Legal Issues

Legal Issues

NAHB’s legal portfolio includes cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals,and state appellate courts.

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The Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) manages and supervises all legal programs for NAHB and works on a diverse array of legal matters to advance NAHB’s overall mission including litigation, regulatory and advocacy matters.

The OLA’s caseload includes cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and state appellate courts. The OLA administers the Legal Action Fund, a service designed to assist state and local associations and their members with ongoing cases, legal education seminars on building industry-related issues to all members and affiliated HBAs, and a host of other industry-related programs.

The OLA also works with NAHB committees to advance the industry’s interests relating to the risks associated with the construction of new homes and remodeling and to help the members identify, manage and minimize such risk.

You can reach an attorney on staff at legalaffairs@nahb.org.

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The Pocket Guide to Fair Housing Accessibility App

This Pocket Guide to the Fair Housing Act (FHA) is a free app designed to help homebuilders, contractors, and designers determine if the FHA’s accessibility requirements apply to their housing project and, if so, provide a quick reference guide to the seven basic accessibility requirements for compliance with the law.

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When ICE Comes Calling: U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement on the Jobsite

Know your rights and obligations if ICE comes knocking on your door.

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Legal Action Fund

NAHB’s Legal Action Fund assists state and local associations with legal issues of national significance to the housing industry.

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