NAHB Ups the Housing Issues
National Association of Home builder’s long-standing efforts to make housing a top priority in the presidential election season gained momentum last week when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first major-party 2016 presidential candidate to address housing issues in a broad policy outline.
The economic revitalization agenda she set forth included a number of housing policy goals supported by National Association of Home builders. In an effort to shape the national discussion in this critical election year, NAHB’s government affairs staff and volunteer leaders have met with the policy teams of all the Democratic and Republican candidates seeking the presidency. We have delivered policy briefs on a range of issues important to the residential construction industry, including housing finance, regulatory reform, immigration and workforce issues, and tax reform. The campaigns have generally been responsive to NAHB’s policy recommendations, but until now none had broadly addressed housing-specific issues.