2015 'Bringing Housing Home' Legislative Conference
We're Bringing Housing Home

Due to the overwhelming success of NAHB's 2014 Bringing Housing Home Legislative Conference, the NAHB federation will once again be Bringing Housing Home and conducting in-district legislative meetings for 2015. Join us as we Bring Housing Home March 9-13.

Tweet us @NAHBhome #NAHBLegCon

 

See Which States are Bringing Housing Home

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Turn your state green! Let us know if you'll have a meeting during NAHB's 2015 Legislative Conference by completing the Legislative Meeting Confirmation Form. Green states have legislative meetings scheduled with their members of Congress.



Registration

Tools for Scheduling a Meeting

Legislative Meeting Preparation

Educational Information

Promotional Materials

Planning a Fundraiser?


 Registration

HBA Registration

Please complete this form to register your HBA to participate in Bringing Housing Home 2015.

Feb. 24 "How to Schedule a Congressional Meeting and Lobbying Tips Webinar" Registration

Please complete this form to register for the Feb. 24 "How to Schedule a Congressional Meeting and Lobbying Tips Webinar."

March 3 "Pre-Legislative Conference Issues Webinar" Registration

Pleas complete this form to register for the March 3 "Pre-Legislative Conference Issues Webinar."


Tools for Scheduling a Meeting

 

Federal Government Affairs Contact Map

Federal Government Affairs Contact MapNeed help scheduling your in-district congressional meetings? Have a question about one of NAHB's legislative issues? Contact your state's Federal Government Affairs contact for help: Click on the map to enlarge it and see your state's contact and their contact information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Request Letter Template

Use this sample legislative conference meeting request letter to request a meeting with your representatives and senators.  Please don't hesitate to contact NAHB's Government Affairs Team to assist in setting up a meeting.

Letter to Congress Regarding Bringing Housing Home

In February, NAHB sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives notifying members of NAHB's 2015 Bringing Housing Home legislative conference.

Legislative Meeting Confirmation Form

Please take a few minutes to let the NAHB Government Affairs Team know about your legislative meetings during Bringing Housing Home by filling out this Legislative Meeting Confirmation Form.


Legislative Meeting Preparation

Meeting Checklist

Use this checklist as you schedule and prepare for your in-district Congressional meetings! This checklist will walk you through all the steps needed to make your meeting a success.

NAHB Advocacy App

Download the NAHB Advocacy App and have everything you need for your Congressional meetings at your fingertips! The news page provides you with the latest advocacy updates and the directory includes a federal congressional search tool were you can search three ways: by your current location, address or state. Each search pulls up the local representative and senator's profile and contact information.

Lobbying Tips

Take a few minutes before your in-district meetings to brush up on a few lobbying tips. Reviewing them before your meeting will help your meeting be a success!

Please don't hesitate to contact NAHB's Government Affairs Staff with any additional lobbying questions you have.


Education Materials

Legislative Issue One-Pagers

Please read the below issue one-pagers for additional information on NAHB's legislative priorities.

Primary Legislative Issues

Secondary Issues

Customizable Brochure

Please follow the instructions below to create your free, customizable "leave behind" legislative conference brochure.  Executive Officers may co-brand the brochure with NAHB by adding their HBA logo, contact information and description; they may also select two additional issues of importance to their local association to include in the brochure. Please follow the instructions below to create and order your brochure (available in quantities of 25 or 50). 

To create your brochure, you must be logged in to nahb.org with your username and password. Once logged in, enter nahb.org/demandmarketing in your browser.  

  • Click on "Access Demand Marketing Now" at the bottom of the page. You'll then be taken from the NAHB website to the Demand Marketing website. 
  • On the left hand navigation click on Targeted Marketing and then on “2015 Legislative Conference Brochure (PRINT/PDF)”.
  • Complete all fields including upload of your HBA local. There are primary legislative priorities which are part of the brochure.
  • There are also secondary issues from which you can choose; you must select two of the three choices. 
  • Once you've entered the information, preview the brochure and then follow the next steps, including the quantity you'd like to order (25 or 50) and shipping information. There is no cost for printing and shipping. Once you place an order you will also have access to a high resolution PDF (accessed by clicking on “Orders” in top navigation).
  • Orders must be placed by 5 pm ET Feb. 26 to receive printed copies by March 4. Orders placed after Feb. 26 will have access to a high-resolution PDF that can be printed locally. 

A complete user's guide is on the top navigation of the site. For technical questions, call 800-678-8760 x7517 or email support@ags.com. For access questions, contact Julia Bogue at 800-368-5242 x8320 or jbogue@nahb.org.


 Promotional Materials

Bringing Housing Home Flyer

You can download this flyer to use as a page in your HBA newsletter or hand out at your next meeting!

Legislative Conference Media Checklist

Are you considering publicizing your Congressional meetings? Use this checklist before you reach out to the media.

Legislative Conference Press Release Template

Are you going to send out a press release following your Congressional meeting?  Click here to download a press release template.


Planning a Fundraiser?

Please contact BUILD-PAC'S Katie Oehmen via email or phone, koehmen@nahb.org, 202-266-8248.

Join us in BRINGING HOUSING HOME in 2015

For more information about this item, please contact Julia Bogue at 800-368-5242 x8320 or via email at jbogue@nahb.org.


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