Coronavirus Disease 2019 (aka COVID-19) is a new disease that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. This virus was discovered in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization in March, 2020.
NAHB is committed to keeping members appropriately informed and advocating for the housing industry to minimize the economic impact of this challenging situation. These resources will be updated as more information becomes available.
Take NAHB’s COVID-19 Impact Survey
To most effectively advocate for the housing industry during this challenging time, NAHB would like to learn how COVID-19 may be impacting your business. Take the brief (confidential) survey on nahb.org by March 30.
COVID-19 Resources Available
The latest news, guidelines, templates and economic forecast is available on NAHB’s Coronavirus page. The website is updated daily and includes resources like:
- NAHB’s letter to President Trump, which includes a list of policy proposals to help stabilize the housing sector in the near term.
- Map of states/localities deeming construction an essential business.
- Resources and information to maintain business operations.
- Tools to help you advocate for housing in your community.
- Weekly update by NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz.
- Recordings of virtual meetings to update members and HBAs.
- Mortgage assistance options and government relief programs.
Additional COVID-19 Blogs from NAHB This Week
- 3/25: NAHB Publishes Construction Job Site Guidance for Coronavirus
- 3/24: NAHB Encourages Members to Donate Masks to Fight Coronavirus
- 3/24: Department of Labor Allows Employers to Weigh In on Family Leave
- 3/24: Employers Get First Round of Guidance on New Family Leave Law
- 3/24: How to Help Builders Stay on the Job
- 3/23: Federal Regulators Urge Banks to Work with Borrowers Affected by COVID-19
- 3/23: Be Prepared for Changes in the Supply Chain Caused by the Coronavirus
- 3/23: HBI Launches Complimentary Online Learning Alternatives
- 3/23: Fed Takes Action to Keep Credit Flowing
- 3/23: FHFA Acts to Boost Liquidity and Facilitate Transactions in Mortgage Market
- 3/23: Multifamily Owners, Renters to Receive FHFA Support
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