Posts Tagged ‘NAHB’

The NAHB Tears Itself Apart Over Tax Breaks

If ever you needed an illustration as to why the tax code needs to be scrapped in favor of something else, here it is. The National Association of Home Builders has been using all of their political might to get a tax loss carryback included in the various stimulus and budget bills. They finally succeeded […]

DAP: The Bad Idea That Won’t Die

Down payment assistance plans (DAP) are proving to be harder to kill than Dracula. I think it was only last summer or early fall when FHA finally prevailed and Congress, after a lot of kicking and screaming, outlawed the product. No sooner was it buried than the home builders and real estate industry were trying to exhume […]