Apply Now for NAHB Legal Action Fund

Filed in Councils & Committees, Legal by on November 15, 2017 0 Comments
Apply Now for NAHB Legal Action Fund

The deadline is fast approaching 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.

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House Approves Five-Year Flood Insurance Reauthorization

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments

The House today approved legislation that would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for five years and includes many NAHB-supported modifications to the program.

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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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Builders Fly to Washington to Push for Homeownership Tax Credit

Filed in Capitol Hill, Homeownership by on November 14, 2017 1 Comment
Builders Fly to Washington to Push for Homeownership Tax Credit

More than 50 builders from across the nation are traveling to Washington this week to hold meetings with key House and Senate Republican leaders and urge them to include a homeownership tax credit in tax reform legislation pending in both chambers of Congress.

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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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Tulsa Remodelers Welcome Danny Lipford to Charitable Project

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Tulsa Remodelers Welcome Danny Lipford to Charitable Project

Blogger and video personality Danny Lipford is joining volunteers from the HBA of Greater Tulsa Remodelers Council and the HBA’s charitable foundation for a community service project that he plans to feature in a December episode.

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NGBS Development in Full Swing

NGBS Development in Full Swing

The International Code Council and NAHB, partners on the first edition of the standard in 2008, are working to update the nationally recognized rating system that will now have an expanded scope.

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Builders’ Show Early-Bird Deadline Extended

Builders’ Show Early-Bird Deadline Extended

If you still haven’t registered for our industry’s premier event — the 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® — you’re in luck: but just for seven more days.

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Senate Tax Reform Bill a Better Starting Point

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 10, 2017 4 Comments
Senate Tax Reform Bill a Better Starting Point

While NAHB still opposes the current House tax reform legislation, the Senate bill released last night represents a step forward. Unlike the House bill, the Senate package provides meaningful tax relief for small businesses and keeps the complete Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program in place. However, NAHB believes that both the House and Senate bills fall short in maintaining an effective homeownership tax incentive.

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Senate Tax Reform Bill: Better for Affordable Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on November 10, 2017 0 Comments
Senate Tax Reform Bill: Better for Affordable Housing

The Senate tax reform legislation represents a much better deal for multifamily developers and members of the affordable housing community.

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