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.
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.
NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald issued the following statement regarding the joint resolution of disapproval introduced in the House today.
NAHB congratulated Donald Trump today after he was sworn as the 45th President of the United States of America.
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.
After NAHB took the unprecedented step of endorsing congressional candidates this fall, 94% of its endorsements won on Nov. 8.
Throughout the 2015-2016 election cycle, BUILD-PAC supported 356 U.S. congressional candidates. On Nov. 8, 95% of the candidates won their races.
Political pundit Charlie Cook gave his predictions for the 2016 election cycle to NAHB’s Board of Directors this week during the Midyear Meeting in Miami.
NAHB’s long-standing efforts to make housing a top priority in the presidential election season gained momentum last week when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first major-party 2016 presidential candidate to address housing issues in a broad policy outline.