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NAHB-Commissioned Study Finds Reduced Rent Control Means More Housing

Filed in Advocacy, Multifamily by on October 23, 2020 3 Comments
NAHB-Commissioned Study Finds Reduced Rent Control Means More Housing

A recently completed study from NAHB found that — even after accounting for employment growth, density, rent growth and local place-specific factors — the supply of housing grew faster when rent-control restrictions were loosened in California’s rent-controlled cities.

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New Podcast: NAHB Meets with All the President’s Men

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on October 2, 2020 0 Comments
New Podcast: NAHB Meets with All the President’s Men

On this week’s episode of Housing Developments, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss a very busy week of meeting with Administration officials on a variety of topics, including the lumber issue and affordable housing development.

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NAHB State and Local Issues Fund Now Accepting Applications

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on August 27, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB State and Local Issues Fund Now Accepting Applications

State and local HBAs are encouraged to apply for financial assistance to support advocacy efforts on issues affecting the affordability of homeownership.

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NAHB Working to Minimize COVID-19’s Impact on Rental Market

NAHB Working to Minimize COVID-19’s Impact on Rental Market

As the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, NAHB is leading the charge in calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to the nation’s renters and housing providers. Emergency rental assistance will keep tenants in their homes and ensure the financial viability and stability of the rental housing industry.

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NAHB Committees, Councils Strengthen BUILD-PAC’s Coffers for November Elections

Filed in Advocacy, Committees and Councils, Membership by on July 1, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Committees, Councils Strengthen BUILD-PAC’s Coffers for November Elections

Throughout the week of NAHB’s Spring Leadership Virtual Meetings, council and committee chairs reached out to their members to share the importance of investing in their businesses through BUILD-PAC. By the end of the week, 10 NAHB committees and council Board of Trustees achieved 100% participation in BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s bipartisan political arm that helps elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office.

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2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Set for June 22-24

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2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Set for June 22-24

With the housing industry and economy facing unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Legislative Conference takes on added importance as it moves from in-person meetings to a special three-day virtual event running from June 22-24.

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State Statutes Provide Insight on Obtaining Permit Extensions

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State Statutes Provide Insight on Obtaining Permit Extensions

Builders across the country are concerned about existing permits expiring before projects are finished. NAHB members can reference existing state statues to help navigate the permit extension process.

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NAHB Urges Congress to Support Affordable Housing, LIHTC in Next Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Multifamily by on May 7, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB Urges Congress to Support Affordable Housing, LIHTC in Next Package

NAHB, as part of the A Call To Invest in Our Neighborhoods (ACTION) Coalition, sent to congressional leaders a letter urging them to stabilize the affordable housing system by including provisions to support the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and mitigate the damage to affordable housing production that is already occurring as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

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How to Help Builders Stay on the Job

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How to Help Builders Stay on the Job

NAHB is committed to ensuring members continue to operate their businesses throughout the coronavirus pandemic as certain states and local municipalities explore “remain in place” orders. Learn more about the advocacy and business resources available to impacted jurisdictions on nahb.org.

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Industry Leaders to Share Insights on Barriers to Homeownership

Filed in Housing Affordability by on February 14, 2020 0 Comments
Industry Leaders to Share Insights on Barriers to Homeownership

NAHB’s Election 2020 series with The Hill continues in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 8:30 a.m. Tune in to the event’s livestream, which will be available through The Hill’s “Building the Dream: Charlotte” webpage, to watch as state and local government officials, industry leaders and community partners share their insights on the challenges of housing affordability.

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