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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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