NAHB Priorities

As the premier representative of the housing industry, NAHB is a repository of information for everyone from home owners to industry professionals of all types. We make it easy for you to find answers, whether you want to know about green home building, have an interest in building materials, and more.

Federal Floodplains Management

An updated executive order significantly expands protections under a new Federal Flood Risk Management Standard, limitin...

Affordable Housing

With widely fluctuating home prices and stagnating or declining wages, homeowners are struggling to stay in affordable h...

Housing Finance Reform

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage needs to remain the foundation of housing finance.

Climate Change

Federal, state and local governments have increasingly proposed legislation and regulations to address the slow warming ...

Accessibility

NAHB is vitally concerned with providing safe, affordable housing for all, and plays an active role in developing reside...

Construction, Codes and Standards

Virtually all residential construction must adhere to comprehensive building codes and standards governed by local and s...

Air Quality

Since Congress passed the Clean Air Act in 1970, the amount of carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead and nitrogen in the...

Crystalline Silica

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has determined that a rule is needed to substantially redu...

Appraisals

The recent turmoil in the housing and credit markets brought greater focus to the importance of fair and accurate apprai...

Acquisition, Development and Construction Financing

Acquisition, development and construction (AD&C) lending was a casualty of the recent housing and economic downturn as s...

Endangered Species

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) makes it illegal for anyone to "take" a fish or wildlife species listed as threatened o...

Wetlands and the ‘Waters of the U.S.’

The Clean Water Act grants the federal government jurisdiction over the nation‘s navigable waters, or “waters of the U.S...

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