Tag: elections

Charlie Cook Predicts Tight Presidential Race, Continued GOP Control of House

Filed in Capitol Hill by on August 12, 2016 2 Comments
Charlie Cook Predicts Tight Presidential Race, Continued GOP Control of House

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.

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Trump Vows to Cut Burdensome Regulations in Address to Home Builders

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Economics, Leadership by on August 11, 2016 24 Comments
Trump Vows to Cut Burdensome Regulations in Address to Home Builders

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today vowed to cut regulations that are hurting the housing and economic recovery. Speaking before more than 950 NAHB members attending the NAHB Board of Directors Midyear Meeting in Miami, Trump said that over-regulation is costing the economy $2 trillion per year.

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Top Clinton Advisor Cites Importance of Housing to the Economy

Filed in Capitol Hill, Economics, Home Building, Leadership by on August 10, 2016 23 Comments
Top Clinton Advisor Cites Importance of Housing to the Economy

In an address to the NAHB Board of Directors in Miami, Gene Sperling, the chief economic advisor to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, today said that housing will play an important role in a Clinton administration.

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Where the Presidential Tickets Stand on Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Homeownership by on July 29, 2016 1 Comment
Where the Presidential Tickets Stand on Housing

The Republican and Democratic National Conventions have concluded and both parties have now officially nominated their candidates for President and Vice President of the United States. View a detailed summary on where the candidates stand on housing.

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NAHB Calls on Trump and Clinton to Focus on Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill by on July 21, 2016 3 Comments
NAHB Calls on Trump and Clinton to Focus on Housing

NAHB Chairman Ed Brady today called on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to make housing a priority during this election season.

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BUILD-PAC Keeps the Momentum Going

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on April 1, 2016 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Keeps the Momentum Going

In the 2014 election year, NAHB’s bipartisan federal political action committee supported more than 370 pro-housing candidates, and 95% of those candidates won their seats. This year, BUILD-PAC is focusing its outreach to members who are new to giving, or have yet to take the plunge and invest.

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1 Year to Make a Difference

Filed in Capitol Hill, Councils & Committees, Leadership by on November 9, 2015 1 Comment
1 Year to Make a Difference

The 2016 election season is in full swing: Tuesday marks 365 days until Americans cast their vote for the next President of the United States and for the 115th Congress. BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s Federal Political Action Committee, offers financial support to federal congressional candidates who understand the importance of our industry. Its job is to help get these pro-housing candidates elected.

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NAHB Members and Federal Legislators Unite in Support of BUILD-PAC

Filed in Capitol Hill, Construction Industry, Home Building by on October 23, 2015 0 Comments
NAHB Members and Federal Legislators Unite in Support of BUILD-PAC

Strong support for BUILD-PAC is helping to lead more pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office. Events across the country are raising funds to continue building the committee’s momentum.

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Candidates to Talk Home Building at IBS

Filed in International Builders' Show, Leadership by on October 19, 2015 7 Comments
Candidates to Talk Home Building at IBS

NAHB is inviting all Democratic and Republican presidential candidates to present their views on economic, foreign and domestic policy issues – including the state of the home building industry – in a forum being held during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas Jan. 20.

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From National to Local Races, NAHB Members Win Office on Election Day

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 8, 2014 4 Comments
From National to Local Races, NAHB Members Win Office on Election Day

As the 2014 election results roll in from all the local, state and national races across the country, NAHB members demonstrated that they are deeply involved in the political process by not only supporting pro-housing candidates but by throwing their hat in the political ring and winning elected office in a number of races.

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