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NAHB Leaders Hold Productive Talks with Lawmakers on Tax Reform

Filed in Capitol Hill by on December 6, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Leaders Hold Productive Talks with Lawmakers on Tax Reform

NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald and CEO Jerry Howard met with key members of Congress today to push for the association’s housing priorities as the tax reform process moves to a House-Senate conference committee. The meetings were productive and NAHB remains optimistic about the key housing elements we are seeking in the final conference report.

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A Final Push on Tax Reform

Filed in Capitol Hill by on December 6, 2017 4 Comments
A Final Push on Tax Reform

As House and Senate conferees work to produce a final tax overhaul package, NAHB is urging congressional leadership to produce a conference report that provides the best outcome for home owners, renters and the small business community. We need you to join the fight.

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Senate Approves Tax Reform Bill

Filed in Capitol Hill by on December 2, 2017 24 Comments
Senate Approves Tax Reform Bill

Senate Republicans this morning narrowly approved legislation to revamp the nation’s tax code. While NAHB opposes the House-passed tax reform package, the Senate bill represents a step in the right direction.

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Tax Reform Advances on Capitol Hill

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 17, 2017 5 Comments
Tax Reform Advances on Capitol Hill

The House on Nov. 16 passed The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, tax reform legislation opposed by NAHB because of its detrimental effects to the housing market and middle-class families. Late that evening, the Senate Finance Committee advanced its version of tax reform legislation that NAHB believes is better for the housing sector. However, like the House bill, the Senate tax plan fails to provide a meaningful incentive for homeownership for the middle class.

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NAHB Leaders Press Case for Housing as Congress Tackles Tax Reform

Filed in Capitol Hill, Homeownership, Leadership by on November 17, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Leaders Press Case for Housing as Congress Tackles Tax Reform

Fifty leaders from across the NAHB Federation met with more than 150 Senators and Congressional representatives this week as your association continued to press the case for affordable housing and middle-class homeownership incentives in tax reform legislation being considered by both houses.

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House Bill ‘Hurts the Middle Class,’ NAHB Says

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on November 16, 2017 0 Comments
House Bill ‘Hurts the Middle Class,’ NAHB Says

The just-passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act “is a bad deal for hard-working American families,” said NAHB chairman Granger MacDonald in a press statement issued today after the House of Representatives, in a 227-205 vote, passed its version of tax reform.

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Builders Fly to Washington to Push for Homeownership Tax Credit

Filed in Capitol Hill, Homeownership by on November 14, 2017 3 Comments
Builders Fly to Washington to Push for Homeownership Tax Credit

More than 50 builders from across the nation are traveling to Washington this week to hold meetings with key House and Senate Republican leaders and urge them to include a homeownership tax credit in tax reform legislation pending in both chambers of Congress.

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Senate Tax Reform Bill a Better Starting Point

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 10, 2017 5 Comments
Senate Tax Reform Bill a Better Starting Point

While NAHB still opposes the current House tax reform legislation, the Senate bill released last night represents a step forward. Unlike the House bill, the Senate package provides meaningful tax relief for small businesses and keeps the complete Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program in place. However, NAHB believes that both the House and Senate bills fall short in maintaining an effective homeownership tax incentive.

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Senate Tax Reform Bill: Better for Affordable Housing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on November 10, 2017 0 Comments
Senate Tax Reform Bill: Better for Affordable Housing

The Senate tax reform legislation represents a much better deal for multifamily developers and members of the affordable housing community.

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Tax Reform Plan: No Incentive for Homeownership

Filed in Homeownership by on November 3, 2017 3 Comments

NAHB believes this proposed tax reform plan will ultimately harm home values, act as a tax on middle-class home owners and discourage younger, first-time home buyers from entering the market.

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