Congress Urged to Pass Housing Stimulus Bill Now
NAHB has initiated an all-out effort to get Congress to pass badly needed stimulus legislation that will help stabilize the economy and housing market and assist millions of current and potential home owners. A central component of this legislation is a temporary home buyer tax credit to stimulate home purchases by qualified first-time buyers.
With the goal of urging lawmakers to act before their July 4th recess, NAHB is waging its effort on several fronts, including a grassroots lobbying initiative among the association’s 235,000 members and an ongoing national advertising campaign.
Among NAHB’s more visible efforts are this week’s placement of “An Open Letter to Congress” ad in The Washington Post and USA Today and two of the most widely read publications on Capitol Hill, Roll Call and Politico. ...