Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on Implementation of USMCA

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement after the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) went into effect today:

“We commend President Trump and Congress for working so hard to make this trade pact a reality. With the USMCA going into effect today, this will provide forward momentum for the housing market and help to ease the nation’s housing affordability crisis. Many of the products that go into American homes come from Mexico and Canada. By adding new American jobs and including key provisions to lower the costs of materials needed build and repair homes, the USMCA will provide a much-needed boost to the U.S. economy and represents a win for American workers and a win for housing affordability.”