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Supreme Court Opinion Allows CFPB to Keep Operating; President Can Remove the Director

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Trends, Legal by on June 29, 2020 0 Comments
Supreme Court Opinion Allows CFPB to Keep Operating; President Can Remove the Director

In a ruling that will avoid disruptions to the nation’s mortgage and lending markets, the Supreme Court ruled today that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) can continue operating but the president has the authority to remove the director “at will.”

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Supreme Court Affirms DACA; Decision Upholds an NAHB-Supported Legal Precedent

Filed in Legal by on June 18, 2020 3 Comments
Supreme Court Affirms DACA; Decision Upholds an NAHB-Supported Legal Precedent

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the federal government’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy is subject to judicial review. This means that roughly 700,000 “Dreamers” (undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children and who grew up knowing America as their only home) can continue to reside and work legally in the United States.

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Supreme Court Decision a Win for Builders in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

Supreme Court Decision a Win for Builders in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund

In a victory for NAHB and home builders, the U.S. Supreme Court on April 3 rendered a 6-3 decision in County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund. The case concerns whether pollutants that enter groundwater — and then reach navigable waters — are regulated under the Clean Water Act.

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Supreme Court Ruling Reaffirms Power of Federal Regulators

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on June 26, 2019 0 Comments
Supreme Court Ruling Reaffirms Power of Federal Regulators

The U.S. Supreme Court today narrowly decided to uphold, with significant limits, a doctrine that has plagued the regulated community for years.

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Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Reducing Power of Federal Regulators

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on March 28, 2019 0 Comments
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Reducing Power of Federal Regulators

The Supreme Court earlier this week heard oral arguments in a case that has widespread implications for how courts handle challenges to all agency regulations. NAHB supported the petitioner with an amicus brief.

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NAHB Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

Filed in Legal by on January 31, 2019 2 Comments
NAHB Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case Challenging Power of Federal Regulators

NAHB has weighed in on a Supreme Court case that has widespread implications for how courts handle challenges to all agency regulations. The case, Kisor v. Wilkie, addresses the issue of whether courts should defer to an agency’s interpretation of its own regulations, known also as Auer deference.

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Supreme Court Ready to Hear 2 Important Cases

Filed in Land Development, Legal by on September 28, 2018 1 Comment
Supreme Court Ready to Hear 2 Important Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court starts a new term on Monday, Oct. 1 with two cases that home builders have been following closely.

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Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

Filed in Environmental, Housing Finance, Leadership, Legal by on July 11, 2018 18 Comments
Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

As legal pundits and news outlets pour over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s extensive judicial record to learn more about President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, members need only turn to the multiple NAHB court cases over which Kavanaugh has presided at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to get a fuller picture.

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NAHB Supports Trump Pick for Supreme Court

Filed in Legal by on July 9, 2018 3 Comments
NAHB Supports Trump Pick for Supreme Court

President Trump this evening announced his choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Following the announcement, NAHB Chairman Randy Noel issued a brief statement in support of the president’s nominee to the highest court in the land.

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SCOTUS Moves Forward with WOTUS Jurisdictional Case

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on April 3, 2017 2 Comments
SCOTUS Moves Forward with WOTUS Jurisdictional Case

The Supreme Court today refused to dismiss a case on whether a challenge to the waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule should first go through district courts or be brought straight to the court of appeals.

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