Government Affairs and Communication

Jim Tobin, Executive Vice President & Chief Lobbyist

The Federal Government Affairs team lobbies for NAHB policy objectives before Congress in a bipartisan and bicameral manner. The Intergovernmental Affairs team lobbies the national organizations of state and local governmental bodies, facilitates the grassroots functions of NAHB and administers the State and Local Issues Fund. BUILD-PAC is NAHB’s political action committee and is responsible for raising money from the NAHB membership to elect pro-housing candidates to Congress. And the Communications team overseas the newsletters, social media and website content, speechwriting and other presentations for NAHB leadership, press outreach, HBA consumer information toolkits and other ways to share NAHB messages with our members and the media and thus drive grassroots action and ensure a positive public image.



Federal Legislative

Intergovernmental Affairs

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