Top Priorities

Top Priorities

Tackling the affordability crisis and the key issues that must be addressed to ensure a robust housing market.

Developing Strategies to Address Rising Lumber Prices

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Lumber prices have been extremely volatile over the past year, at times, rising above $900 per thousand board feet. With the new Biden Administration and Congress in place, NAHB is working on all fronts to develop short-, mid- and long-term strategies that will address lumber price and supply issues. These efforts include concerted advocacy campaigns on Capitol Hill, and focused communications with key stakeholders using the latest research from our team of leading economists.

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Coronavirus Resources

Access information for businesses and HBAs to respond to the coronavirus.

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Housing Affordability
<p>How to implement creative solutions that address the affordability crisis.</p>

Housing Affordability

Housing Affordability

How to implement creative solutions that address the affordability crisis.

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<p>A chronic labor shortage in the housing industry is resulting in higher construction costs, increased home prices and lower economic growth.</p>

Workforce Development

Workforce Development

A chronic labor shortage in the housing industry is resulting in higher construction costs, increased home prices and lower economic growth.

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Material Costs
<p>The rising cost of building materials is harming housing affordability.</p>

Material Costs

Material Costs

The rising cost of building materials is harming housing affordability.

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Housing Finance Reform
<p>Uncertainty about the housing finance system stymies investment and slows the housing market.</p>

Housing Finance Reform

Housing Finance Reform

Uncertainty about the housing finance system stymies investment and slows the housing market.

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Flood Insurance
<p>Long-term authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program is key to ensuring that it remains available and affordable.</p>

National Flood Insurance Program

National Flood Insurance Program

Long-term authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program is key to ensuring that it remains available and affordable.

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Building Codes and Standards
<p>Building codes ensure safe homes. But many codes proposed today are done so without regard to cost to home buyers.</p>

Building Codes

Building Codes

Building codes ensure safe homes. But many codes proposed today are done so without regard to cost to home buyers.

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