Industry Issues

Industry Issues

NAHB is the leading voice for the housing industry on the wide range of issues that impact home building.

Building Material Prices Continue to Climb

Rising home prices

While prices for some materials such as steel and gypsum have experienced recent declines, prices for others like concrete, paint and lumber keep climbing. 

Rising home prices

Appraisals

Promoting reforms in appraisal practices to ensure that appraisals accurately reflect true market values

Rising home prices

Environment

Protecting our natural resources and promoting economic growth with regulatory certainty

Rising home prices

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Resources for health threats and natural disasters

Rising home prices

Federal Regulatory Reform

Advocating for reform to control skyrocketing compliance costs that stifle businesses and harm consumers

Rising home prices

Land Use

Resources to address challenges in local land development processes with the Land Use 101 Toolkit

Rising home prices

Resiliency

Resources and tools to support resiliency efforts and initiatives focused on implementing cost-effective, market-driven solutions

Rising home prices

Safety and Health

Ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for all construction workers with resources for employers and employees

Rising home prices

Sustainability and Green Building

Construction techniques, materials and designs to minimize a home’s impact on the environment

Rising home prices

Tax Issues

Advocating for home building incentives in the tax code, including the Low Income Housing Tax Credit and opportunity zones