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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

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on June 30, 2021 3 Comments
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

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on May 10, 2021 1 Comment
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 HomeĀ®, NAHB’s 2021 in-district Legislative Conference.

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South Dakota HBA Successfully Advocates for Housing Affordability

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Membership by on May 4, 2021 0 Comments
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 HomeĀ®, 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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Podcast: Congress is Back in Town

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Podcast: Congress is Back in Town

On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss policy changes on the horizon with Congress back in session.

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NAHB Wins Legal Decision on Eviction Moratorium Case

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NAHB Wins Legal Decision on Eviction Moratorium Case

On March 10, NAHB won a key legal decision when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio ruled that by issuing a nationwide eviction moratorium the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC) exceeded the authority Congress had granted it.

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NAHB Fund Helps HBAs Advocate for Housing Affordability

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on February 26, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Fund Helps HBAs Advocate for Housing Affordability

Four HBAs were recently selected to receive financial assistance to overcome local housing affordability challenges.

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