Chairman’s Update Videos

This monthly video series, hosted by the NAHB Chairman, highlights how the association is addressing key issues impacting its members and delivering results that make a difference to their bottom lines.

NAHB Chairman's Update (Apr. 2020)

NAHB Chairman Dean Mon discusses the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on the housing industry and how NAHB is responding.

NAHB Chairman's Update (Mar. 2020)

NAHB Chairman Dean Mon discusses EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler's recent signing of the new, finalized WOTUS rule at IBS 2020 and providess a recap of the recent "Building the Dream" townhall in Charlotte focused on financial barriers to homeownership.[No text in field]

NAHB Chairman's Update (Feb. 2020)

NAHB 2020 Chairman Dean Mon gives his first video address to the Federation in this month’s Chairman’s Update. Mon recaps the 2020 International Builders’ Show and takes a look ahead to election-year efforts, such as identification and support of pro-housing candidates, and NAHB’s continued focus on housing affordability.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (Jan. 2020)

In his final Chairman's Update, Greg Ugalde reflects on an extraordinary year for NAHB and his Chairmanship. From key policy victories to launching new events focused on bringing housing affordability to the forefront, NAHB had a very successful 2019.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (Dec. 2019)

In his December video update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde shares two useful resources for those working to affect housing policy changes on the state and local levels: The State and Local Issues Fund and the Legal Action Fund.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (Nov. 2019)

In his November video update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses valuable resources that members can use to keep up with industry trends.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (Oct. 2019)

In his October update, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses a recent initiative pushed by California legislators. Chairman Ugalde outlines how NAHB fought the measure and what the final outcome means. NAHB fundamentally disagrees with the concept of rent control and will continue to fight policies that harm builders and the housing industry.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (Sept. 2019)

In this month’s video update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde announces the keynote speakers and special guests for the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas. This year’s show will run January 21-23 and will feature appearances by NBA-great Earvin “Magic’ Johnson, former NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, and a performance by the Doobie Brothers.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (Aug. 2019)

In the August update, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde shares a recent example of NAHBs impact in Washington. In mid-July, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified before the Senate Banking Committee, citing NAHBs concerns regarding challenges that home builders face in making housing more affordable.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (July 2019)

In the July update, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses the 2019 Legislative Conference, important wins at the International Code Council hearings in Albuquerque, N.M., and the Innovative Housing Showcase that NAHB co-hosted with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Special Update (June 2019)

NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde explains the executive order on housing affordability that President Donald Trump signed on June 25, 2019. You can learn more about the executive order and NAHB’s role in addressing the affordability crisis in the NAHBNow post.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (June 2019)

In the June 2019 update, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses the association’s latest efforts to enhance housing accessibility to those in need. NAHB received a $110,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to fight housing discrimination and will use the funding to launch several programs that will help ensure access to safe, desirable housing for everyone.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (May 2019)

In the May update, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde gives a re-cap of the April Transitional Board meeting, including key takeaways from Chief Economist Dr. Robert Dietz’s economic forecast for 2019.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (April 2019)

In the April 2019 update, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde outlines two recent examples of NAHB working hard for its members: his testimony on Capitol Hill on GSE reform, and the NAHB Housing Portal which can save members thousands in survey research to help their businesses.

NAHB Chairman’s Update (Mar. 2019)

In the March 2019 update, NAHB Chair Greg Ugalde outlines two important victories that NAHB has secured for its members already this year: the IRS waiving penalties associated with estimated quarterly tax filings and a key victory in a construction liability case supported by the NAHB Legal Action Fund.