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New Leg Con Resources Make it Easy to Get Involved

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More than 650 members have already registered for NAHB’s 2017 Legislative Conference on June 14, and we’ve created some new resources to help ensure your congressional delegation meetings are a success.

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House Panel Approves Bill to Ease Tight Credit Conditions

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House Panel Approves Bill to Ease Tight Credit Conditions

The legislation includes provisions to address challenging credit conditions that home builders and home buyers continue to experience as a result of an overzealous regulatory response to the recent financial crisis.

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House Passes GOP Health Care Bill

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House Passes GOP Health Care Bill

The House today approved legislation designed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also commonly known as Obamacare. The Republican measure to revamp the nation’s health care system received no Democratic support. NAHB commended the House for passing H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017.

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Lawmakers Agree on Spending Package Through Sept. 30

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Lawmakers Agree on Spending Package Through Sept. 30

Congress has agreed to a massive spending bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2017.

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Attention Regulators: Listen to Small Businesses

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Attention Regulators: Listen to Small Businesses

NAHB today called on Congress to work with federal regulators to fix the regulatory rulemaking process by ensuring that effects on small businesses are a primary focus for existing and future regulations.

Testifying before the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, NAHB First Vice Chairman Randy Noel told lawmakers that builders must navigate an ever-increasing tangle of regulations.

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House Bill Would Boost Effectiveness of Low Income Housing Tax Credit

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House Bill Would Boost Effectiveness of Low Income Housing Tax Credit

House Ways and Means Committee members Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and Richard Neal (D-Mass.) today introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, legislation that contains a number of changes to enhance the effectiveness of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).

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Mark Your Calendar for the 2017 NAHB Legislative Conference

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Mark Your Calendar for the 2017 NAHB Legislative Conference

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.

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Leaders in Congress Urged to Adopt Strong Housing Agenda

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Leaders in Congress Urged to Adopt Strong Housing Agenda

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.

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House Votes to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Clarification Rule

House Votes to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Clarification Rule

In a victory for home builders and other members of the small business community, the House on March 1 approved H.J. Res. 83, legislation that would overturn the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recordkeeping rule known as the Volks rule.

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NAHB Congratulates Donald Trump on Becoming the Nation’s 45th President

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on January 20, 2017 2 Comments

NAHB congratulated Donald Trump today after he was sworn as the 45th President of the United States of America.

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