Stimulus Bill Urgently Needed as Housing Signs Darken
The push is on for enactment of housing stimulus legislation before Congress leaves for its July 4th recess, and NAHB members are being urged to participate in the association's current lobbying blitz. For more information, click here. For a related story in this week's NBN, click here.
With the severe housing downturn taking a mounting toll on the U.S. economy, the nation’s home builders in a June 16 news media teleconference stressed the urgency of Congress enacting a housing recovery plan before it leaves Washington for its July 4th recess.
“Too much time has passed, too many home owners are in trouble, too many home buyers are waiting and too many home builders are going out of business,” said Jerry Howard, NAHB’s executive vice president and CEO. ...