Top Priorities

Top Priorities

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

Addressing the Skilled Labor Shortage

Rising home prices

Maintaining a robust, skilled workforce is vital to meeting our nation’s housing demands. However, a majority of builders continue to report widespread labor shortages. NAHB remains dedicated to addressing this issue by working with a wide variety of local associations and educational institutions.

Coronavirus Resources

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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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Workforce Development image
<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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