NAHB Priorities

As the premier representative of the housing industry, NAHB is a repository of information for everyone from home owners to industry professionals of all types. We make it easy for you to find answers, whether you want to know about green home building, have an interest in building materials, and more.

Association Health Plans

The administration is considering these innovative programs to help provide insurance for small businesses.

Waters of the U.S.

Home builders need a clear definition of what constitutes waters of the United States.

Opioids in the Home Building Industry: Making it Your Business

Opioid addiction is our nation’s leading public health crisis, and the home building industry is being hit hard.

Canadian Softwood Lumber

NAHB is calling on the administration to negotiate now with Canada to create an equitable trade agreement will provide a...

Housing Finance Reform

Comprehensive reforms to the housing finance system will ensure that housing credit is available and affordable.


While building codes protect public health and safety, government agencies often use them to back-door other policies.

Crystalline Silica

OSHA's rule to reduce exposure to airborne concentrations of silica dust is not practicable for home builders.

Tax Reform

As new tax laws are implemented, NAHB continues to fight for housing opportunities.

Federal Regulatory Reform

A growing mountain of red tape generates skyrocketing compliance costs that stifle businesses and harm consumers.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit

The LIHTC is the most successful affordable rental housing production program in U.S. history.


Minimizing a home’s impact on the environment conserves natural resources.

Labor Shortage

A skilled, capable workforce adequate to meet demand is vital to home builders and the families they build for.

Workforce Development

NAHB supports careers in the home building industry through training programs and scholarships. More is needed.

Flood Insurance

The 2017 hurricane season was another threat to solvency for this important program.