Resolved that National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) strongly support the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, which provides essential rental assistance to more than two million low-income households who have few other options for securing affordable housing;
Further resolved that NAHB strongly support the Section 8 HCV Program and efforts to reduce regulatory and administrative burdens, increase funding, incent voluntary participation by more housing providers and retain the voluntary participation of property owners who currently rent their units to HCV holders;
Further resolved that NAHB will continue working with Congress and the Administration to improve the HCV Program;
Further resolved many NAHB members rent their units to HCV families, and NAHB strongly support housing providers’ voluntary participation in the HCV Program;
Further resolved that NAHB support the rights of property owners to make decisions, consistent with federal, state and local laws, that are in the best interests of their businesses; and
Further resolved that NAHB strongly oppose any effort to mandate property owners’ participation in the HCV program, including “source of income ‘discrimination’” laws.
Resolution originally adopted: 2021.10, Resolution No.2
Committees with primary jurisdiction: Housing Finance Committee