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

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

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Appraisals

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

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Environment

Protecting our natural resources and promoting economic growth with regulatory certainty

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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Resources for health threats and natural disasters

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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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Land Use

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

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Resiliency

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

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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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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