Tag: Bringing Housing Home

Rising Lumber Prices Hit Home

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on April 13, 2018 17 Comments
Rising Lumber Prices Hit Home

A New England builder recently got an unwelcome surprise when he opened an email from the company that supplies the white cedar shingles for some of the homes he’s building. The shingles are subject to an immediate 20.8% duty, or an additional cost of $1,400 per unit for the 12 homes planned for construction.

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We’re Bringing Housing Home this Spring

Filed in Capitol Hill by on April 11, 2018 0 Comments
We’re Bringing Housing Home this Spring

NAHB is Bringing Housing Home™ on April 30-May 5 and this is your chance to make a house call with your member of Congress. The week-long Legislative Conference will give individual members and HBA delegations the opportunity to advocate for housing’s legislative priorities at in-district meetings with their members of Congress.

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NAHB Leaders Call on Congress to Adopt a Strong Housing Agenda

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on March 15, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Leaders Call on Congress to Adopt a Strong Housing Agenda

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel and First Vice Chairman Greg Ugalde conducted two days of meetings this week with Republican and Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill, urging lawmakers to keep housing in the forefront of the national agenda.

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Bringing Housing Home a Grassroots Success

Filed in Capitol Hill by on March 14, 2016 0 Comments
Bringing Housing Home a Grassroots Success

Members of our federation wrapped up a highly productive week-long campaign to bring housing issues to the forefront during Bringing Housing Home™, NAHB’s 2016 in-district Legislative Conference.

Members of our federation wrapped up a productive week-long campaign to bring housing issues to the forefront during Bringing Housing Home™, NAHB’s 2016 in-district Legislative Conference.

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Arizona Builders Support Congresswoman in Battle for Economic Stability

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on March 13, 2016 0 Comments
Arizona Builders Support Congresswoman in Battle for Economic Stability

Meeting with the congresswoman gave members of the SAHBA a chance to voice their concerns regarding several regulatory burdens, especially the hurdles resulting from EPA’s regulations defining the “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.

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New York Lawmaker Visits Local Job Site

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on March 11, 2016 1 Comment
New York Lawmaker Visits Local Job Site

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) visited a construction site on March 9 in Brooktondale, N.Y. and received a first-hand look at how housing creates jobs and strengthens local communities.

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Florida Lawmaker Hears of Labor Shortages

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on March 10, 2016 1 Comment
Florida Lawmaker Hears of Labor Shortages

As part of Bringing Housing Home™, members of the Gold Coast Builders Association held a productive meeting with Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) this week.

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Health Care, Labor Concerns Take Center Stage in Michigan

Filed in Capitol Hill by on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
Health Care, Labor Concerns Take Center Stage in Michigan

Michigan builders on March 7 discussed workforce challenges, health care, housing finance and other issues with Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) as part of Bringing Housing Home™.

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California Builders Cement Strong Ties with Lawmaker

Filed in Capitol Hill by on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
California Builders Cement Strong Ties with Lawmaker

Building productive relationships with federal lawmakers doesn’t always require an “ask” from builders to their members of Congress.

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We’re Bringing Housing Home This Week

Filed in Capitol Hill by on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
We’re Bringing Housing Home This Week

NAHB is encouraging all members of the Federation to schedule meetings with their federal legislators while the U.S. House of Representatives is out of session and lawmakers return to their home districts.

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