Tag: Legal Action Fund

NAHB Legal Action Fund Still Taking Applications

Filed in Legal by on April 10, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Legal Action Fund Still Taking Applications

The NAHB Legal Action Fund is currently accepting applications from state and local home builders associations (HBAs), as well as their builder/developer members. Applications are due May 15.

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Two NAHB Members and Two HBAs Receive Grants from the Legal Action Fund

Filed in Legal by on February 19, 2020 1 Comment
Two NAHB Members and Two HBAs Receive Grants from the Legal Action Fund

At the 2020 International Builders’ Show, the NAHB Legal Action Committee recommended financial assistance through the Legal Action Fund for three cases addressing issues of national significance or questions that pose common problems for NAHB members.

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Utah Builders Cheer a Legal Victory

Filed in Legal, Membership by on June 8, 2017 0 Comments
Utah Builders Cheer a Legal Victory

Victory is sweet, and this video shows why the camaraderie that comes from HBA membership — and a little help from National — is even sweeter.

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HBAs Awarded NAHB Grants for Litigation

Filed in Committees and Councils, Legal by on February 3, 2017 0 Comments
HBAs Awarded NAHB Grants for Litigation

The Legal Action Fund is a member service which allows HBAs and members to apply for grants of money, “friend of the court” or amicus briefs, and other assistance from NAHB, and is administered by NAHB’s Legal Action Committee. Six HBAs received grants last month.

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NAHB Legal Action Fund Helps Idaho Builders

Filed in Codes and Standards, Land Development, Legal by on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
NAHB Legal Action Fund Helps Idaho Builders

A judge has ruled that home builders who were assessed a fee by the city of Hayden, Idaho to pay for costs associated with improving the city’s wastewater disposal system were unfairly taxed because the fees benefited the public as a whole and had no direct correlation to new construction.

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Legal Action Fund: Preventing Threats to Housing

Legal Action Fund: Preventing Threats to Housing

When a developer had the rug pulled out from under him at the 11th hour by a few elected officials who demonstrated significant conflicts of interest, NAHB’s Legal Action Fund stepped up to help.

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NAHB Legal Action Fund Grants Two Requests

Filed in Legal by on April 27, 2015 0 Comments

At a rare session between NAHB Board of Directors meetings, the NAHB Legal Action Committee considered two requests to the Legal Action Fund that couldn’t wait until the Spring Board of Directors meeting in June.

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NAHB Legal Action Fund Helps HBA ‘Band Together’

Filed in Codes and Standards, IBS, Legal, Membership by on February 25, 2015 2 Comments
NAHB Legal Action Fund Helps HBA ‘Band Together’

A frivolous lawsuit has become a turning point for one Utah HBA and a membership rallying cry.

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Apply for NAHB Legal Action Fund Assistance by Dec. 11

Filed in Legal, Membership by on December 2, 2014 0 Comments
Apply for NAHB Legal Action Fund Assistance by Dec. 11

HBAs in Michigan and Idaho and an NAHB member in Virginia each received checks from the NAHB Legal Action Fund after the Fall Board of Directors meeting in Phoenix. The fund supports cases involving all types of local issues with the potential of national significance for home builders, remodelers and developers – because in those cases, helping one HBA or member can improve the lot of many.

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Need Legal Help? Apply Now for an NAHB Grant

Filed in Legal by on July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Need Legal Help? Apply Now for an NAHB Grant

HBAs and association members who would benefit from legal funding assistance or a “friend of the court” brief should apply now for assistance from NAHB’s Legal Action Fund.

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