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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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Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on July 25, 2019 1 Comment
Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde and four workers in the construction trades attended today’s White House event commemorating the first anniversary of President Trump’s executive order that established the National Council for the American Worker.

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A High-Level Meeting of the Minds

Filed in Advocacy by on May 23, 2018 7 Comments
A High-Level Meeting of the Minds

If the clout of a Washington trade association is measured by its access to high-level policymakers, than the members of NAHB have nothing to be worried about.

The 2018 NAHB Spring Executive Board Meeting took place in Washington this week and there was plenty on the agenda.

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Cutting Red Tape: The Work Continues

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment by on January 31, 2018 0 Comments
Cutting Red Tape: The Work Continues

The first year of Donald Trump’s presidency saw major progress on efforts to diminish the effects of excessive regulation on American industry, but many regulatory challenges remain.

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NAHB Supports White House Efforts to Reduce Regulatory Burdens

Filed in Codes and Standards by on October 3, 2017 2 Comments
NAHB Supports White House Efforts to Reduce Regulatory Burdens

NAHB CEO Jerry Howard joined Administration and industry leaders at a White House event Monday, highlighting the need to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses and the economy.

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White House Releases Housing Development Toolkit

Filed in Advocacy, Land Development by on September 27, 2016 5 Comments

The White House on Monday released a Housing Development Toolkit that  highlights regulatory barriers to housing development and outlines tools and strategies that local governments can use to diminish the impact these barriers have on housing production and affordability. The President’s FY2017 HUD budget includes a $300 million proposal for Local Housing Policy Grants to help […]

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White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

Within the last seven months, the number of commercial drone operators authorized by the FAA has quintupled. While new regulations today from the White House focus primarily on the hobby market, public intrigue grows in anticipation of more long-term regulations for the use of commercial drones.

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White House Opens New Avenues for Environmental Review in Decision Making

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment, Land Development by on November 4, 2015 0 Comments
White House Opens New Avenues for Environmental Review in Decision Making

The White House wants federal agencies to start accounting for the benefits provided by nature to economic and social well-being when considering new regulations and how they should be enforced.

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NAHB Responds to White House on Higher Flood Risk Standards

Filed in Codes and Standards, Land Development by on February 3, 2015 1 Comment
NAHB Responds to White House on Higher Flood Risk Standards

The Obama Administration on Jan. 30 issued an executive order establishing a federal flood risk management standard that calls for federal agencies to use the “best available and actionable science to improve the nation’s preparedness and resilience against flooding.”

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