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What the Election Results Mean for Housing

Filed in Advocacy by on November 4, 2020 14 Comments
What the Election Results Mean for Housing

A sitting president who evoked strong passions at both ends of the political spectrum. A persistent virus. A recovering but sluggish economy. Motivated political bases. Record voter turnout. Consistent, durable leads in nationwide and swing-state polls for Joe Biden that proved to be, once again, inaccurate. All these factors culminated in a long election night and a presidential race that went into overtime until it was finally called for Biden four days after the polls closed.

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NAHB Pushes Housing Priorities in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Multifamily by on July 20, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB Pushes Housing Priorities in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

As Congress begins work on its next coronavirus relief package, NAHB is urging lawmakers to include several provisions in the legislation that will provide relief to American home owners and renters, along with small and medium-sized residential construction businesses and multifamily owners and developers.

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Affordability Tops the Agenda in the Year Ahead

Filed in Advocacy by on January 3, 2019 4 Comments
Affordability Tops the Agenda in the Year Ahead

Addressing housing affordability concerns will be a top issue for NAHB in 2019 and we will be working with Congress and the administration to achieve this goal.

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New Leg Con Resources Make it Easy to Get Involved

Filed in Advocacy by on May 18, 2017 0 Comments

More than 650 members have already registered for NAHB’s 2017 Legislative Conference on June 14, and we’ve created some new resources to help ensure your congressional delegation meetings are a success.

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Congress Approves 1-Week Extension to Fund the Government

Filed in Advocacy by on April 28, 2017 1 Comment
Congress Approves 1-Week Extension to Fund the Government

With a midnight deadline approaching before a federal government shutdown, Congress today approved a continuing resolution to keep the government open for one more week until May 5.

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Mark Your Calendar for the 2017 NAHB Legislative Conference

Filed in Advocacy by on March 17, 2017 0 Comments
Mark Your Calendar for the 2017 NAHB Legislative Conference

Builders looking to send a message to Congress that it needs to take action to keep housing and the economy moving forward should mark their calendar now for the most important grassroots event of the year — the 2017 NAHB Legislative Conference. The conference is on Wednesday, June 14 and is a day-long event that coincides with the NAHB Midyear Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Leaders in Congress Urged to Adopt Strong Housing Agenda

Filed in Advocacy by on March 2, 2017 0 Comments
Leaders in Congress Urged to Adopt Strong Housing Agenda

NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald and First Vice Chair Randy Noel met with several bipartisan congressional leaders this week to urge Congress to pursue a strong national agenda for housing.

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Congress Moves to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Clarification Rule

Filed in Advocacy, Codes and Standards, Safety by on February 21, 2017 4 Comments

NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald issued the following statement regarding the joint resolution of disapproval introduced in the House today.

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NAHB Congratulates Donald Trump on Becoming the Nation’s 45th President

Filed in Advocacy by on January 20, 2017 2 Comments

NAHB congratulated Donald Trump today after he was sworn as the 45th President of the United States of America.

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Montana Builder Eugene Graf IV Running for Congress

Filed in Advocacy by on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Montana Builder Eugene Graf IV Running for Congress

Eugene Graf IV, a home builder from Bozeman, Mont. and NAHB member, is running for Congress. Graf is seeking the Republican Party’s nomination in an anticipated special election to replace Rep. Ryan Zinke, who was nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the interior.

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