Disaster Response

CDC Hosting Free Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Tomorrow for NAHB Members

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CDC Hosting Free Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Tomorrow for NAHB Members

The CDC is hosting a free webinar for NAHB members on Wednesday, April 21 at 2 p.m. ET, to address the importance of the COVID-19 vaccines in the construction industry.

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NAHB to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction April 19-23

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NAHB to Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction April 19-23

NAHB and construction industry partners are organizing the COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, April 19-23, to encourage construction professionals to do their part to help the country end the pandemic and return to normal.

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SBA Increases Loan Limits for COVID-19 EIDL Program

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SBA Increases Loan Limits for COVID-19 EIDL Program

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced a policy change to help businesses weather the financial hardship brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic by significantly increasing loan limits up to 24 months of economic injury with a maximum loan amount of $500,000.

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CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through June 30; Order Should Not Apply to NAHB Members

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on March 29, 2021 2 Comments
CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through June 30; Order Should Not Apply to NAHB Members

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today modified and extended its eviction moratorium order until June 30, 2021.  Due to a previous court ruling in which NAHB took part, this order should not apply to NAHB members, though non-members will need to comply with the CDC order. However, all parties – NAHB members and non-members – must still comply with any state or local eviction moratoriums that remain in effect.

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Congress Extends PPP Application Deadline to May 31

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on March 25, 2021 1 Comment
Congress Extends PPP Application Deadline to May 31

With a March 31 deadline looming, the Senate voted 92-7 today to approve the PPP Extension Act. The legislation will extend the filing deadline for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications by 60 days and provide an additional 30 days for the U.S. Small Business Administration to finish processing applications received by the new May 31 deadline.

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How Has COVID Impacted Home Buyer Preferences?

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics, IBS, Trends by on March 19, 2021 0 Comments
How Has COVID Impacted Home Buyer Preferences?

NAHB’s latest edition of What Home Buyers Really Want examines home buyer preferences across the industry, including the impact that COVID-19 may have on the types of features, size and location of homes that buyers are seeking.

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Market-Driven Solutions Will Keep Homes Resilient and Affordable

Market-Driven Solutions Will Keep Homes Resilient and Affordable

NAHB today urged Congress to factor in housing affordability when seeking solutions to build more resilient communities that can withstand and recover from natural disasters.

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House Extends PPP Application Deadline to May 31

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on March 17, 2021 0 Comments
House Extends PPP Application Deadline to May 31

The House on March 16 approved the PPP Extension Act, which extends the filing deadline for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications by 60 days and provides an additional 30 days for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to finish processing applications received by the new May 31 deadline.

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Treasury Releases New Guidance on Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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Treasury Releases New Guidance on Emergency Rental Assistance Program

On March 16, the Treasury Department released its second update to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), which provides funding to state and local governments to assist tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with rental assistance and utility payments. Plus, register for an NAHB webinar on March 24 that helps explain everything you should know about the program.

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Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Into Law

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on March 10, 2021 2 Comments
Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Into Law

President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package into law on March 11.

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