Disaster Response

CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through March 31

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CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through March 31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced it is extending the current order temporarily halting residential evictions until at least March 31, 2021. 

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Small Business Administration and Treasury Release Updated Loan Forgiveness Guidance

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on January 20, 2021 3 Comments
Small Business Administration and Treasury Release Updated Loan Forgiveness Guidance

The Small Business Administration (SBA) and U.S. Treasury Department last night released loan forgiveness guidance and forms incorporating changes made by the recently enacted COVID relief legislation, including the much anticipated one-page application for borrowers that received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan of $150,000 or less.

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Biden Proposes $1.9 Trillion Economic Rescue Package

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Biden Proposes $1.9 Trillion Economic Rescue Package

President-elect Joe Biden tonight proposed a $1.9 trillion economic rescue package in response to the devastating health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Get Answers to Your PPP Questions

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on January 13, 2021 2 Comments
Get Answers to Your PPP Questions

The expanded Paycheck Protection Program reopened this week and interested businesses are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. NAHB has updated its FAQs about the program to help you get started.

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PPP Rules Updated as New Loans Begin on Jan. 11

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PPP Rules Updated as New Loans Begin on Jan. 11

The Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury Department have released new regulations on the expanded Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as amended through the $900 billion coronavirus relief package that was enacted into law at the end of December.

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Attend Exclusive Member Webinars on the COVID-19 Relief Package

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Attend Exclusive Member Webinars on the COVID-19 Relief Package

NAHB is hosting a series of webinars this week to update members and HBAs on the key housing provisions of the COVID-19 relief package signed into law last month, including improvements to the Paycheck Protection Program and rental assistance for struggling renters and landlords.

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Top Posts of 2020

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on December 31, 2020 0 Comments
Top Posts of 2020

As we reflect on the busy year for both news and home building, it’s not surprising that our most popular posts covered the two biggest industry issues of the year: the coronavirus and lumber prices.

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As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on December 31, 2020 5 Comments
As Cases Surge, NAHB Calls for Another COVID-19 Safety Stand Down

After the success of the first COVID-19 stand down in April, NAHB and its construction industry partners are facilitating a second round of pandemic-specific safety training in the wake of the national post-holiday surge in infections.

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Podcast: Major Wins for Housing in COVID Relief Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Membership by on December 22, 2020 1 Comment
Podcast: Major Wins for Housing in COVID Relief Package

On the last episode of Housing Developments before the holidays, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss how the latest round of COVID relief will help NAHB members.

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FEMA Study Shows Resilience Value of Building Codes but Understates Cost Impact

FEMA Study Shows Resilience Value of Building Codes but Understates Cost Impact

A new study by FEMA argues for adopting the latest editions of building codes without amendment to provisions relating to resilience – protection from earthquakes, floods and wind – but discounts the costs associated with building to newer codes.

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