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July 29: Small Business Administration Streamlines Forgiveness Process for PPP Loans

July 28: Multifamily Tentant Protections & Resources for Renters and Landlords

May 7: $21.6 Billion in Emergency Rental Assistance Released

April 7: SBA Increases Loan Limits for COVID-19 EIDL

House Extends PPP Application Deadline to May 31

March 17: Treasury Releases New Guidance on Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Jan. 8, 2021: PPP Rules Updated as New Loans Begin on Jan. 11

Dec. 27: Key Housing Provisions in $900 Relief Package

Dec. 22: Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans

Oct. 9: SBA, Treasury Ease PPP Forgiveness Requirements for Loans of $50,000 or Less

Beware of Scams Related to Economic Stimulus Programs

IRS Guidance on Payroll Tax Deferral Leaves Key Question Unanswered

Sept. 3: UPDATED Jobsite Safety and Recordkeeping Guidance for Coronavirus

Sept. 2: CDC Issues Rental Eviction Moratorium Through Dec. 31

Aug 28:  FHFA and FHA Extend Single-Family Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoriums Through Dec. 31, 2020

Iowa One of Several States Passing Laws Regarding COVID-19 Liability Immunity

July 28: Employer-Focused Tax Changes in Senate Coronavirus Relief Bill

July 2: Congress Extends PPP Through Aug. 8

June 26:  NAHB Leaders Call on Treasury Secretary  to Expand PPP Eligibility for Builders

June 5: Businesses with PPP Loans Now Eligible for Payroll Tax Deferral

May 27: Permit Extension Builder Template Letter

HUD Allocates $1 Billion for Community COVID-19 Relief Efforts

May 7: NAHB Urges Congress to Support Affordable Housing, LIHTC in Next Package

May 1: NAHB Sends White House Policy Proposals to Boost Housing and the Economy

Last Few Hold  Out States are Starting to Allow Construction Activity to Resume

April 27: SBA Now Taking PPP Loan Applications; New EIDL Applications are on Hold

NAHB Updates Job Site Coronavirus Safety Guidance for Construction

Congress Approves $484 Billion Coronavirus Relief Package

Total Jobless Claims Reach 26 Million as Housing Data Weaken

Coronavirus Causing Home Owners to Pull Back on Remodeling

Workers Nationwide Pause on  Job Sites to Learn  About Coronavirus Safety

Some Cities Keep Construction Going Via  Virtual Inspections

April 16: SBA Announces PPP and EIDL Loan Programs are Out of Money;
NAHB Sends Letter to Congress Urging More Funding

Fannie Mae Provides Further Temporary Guidance on Appraisals

For Multifamily, Virus Impacting Rent Collection, Plan Reviews

HUD Issues Guidance on Multifamily Mortgage Forbearance Under CARES Act

IRS Broadens Tax Return Filing in Response to COVID-19

NAHB Asks Congress for Further Relief Needed from COVID-19 for Renters and Housing Providers

IRS App to Speed Delivery of $1,200 Relief Payments, Creates Tools for Non-filers

FEMA to Allow for Remote Inspection of Flood Losses

April 13: New OSHA Guidance: Covid-19 Illnesses Not Recordable for Construction

NAHB Legal Action Fund Still Taking Applications

April 10 NAHB Economic Outlook: Layoffs Continue but Virus’ Growth Rate Slows

First Year-To-Date Price Decline in March for Building Materials Since the Great Recession

NAHB: Members Urged to Hold 10-minute “Stand Down” for  Job Site Safety April 16-Resources Available

April 9: Fed Announces $2.3 Trillion Loan Program to Support Economy

NAHB Week 3 Poll (April 9): Virus Now Impacting Traffic for Nearly All Builders

IRS Offers Tips to Avoid COVID-19 Tax Scams

Green Building Programs Revise Inspection Procedures for COVID-19 Precautions

Housing Stands Poised to Lead Economic Rebound

April 4 Member Letter from NAHB Chair Dean Mon on Paycheck Protection Program

Distance Learning Resources for  Construction Educators from NAHB and HBI

NAHB: How to Obtain an SBA Loan and Have it Forgiven

SBA Loan Applications Open

NAHB Week 2 Poll (April 3) Shows Impacts of Virus on Residential Construction on the Rise

April 3 Weekly Economic Update from NAHB’s Chief Economist

April 3 Video: NAHB Chairman Dean Mon Addresses the Coronavirus Crisis

April 2 NAHB Summary of Stimulus Resources for Members

NAHB Recorded Webinar Explores CARES Act Provisions for Individuals and Business Owners

HUD  Issues Mortgage Relief for FHA Single-Family Home Owners

DOL Issues Final Rule Implementing Employer  Obligations Under New Family Leave Law

IRS Releases New Form for Businesses to Claim Advance Payments

Uncertainty Looms in the Mortgage Market

FAQs For Those Seeking  Small Business Loans Under New Stimulus Law

Fannie, Freddie to Allow Desktop Appraisals on New Construction  Loans

Workers on Home Building Sites Should Strictly Adhere to Coronavirus Precautions

FHA Announces Policy Updates Related to COVID-19

Banks Urged to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19

Residential Construction Designated an “Essential Business”

March 27 NAHB Economic Update on Impact of COVID-19

NAHB Responds to OSHA’s COVID-19 Outbreak Guidance

90 Organizations Urge DHS to Designate Residential Construction “Essential”

Builders Report Coronavirus a “Major Impact” on Buyer Traffic

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Provides Flexibility During COVID-19 Pandemic

Small Business Loans Provisions within the CARES Act

Congress Approves $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act — AKA the Economic Stimulus Package

NAHB Podcast: Senate Passes Stimulus Package

NAHB Housing Developments Podcast Special Editions

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Expanded Family and Medical Leave Requirements

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Rights Poster 

Family First Response Act Video – Employer and Employee Perspectives

Fed Acts to Keep Credit Flowing

Precautions Home Owners and Service Technicians Should Take During the Outbreak