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House Approves Five-Year Flood Insurance Reauthorization

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments

The House today approved legislation that would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for five years and includes many NAHB-supported modifications to the program.

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NAHB Opposes Tax Reform Plan

Filed in Capitol Hill, Homeownership by on October 28, 2017 11 Comments
NAHB Opposes Tax Reform Plan

NAHB came out today in official opposition to the House Republican tax reform legislation to be unveiled Nov. 1. The sudden shift came after House Speaker Paul Ryan unexpectedly informed NAHB CEO Jerry Howard that a meaningful homeownership tax incentive targeted to the middle class and negotiated in good faith with members of the House Ways and Means Committee would be stripped from the bill.

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Tax Reform Clears a Key Hurdle

Filed in Capitol Hill by on October 27, 2017 0 Comments
Tax Reform Clears a Key Hurdle

The House yesterday narrowly approved a budget measure by a 216-212 vote that would allow the advancement of a tax reform package, which is currently being crafted by Republican leaders.

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Joint Employer Bill Would Give Clarity, Certainty to Small Businesses

Joint Employer Bill Would Give Clarity, Certainty to Small Businesses

NAHB today urged Congress to pass the bipartisan Save Local Business Act, legislation that would boost housing affordability and provide small businesses certainty and predictability by clarifying under law what constitutes a joint employer.

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A Focus on Flood Insurance and Lumber

Filed in Capitol Hill by on August 4, 2017 1 Comment
A Focus on Flood Insurance and Lumber

With Congress in its August recess, members are encouraged to visit their lawmakers in their home districts and seek action on two issues – flood insurance and lumber.

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Senate Bill Would Cut Legal Immigration in Half

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on August 3, 2017 0 Comments
Senate Bill Would Cut Legal Immigration in Half

Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) yesterday introduced legislation endorsed by President Trump that would cut legal immigration levels in half over the next decade. The bill would reduce the annual distribution of green cards awarding permanent legal residence from 1 million just over 500,000.

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Senate Panel Approves $40.24 Billion HUD Budget for Fiscal 2018

Filed in Capitol Hill by on July 25, 2017 0 Comments
Senate Panel Approves $40.24 Billion HUD Budget for Fiscal 2018

The Senate-T-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee today approved $40.24 billion in appropriations for HUD for fiscal 2018, which starts Oct. 1. This is an increase of $1.4 billion above the current level.

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House Panel Set to Approve HUD Funding for Fiscal 2018

Filed in Capitol Hill by on July 11, 2017 0 Comments
House Panel Set to Approve HUD Funding for Fiscal 2018

The House T-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee is expected this evening to approve a spending bill for HUD for fiscal 2018, which starts Oct. 1, 2017.

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How You Can Support a Thriving Home Building Industry

Filed in Capitol Hill by on June 20, 2017 0 Comments
How You Can Support a Thriving Home Building Industry

Weren’t able to join us at the nation’s capital to lobby Congress for a strong and vibrant home building industry? You can still add your voice so that we are heard on Capitol Hill.

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NAHB’s Key Issues for the 2017 Legislative Conference

Filed in Capitol Hill by on June 7, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB’s Key Issues for the 2017 Legislative Conference

NAHB has developed videos and a brochure detailing key legislative and regulatory issues for the home building industry.

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