Industry Issues

Industry Issues

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

Lot Shortages Continue to Hinder Housing

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The dearth of buildable lots that has been holding back the housing recovery eased somewhat in 2019, but remains elevated by historical standards, according to a recent survey conducted by NAHB.

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Appraisals

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

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Cluster Mailboxes

The U.S. Postal Service should continue curbside or sidewalk delivery in new residential developments

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Disaster Response

Resources for remodelers, builders, HBAs and consumers to prepare for and respond to a disaster

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Environment

Protecting our natural resources and promoting economic growth with regulatory certainty

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Federal Regulatory Reform

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

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Safety and Health

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

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Land Use

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

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Sustainability and Green Building

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

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Tax Issues

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

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