While a thorough review of the annexed regulations is under way by WDMA staff and members of the WDMA National Architectural Door Council, the cursory review of the Rule appears to have satisfied most of the concerns raised by WDMA.
Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders, issued the following statement upon the conclusion of last week's White House meeting to discuss home building material supply chain issues.
National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard testified before Congress on July 14 and called on lawmakers to enact key policy proposals that will help home builders to expand the housing supply, reduce the housing deficit and improve housing affordability for all Americans.
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo during a meeting last week with the National Association of Home Builders' senior officer team acknowledged the depth of the lumber price crisis and its effects on the residential construction industry, home buyers and renters.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department released further details of tax credits available under the American Rescue Plan to help small businesses, including providing paid leave for employees receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.
President Joe Biden unveiled a comprehensive $2 trillion infrastructure plan in late March that would address roads, bridges and address climate change, racial inequities raising corporate taxes and more.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched a new National Emphasis Program (NEP) on COVID-19 worker safety, which will focus on increasing OSHA inspections and enforcement efforts at high-contact worksites.