Sens. Shaheen, Moran Send Strong Message to Commerce Secretary Opposing Lumber Tariffs

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs by on December 1, 2021 0 Comments
Sens. Shaheen, Moran Send Strong Message to Commerce Secretary Opposing Lumber Tariffs

Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), the chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, recently sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo opposing the Commerce action to double tariffs on Canadian lumber shipments into the U.S. from 9% to 18%.

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FHA Increases Loan Limits for 2022

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FHA Increases Loan Limits for 2022

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced its loan limits for 2022. The nationwide rise in median home prices indicates most buyers across the country will see increases.

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Don’t Miss These NAHB Webinars in December

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Don’t Miss These NAHB Webinars in December

NAHB Education is closing out 2021 with several insightful webinars in December that are free for all NAHB council members.

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FHFA Boosts Conforming Loan Limits for 2022

Filed in Housing Finance by on November 30, 2021 2 Comments
FHFA Boosts Conforming Loan Limits for 2022

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the maximum baseline conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2022 will rise to $647,200 — an increase of $98,950 from $548,250 in 2021.

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Podcast: DCCC Executive Director Discusses Redistricting, Elections and Infrastructure

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Podcast: DCCC Executive Director Discusses Redistricting, Elections and Infrastructure

On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin sit down with the executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Tim Persico, to discuss a wide range of topics.

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Advertising Guidelines for Age-Restricted Communities Under the FHA

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Advertising Guidelines for Age-Restricted Communities Under the FHA

A recent 55+ Housing Industry Council Shop Talk discussion focused on how the familial status protected class and the HOPA exemption affect advertising for age-restricted communities following a 2019 case against Facebook regarding its targeting practices.

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Last Chance to Apply for 2022 Best of IBS Awards

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Last Chance to Apply for 2022 Best of IBS Awards

This Friday, Dec. 3, is the last chance to apply for an opportunity to be showcased on stage at the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) — the premier residential construction industry event.

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9 Factors to Consider When Choosing Construction Management Software

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9 Factors to Consider When Choosing Construction Management Software

If you’re a custom home builder or remodeler, construction management software is necessary to help you save time, win more work and maximize profits. Here are nine factors to consider when searching for the right construction management software solution or assessing your current one.

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The House That SHE Built Sold in Utah

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The House That SHE Built Sold in Utah

The House That SHE Built, a new home in Saratoga Springs, Utah designed and built by an all-female crew, recently sold. Much of the proceeds from the sale will be going to advance efforts to get more women in construction, thanks to the work of many volunteers and sponsors.

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HBAs Rally Support for Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida

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HBAs Rally Support for Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida

In the days and weeks since Hurricane Ida devastated thousands of homes and businesses across the southeastern United States, home builders associations in Louisiana have banded together to support communities and members severely impacted by the storm.

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