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NAHB Continues to Keep Workers Safe and On the Job Site During the Pandemic

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on November 20, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Continues to Keep Workers Safe and On the Job Site During the Pandemic

From the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, NAHB has been working to keep America’s home builders and trades partners safe and on the job. That effort is now being redoubled as the country faces a worrying spike in cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the virus.

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NAHB Seeks Quick Resumption of Coronavirus Stimulus Talks

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NAHB Seeks Quick Resumption of Coronavirus Stimulus Talks

President Trump announced today that he is calling off coronavirus stimulus negotiations with Democrats until after the November election. NAHB is urging the White House and Democrats to put politics aside and move quickly to resume talks that will result in a relief package that will help American home owners, renters and small businesses.

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Beware of Scams Related to Economic Stimulus Programs

Filed in Business Management, Disaster Response by on September 9, 2020 0 Comments
Beware of Scams Related to Economic Stimulus Programs

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Inspector General is warning small businesses about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the SBA in response to COVID-19.

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Updated Job Site Coronavirus Guidance Includes New Advice for Face Coverings, Visitors

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 3, 2020 1 Comment
Updated Job Site Coronavirus Guidance Includes New Advice for Face Coverings, Visitors

The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) published important updates to its guidance for construction employers, employees and contractors on coronavirus exposure prevention, preparedness and response.

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Trump Signs 4 Executive Actions on Coronavirus Relief

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on August 9, 2020 6 Comments
Trump Signs 4 Executive Actions on Coronavirus Relief

With talks stalled between Democrats and Republicans on a new coronavirus economic relief package, President Trump on Aug. 8 acted unilaterally by signing four executive actions.

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Several States Pass Laws Regarding COVID-19 Liability Immunity

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Legal by on July 29, 2020 6 Comments
Several States Pass Laws Regarding COVID-19 Liability Immunity

Ten states have passed legislation, or have had their governor sign executive orders, granting businesses immunity from civil liability for COVID-19 related lawsuits.

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Employer-Focused Tax Changes in Senate Coronavirus Relief Bill

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on July 28, 2020 0 Comments
Employer-Focused Tax Changes in Senate Coronavirus Relief Bill

The Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection, and Schools (HEALS) Act introduced in the Senate yesterday includes four notable tax provisions, including substantial modifications to the existing Employee Retention Tax Credit.

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Senate Relief Package Would Allow Many HBAs to Access PPP Loans

Filed in Advocacy by on July 28, 2020 3 Comments
Senate Relief Package Would Allow Many HBAs to Access PPP Loans

Senate Republicans and the White House released a new $1 trillion coronavirus relief package Monday that includes key provisions for which NAHB has advocated. NAHB continues to urge lawmakers to include its housing priorities in the final package.

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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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IRS Instructs Employers on Reporting COVID Medical & Sick Leave Wages

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor by on July 9, 2020 0 Comments
IRS Instructs Employers on Reporting COVID Medical & Sick Leave Wages

The Internal Revenue Service has released Notice 2020-54, which requires employers to report the amount of qualified sick and family leave wages paid to employees under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act. 

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