Disaster Response

NAHB Files Petition for Review on OSHA Vaccine and Testing Standard

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Legal by on November 15, 2021 4 Comments
NAHB Files Petition for Review on OSHA Vaccine and Testing Standard

The petition in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit asks the court to examine OSHA’s rule requiring companies with more than 100 employees to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations or weekly testing.

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NAHB Publishes Guidance for Members on OSHA Vaccination and Testing Rule

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on November 12, 2021 3 Comments
NAHB Publishes Guidance for Members on OSHA Vaccination and Testing Rule

The new mandates are being fought in court, but some provisions go into effect Dec. 6, and OSHA inspectors could issue violations beginning then.

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NAHB Shares Concerns About Vaccine Mandates with Rulemaking Officials

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on October 27, 2021 10 Comments
NAHB Shares Concerns About Vaccine Mandates with Rulemaking Officials

NAHB staff last week shared their concerns with officials in two separate calls about an impending rule from OSHA that would force large companies to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations.

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New Offsite Construction Resource for BSC Members

New Offsite Construction Resource for BSC Members

To help builders interested in adopting building systems as part of their business model, NAHB has made available a “Homebuilders Guide to Offsite Construction” to provide an overview of the offsite construction industry and the various building systems.

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ALL NAHB Members Who Have Received a PPP Loan Can Have Their Loan Forgiven

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Legal, Membership by on October 5, 2021 4 Comments
ALL NAHB Members Who Have Received a PPP Loan Can Have Their Loan Forgiven

It may sound too good to be true, but it isn’t: Thanks to NAHB’s recent legal victory, every NAHB member who has received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan can have their loan forgiven.

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NAHB Legal Win Means All PPP Loans to Members Can be Forgiven

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Membership by on September 30, 2021 4 Comments
NAHB Legal Win Means All PPP Loans to Members Can be Forgiven

In a case brought by NAHB and Michigan builders, a federal court ruled that all NAHB members who received PPP loans can have their loans forgiven regardless of SBA eligibility rules.

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FHFA Extends COVID-19 Multifamily Forbearance Indefinitely

Filed in Disaster Response, Housing Finance, Multifamily by on September 24, 2021 1 Comment
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 13 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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