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NAHB Sends White House Policy Proposals to Boost Housing and the Economy

NAHB Sends White House Policy Proposals to Boost Housing and the Economy

NAHB recently sent the White House a list of policy recommendations designed to help the residential construction industry to survive the COVID-19 economic disruption and be a force that leads the economy out of recession.

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Trump Proclamation Halts Immigration for 60 Days – With Some Exceptions

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor by on April 23, 2020 0 Comments
Trump Proclamation Halts Immigration for 60 Days – With Some Exceptions

President Trump has signed a proclamation that halts immigrants from entering the U.S. for the next 60 days. However, the measure includes broad exceptions and will not effect the entry of those on temporary or non-immigrant visas, such as agriculture workers and H-2B guest workers. It also exempts EB-5 investor visas from the suspension.

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Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on July 25, 2019 1 Comment
Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde and four workers in the construction trades attended today’s White House event commemorating the first anniversary of President Trump’s executive order that established the National Council for the American Worker.

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NAHB Commends Trump Memorandum on Housing Finance Reform

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance by on March 27, 2019 2 Comments
NAHB Commends Trump Memorandum on Housing Finance Reform

NAHB today commended President Trump for putting housing finance reform at the top of the national agenda and signing a memorandum directing relevant agencies to develop a plan that will help more Americans achieve the dream of homeownership.

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Government Shutdown is Affecting Housing

Filed in Advocacy by on January 9, 2019 4 Comments
Government Shutdown is Affecting Housing

A long-term shutdown, lasting several weeks or a month or more, could have significant impacts on mortgage accessibility and reduce housing demand.

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NAHB Lauds Trump Executive Order on Retirement Security

Filed in Labor, Legal by on August 31, 2018 3 Comments
NAHB Lauds Trump Executive Order on Retirement Security

President Trump today signed an executive order called “Strengthening Retirement Security in America” that is designed to expand access to workplace retirement savings plans for American workers. NAHB CEO Jerry Howard attended the signing ceremony and commended the White House for the initiative.

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NAHB, HBI Pledge to Train 50,000 Workers Over Next 5 Years

Filed in Workforce Development by on July 19, 2018 6 Comments
NAHB, HBI Pledge to Train 50,000 Workers Over Next 5 Years

Attending a White House event on workforce development, NAHB Chairman Randy Noel pledged that NAHB will work with HBI to educate and train 50,000 new workers over the next five years for a career in the construction trades.

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Trump: ‘America is a Nation of Builders’

Filed in Advocacy by on January 31, 2018 6 Comments
Trump: ‘America is a Nation of Builders’

President Trump declared that “America is a nation of builders” in his State of the Union address last night and the nation’s home builders wholeheartedly agree.

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