Multifamily Mortgage Insurance Reductions Now in Effect

Posted by Director of Government Affairs, With 0 Comments, Category: 2016, Communications, Councils, Government, Govt Relations,
HUD has begun implementing the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) targeted multifamily mortgage insurance premium (MIPs) reductions for certain affordable and energy-efficient mortgages. The reductions are effective for commitments issued or reissued on or after April 1. The agency is lower ...

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Home Builders Join Suit Over Silica Rule

Home Builders Join Suit Over Silica Rule

Posted by Director of Government Affairs, With 0 Comments, Category: 2016, Communications, Councils, Government, Govt Relations, Top Stories,
The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) has joined other industry organizations in filing a petition for OSHA's final crystalline silica rule that reduces the permissible exposure limit (PEL) for silica to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air, averaged over an 8-hour shift. The rule requires employe ...

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Home Builders Call for Regulatory Reform to Ease Housing Affordability

Posted by Director of Government Affairs, With 0 Comments, Category: 2016, Communications, Councils, Government, Govt Relations,
Citing an acute shortage of affordable rental housing and severe regulatory burdens that drive up the cost of single- and multifamily housing for home builders and consumers alike, NAHB called on Congress this week to pursue regulatory reforms that will help improve affordability and promote new dev ...

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