Disaster Response

FHFA Extends COVID-19 Multifamily Forbearance Indefinitely

Filed in Disaster Response, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on September 24, 2021 0 Comments
FHFA Extends COVID-19 Multifamily Forbearance Indefinitely

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will continue to offer COVID-19 forbearance to qualifying multifamily property owners as needed, subject to the continued tenant protections FHFA has imposed during the pandemic.

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What the Biden Vaccine Mandate Means for Home Builders

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 14, 2021 12 Comments
What the Biden Vaccine Mandate Means for Home Builders

The new vaccine mandate from the Biden administration will be enforced through a new emergency temporary standard (ETS) from OSHA in the coming weeks.

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Community Planning in a Post-COVID World

Filed in Design, Disaster Response by on September 10, 2021 0 Comments
Community Planning in a Post-COVID World

What will residential communities look like after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides? Although sweeping changes aren’t likely, here’s what architects, planners and developers believe we’ll see.

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Use New NAHB Jobsite Video Resources During National Preparedness Month

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 8, 2021 0 Comments
Use New NAHB Jobsite Video Resources During National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, focusing on preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. NAHB has two new videos to help.

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How to Help Hurricane Ida Relief and Recovery Efforts

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on September 1, 2021 0 Comments
How to Help Hurricane Ida Relief and Recovery Efforts

NAHB is working closely with HBAs in the region to meet the needs of members who are affected by storms and to provide resources to help them rebuild.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on August 27, 2021 0 Comments
Supreme Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 6-3 decision last night that said it was unlawful for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to unilaterally extend its eviction moratorium through Oct. 3, 2021.

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NAHB Opposes New CDC Eviction Moratorium; DOJ Affirms NAHB Members are Exempt

Filed in Disaster Response, Multifamily by on August 3, 2021 4 Comments
NAHB Opposes New CDC Eviction Moratorium; DOJ Affirms NAHB Members are Exempt

The Centers for Disease Control today announced a new eviction moratorium targeted for U.S. counties “experiencing substantial and high levels of community transmission levels” of COVID-19. NAHB opposes the new order and instead encourages states and localities to disperse the billions of dollars in federal funds still available to provide relief to renters.

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Small Business Administration Streamlines Forgiveness Process for PPP Loans

Filed in Disaster Response by on July 29, 2021 10 Comments
Small Business Administration Streamlines Forgiveness Process for PPP Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is launching a streamlined application portal on Aug. 4 to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $150,000 or less to apply for loan forgiveness directly through the SBA instead of going through their participating lender.

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FHFA Announces Multifamily Tenant Protections

Filed in Disaster Response, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on July 28, 2021 4 Comments
FHFA Announces Multifamily Tenant Protections

The Federal Housing Finance Agency today announced that tenants of multifamily properties with mortgages backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac who are subject to eviction for nonpayment of rent must be given 30 days’ notice to vacate before the tenant can be required to leave the unit.

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Hurricane Season: Getting Ahead of the Storm

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety, Sponsored Content by on July 26, 2021 0 Comments
Hurricane Season: Getting Ahead of the Storm

Hurricane season officially began June 1, but it’s never too late to start job-site preparations. Use this guide to protect your workers and jobsites.

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