legal by on January 9, 2019 2 Comments
NAHB Legal Fund Helps Subcontractor Win in Construction Defect Case

NAHB’s Legal Action Fund scored another victory at the end of 2018, when a case it supported in Nevada, Donnelly v. Anthony & Sylvan Pools, resulted in a win for the building community.

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New Contracts Webinar Series Helps Your Business Prevent Legal Exposure

Filed in Education, Legal by on January 7, 2019 0 Comments
New Contracts Webinar Series Helps Your Business Prevent Legal Exposure

Without solid contracts and detailed document management, your business is vulnerable to legal exposure. To help, NAHB is offering a webinar series discussing these risks – and providing practical solutions. Take one webinar, or all three, and save with our new, lower 2019 prices.

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Check Out the Latest in NAHB Legal Advocacy

Filed in Legal by on December 26, 2018 0 Comments
Check Out the Latest in NAHB Legal Advocacy

The NAHB Office of Legal Affairs has published the first in a quarterly series of legal updates for members to stay current on the issues the legal team in Washington is pursuing.

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Still Time to Submit Legal Action Fund Requests

Filed in Legal by on December 18, 2018 0 Comments
Still Time to Submit Legal Action Fund Requests

Don’t miss your opportunity to apply for the NAHB Legal Action Fund, which provides financial assistance to state and local HBAs, as well as their builder/developer members, involved in litigation with the potential to significantly affect the industry. Applications are due Jan. 14. This round will be considered at the 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, on Feb. 18

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Supreme Court to Hear Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

Filed in Legal by on December 12, 2018 3 Comments
Supreme Court to Hear Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

The U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 10 agreed to hear a case that has widespread implications for how courts handle challenges to all agency regulations. The case, Kisor v. Wilkie, addresses the issue of whether courts should defer to an agency’s interpretation of its own regulations.

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