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Challenges We Faced in 2021: Building Materials Prices

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs by on December 27, 2021 1 Comment
Challenges We Faced in 2021: Building Materials Prices

The rising cost of building materials was one of the primary focus areas for NAHB in 2021 as the home-building industry struggled with the far-reaching impacts of skyrocketing prices.

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View Highlights from BUILD-PAC’s Leadership Reception

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View Highlights from BUILD-PAC’s Leadership Reception

NAHB hosted a lively Leadership Reception highlighting BUILD-PAC, its bipartisan political action committee, during the Fall Leadership Meetings in Houston.

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Florida HBAs Call Attention to Excessive Impact Fees

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Florida HBAs Call Attention to Excessive Impact Fees

The Gold Coast Builders Association and the Builders Association of South Florida were awarded funding from NAHB’s State and Local Issues Fund to help educate community members and leaders about the detrimental effects of excessive impact fees on housing affordability.

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HBA of Georgia Secures Emergency Relief from 2020 Electrical Code

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HBA of Georgia Secures Emergency Relief from 2020 Electrical Code

Another state has taken emergency action on the 2020 National Electrical Code over issues with HVAC units and required GFCI breakers.

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NAHB Boosts Multiple HBA Advocacy Efforts Through Fund

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NAHB Boosts Multiple HBA Advocacy Efforts Through Fund

NAHB awarded eight HBAs with financial assistance through the State and Local Fund (SLIF) to help with advocacy efforts on issues affecting housing affordability.

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Housing Industry Shines Spotlight on Homeownership Month in June

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Housing Industry Shines Spotlight on Homeownership Month in June

Each year, the housing industry celebrates homeownership month in June as an opportunity to remind consumers about the importance of home in our lives. NAHB has a toolkit available for HBAs and members to help promote the value of homeownership.

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Thanks to the Federation for Bringing Housing Home

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Thanks to the Federation for Bringing Housing Home

From coast to coast, members of our Federation stepped up last week to bring housing issues to the forefront during Bringing Housing Home®, NAHB’s 2021 in-district Legislative Conference.

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South Dakota HBA Successfully Advocates for Housing Affordability

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South Dakota HBA Successfully Advocates for Housing Affordability

The South Dakota Home Builders Association advocated for a bill that requires certain proposed rules to include a housing cost impact statement. The bill was recently signed into law by Gov. Kristi Noem.

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Podcast: Emerging Legislation That Could Impact Housing

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Podcast: Emerging Legislation That Could Impact Housing

On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss some of the legislation that Congress is likely to consider this session, including the full Low Income Housing Tax Credit bill that NAHB has championed, the fate of the filibuster, immigration and a possible expansion of the Supreme Court.

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Bringing Housing Home: Rising Lumber Prices Tops the Agenda

Bringing Housing Home: Rising Lumber Prices Tops the Agenda

Bringing Housing Home®, the premier grassroots event of the year, will take place during the week of May 3. Every NAHB member is encouraged to meet with U.S. representatives and senators in their home districts.

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