Tag: Congress

Commerce Secretary Pledges to Make Lumber a Priority

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs by on May 7, 2021 3 Comments
Commerce Secretary Pledges to Make Lumber a Priority

NAHB’s grassroots efforts urging the Biden administration and Congress to address the growing problem of rising lumber and material prices along with supply shortages is showing results. Responding to a request by Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.) to make rising lumber prices and production issues a priority during a May 6 House Appropriations subcommittee hearing, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo responded, “I promise you I will.”

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NAHB Continues to Engage the Administration, Congress on Lumber

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Material Costs by on April 30, 2021 2 Comments
NAHB Continues to Engage the Administration, Congress on Lumber

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and senior NAHB staff on April 29 held a productive virtual meeting with White House staff from the Domestic Policy Council, National Economic Council and the Office of the Vice President.

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Podcast: Congress is Back in Town

Filed in Advocacy, Material Costs by on April 13, 2021 1 Comment
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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Podcast: How the Future of the GOP will Impact Business

Filed in Advocacy by on March 3, 2021 0 Comments
Podcast: How the Future of the GOP will Impact Business

On the latest episode of Housing Developments, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss how the evolution of the Republican party will impact how legislative business gets done, which will likely impact the business of NAHB members.

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Exclusive BUILD-PAC Webinar on the New Administration and Congress

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on November 30, 2020 0 Comments
Exclusive BUILD-PAC Webinar on the New Administration and Congress

NAHB’s CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin will discuss how the new congressional landscape will impact the home building industry on Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. ET.

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What the Election Results Mean for Housing

Filed in Advocacy by on November 4, 2020 14 Comments
What the Election Results Mean for Housing

A sitting president who evoked strong passions at both ends of the political spectrum. A persistent virus. A recovering but sluggish economy. Motivated political bases. Record voter turnout. Consistent, durable leads in nationwide and swing-state polls for Joe Biden that proved to be, once again, inaccurate. All these factors culminated in a long election night and a presidential race that went into overtime until it was finally called for Biden four days after the polls closed.

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NAHB Pushes Housing Priorities in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Multifamily by on July 20, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB Pushes Housing Priorities in Next Coronavirus Relief Package

As Congress begins work on its next coronavirus relief package, NAHB is urging lawmakers to include several provisions in the legislation that will provide relief to American home owners and renters, along with small and medium-sized residential construction businesses and multifamily owners and developers.

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Affordability Tops the Agenda in the Year Ahead

Filed in Advocacy by on January 3, 2019 4 Comments
Affordability Tops the Agenda in the Year Ahead

Addressing housing affordability concerns will be a top issue for NAHB in 2019 and we will be working with Congress and the administration to achieve this goal.

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New Leg Con Resources Make it Easy to Get Involved

Filed in Advocacy by on May 18, 2017 0 Comments

More than 650 members have already registered for NAHB’s 2017 Legislative Conference on June 14, and we’ve created some new resources to help ensure your congressional delegation meetings are a success.

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Congress Approves 1-Week Extension to Fund the Government

Filed in Advocacy by on April 28, 2017 1 Comment
Congress Approves 1-Week Extension to Fund the Government

With a midnight deadline approaching before a federal government shutdown, Congress today approved a continuing resolution to keep the government open for one more week until May 5.

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