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Builders Testify Before Congress On Use Of TARP Funds
January 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — As Congress considers releasing the second half of the Treasury's $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today urged lawmakers to use a portion of the funds to stem the rising tide of foreclosures and increase the flow of credit for housing production. NAHB also urged passage of legislation to stimulate housing demand
Builders Converge On Capitol Hill To Urge Housing Stimulus
January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Less than 24 hours after members of the 111th Congress were sworn into office, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) launched an all-out effort to make housing a centerpiece of the massive economic stimulus package that lawmakers are expected to complete by mid-February.
Home Builders Support FDIC Foreclosure Relief Plan
December 23, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today expressed strong support for a plan put forth by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Sheila Bair to reduce foreclosures, noting that it would help to keep people in their homes and avoid further surges in the inventory of unsold homes.
Housing at Its Most Affordable Level in Four Years
AL - September 5, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Housing affordability improved from April to June of this year for the third consecutive quarter, according to the most recent survey results of the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index HOI), which were released on Aug. 19.
Home Builders Applaud New IRS Regulations on Utility Allowances for LIHTC Properties
Montgomery, AL - July 30, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Calling it a victory for affordable housing, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) applauded new regulations issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that give Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property owners more flexibility in the way they calculate utility allowances for their low-income residents.
Home buyer Tax Credit Key to Reviving Housing, Builders Tell Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Jun 9, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today called on Congress to create a temporary home buyer tax credit along with other important tax measures to boost the faltering housing market and economy.
Tips for Greening Your Home
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — With today marking Earth Day, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) encourages home owners everywhere to take simple steps to reduce energy use—? and to think green when they buy a new home.