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NAHB today expressed strong support for Rep. Bruce Westerman's (R-Ark.) "No Timber from Tyrants Act" that would ban wood imports of wood products from Russia and Belarus while ramping up domestic production.
NAHB and SAFE Project have partnered to provide up to 5,000 free Deterra System drug disposal pouches to NAHB members and their families during April.
The legislation would allow state and local jurisdictions to retain control over building codes by providing flexibility to adopt one of the two latest published codes.
During a House trade hearing on March 30, Rep. Kevin Hern (R-Okla.) echoed NAHB concerns that rising lumber prices are hurting housing affordability and the Biden administration needs to act swiftly to enter into negotiations with Canada on a new softwood lumber trade agreement.
President Biden's proposed fiscal 2023 budget would increase the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget by $12.3 billion to $71.9 billion, or 21% above the 2021 enacted level..