Tag: White House

A High-Level Meeting of the Minds

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on May 23, 2018 7 Comments
A High-Level Meeting of the Minds

If the clout of a Washington trade association is measured by its access to high-level policymakers, than the members of NAHB have nothing to be worried about.

The 2018 NAHB Spring Executive Board Meeting took place in Washington this week and there was plenty on the agenda.

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Cutting Red Tape: The Work Continues

Cutting Red Tape: The Work Continues

The first year of Donald Trump’s presidency saw major progress on efforts to diminish the effects of excessive regulation on American industry, but many regulatory challenges remain.

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NAHB Supports White House Efforts to Reduce Regulatory Burdens

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Leadership by on October 3, 2017 2 Comments
NAHB Supports White House Efforts to Reduce Regulatory Burdens

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard joined Administration and industry leaders at a White House event Monday, highlighting the need to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses and the economy.

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White House Releases Housing Development Toolkit

The White House on Monday released a Housing Development Toolkit that  highlights regulatory barriers to housing development and outlines tools and strategies that local governments can use to diminish the impact these barriers have on housing production and affordability. The President’s FY2017 HUD budget includes a $300 million proposal for Local Housing Policy Grants to help […]

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White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

Within the last seven months, the number of commercial drone operators authorized by the FAA has quintupled. While new regulations today from the White House focus primarily on the hobby market, public intrigue grows in anticipation of more long-term regulations for the use of commercial drones.

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White House Opens New Avenues for Environmental Review in Decision Making

White House Opens New Avenues for Environmental Review in Decision Making

The White House wants federal agencies to start accounting for the benefits provided by nature to economic and social well-being when considering new regulations and how they should be enforced.

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NAHB Responds to White House on Higher Flood Risk Standards

NAHB Responds to White House on Higher Flood Risk Standards

The Obama Administration on Jan. 30 issued an executive order establishing a federal flood risk management standard that calls for federal agencies to use the “best available and actionable science to improve the nation’s preparedness and resilience against flooding.”

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