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NAHB Committees, Councils Strengthen BUILD-PAC’s Coffers for November Elections

NAHB Committees, Councils Strengthen BUILD-PAC’s Coffers for November Elections

Throughout the week of NAHB’s Spring Leadership Virtual Meetings, council and committee chairs reached out to their members to share the importance of investing in their businesses through BUILD-PAC. By the end of the week, 10 NAHB committees and council Board of Trustees achieved 100% participation in BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s bipartisan political arm that helps elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office.

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Charlie Cook: 6 States to Decide Presidential Election

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Charlie Cook: 6 States to Decide Presidential Election

Political pundit Charlie Cook predicts a close presidential race and says that six states are likely to decide the outcome. Regarding control of Congress, he predicts that Democrats retain a majority in the House and there is a 50-50 chance that Republicans will hold the Senate.

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Zoning and Regulations Put Housing Out of Reach

Filed in Affordability by on February 21, 2020 0 Comments
Zoning and Regulations Put Housing Out of Reach

Government officials and community stakeholders from the Charlotte area and beyond came together this week to discuss how to address key challenges to making housing affordable for all prospective homeowners during the second installment of the “Building the Dream” series.

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Industry Leaders to Share Insights on Barriers to Homeownership

Filed in Affordability by on February 14, 2020 0 Comments
Industry Leaders to Share Insights on Barriers to Homeownership

NAHB’s Election 2020 series with The Hill continues in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 8:30 a.m. Tune in to the event’s livestream, which will be available through The Hill’s “Building the Dream: Charlotte” webpage, to watch as state and local government officials, industry leaders and community partners share their insights on the challenges of housing affordability.

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How Zoning and Regulations Can Produce Barriers to Housing Affordability

Filed in Affordability by on February 3, 2020 2 Comments
How Zoning and Regulations Can Produce Barriers to Housing Affordability

Despite improved conditions in the housing industry, a recent episode from The Hill.TV highlights how communities are still grappling with how to overcome the challenges of housing affordability for many of their residents. Cities such as Washington, D.C., have seen housing prices vastly outgrow household income gains, putting homeownership increasingly out of reach.

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Increased Supply and Collaboration Needed to Combat Housing Affordability Crisis

Filed in Affordability by on December 12, 2019 2 Comments
Increased Supply and Collaboration Needed to Combat Housing Affordability Crisis

The Hill spotlights the overall impact of the housing affordability crisis in a new video segment following NAHB’s Election 2020 event in Minneapolis. The segment provides an overview of the topics surrounding the crisis, and features interviews from community panelists at the Minneapolis event and subject matter experts.

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“Building the Dream” Event Highlights Homeownership Gaps

Filed in Affordability by on November 22, 2019 1 Comment
“Building the Dream” Event Highlights Homeownership Gaps

Government officials and community stakeholders came together at NAHB’s recent kickoff of its “Building the Dream” series in Minneapolis to highlight how this crisis is being addressed at the local and state level to help bridge the gap for homeownership.

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Watch Live: NAHB Discusses National Trends in Housing Affordability

Filed in Affordability, Housing Trends by on November 15, 2019 1 Comment
Watch Live: NAHB Discusses National Trends in Housing Affordability

NAHB’s Election 2020 series will kick off Monday, Nov. 18, in Minneapolis at 8:30 a.m. CT with a robust discussion on how municipalities are tackling the housing affordability crisis. Tune in to the event’s livestream to watch as state and local government officials, industry leaders and community partners share their insights on the challenges of housing affordability and potential solutions to address housing inequity.

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NAHB Kicks Off Election 2020 Event Series This Month

Filed in Affordability, Capitol Hill by on November 4, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Kicks Off Election 2020 Event Series This Month

NAHB will host a series of events throughout the 2020 campaign season, featuring candidates, local leaders and constituents discussing the importance of housing issues.

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What do the Midterm Election Results Mean for Housing?

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 7, 2018 7 Comments
What do the Midterm Election Results Mean for Housing?

The 2018 midterm elections delivered a split decision: Republicans expanded their Senate majority and Democrats flipped the House.

So what does this mean for housing? Find out here.

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