NAHB Priorities

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Federal Floodplains Management

HUD's proposal threatens access to FHA mortgage insurance for single-family home buyers and multifamily builders.

Affordable Housing

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

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...

Acquisition, Development and Construction Financing

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

Appraisals

In response to criticism that lax appraisals contributed to the financial crisis, lenders have implemented tighter appra...

Waters of the U.S.

Home builders need a clear definition of what constitutes waters of the United States.

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...

Endangered Species

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

Housing Finance Reform

Comprehensive reforms to the housing finance system will ensure that housing credit is available and affordable.