Thanks - And the Road Ahead

As you know by now, President Obama will sign the economic stimulus bill this afternoon. It contains an $8000 tax credit for all new homebuyers that runs through 11/30/09 - a credit that does not have to be re-paid. With your help, we fought hard for the…Read More

House Vote Delayed: Action Needed

The House Speaker delayed the vote on the stimulus package until tomorrow signaling that the compromise may still be open for last minute changes. This provides us one small window of opportunity to let Congress know that we don’t think the bill does enough…Read More

Home Buyer Tax Credit Still in Jeopardy

The Senate just passed the Economic Stimulus bill; it includes the $15,000 tax credit provision. However, we face an uphill battle to keep it in the final package. A conference committee has been convened so House and Senate members can negotiate a compromise…Read More

$15,000 Home Buyer Tax Credit at Risk

Call your Senators at 1-866-924-NAHB (6242) and tell them to preserve the entire $15,000 credit in the Senate version of the economic stimulus bill The Senate, as it tries to wrap up consideration of its version of the economic stimulus bill, will take the…Read More

Take action now -- Sign the petition "Demand Answers from Bailed-Out Banks!"

COMMON CAUSE is gathering signatures for a new petition, Demand Answers from Bailed-Out Banks. The petition will be delivered to CEOs of the top banks that have received bailout funds (Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs,…Read More

Isakson Amendment Passed!!

Thanks to all of you who weighed in, the Isakson amendment - which provides a tax credit of up to 15,000 to all homebuyers - passed by voice vote in the Senate last night with bi-partisan support; it will now be part of the final Senate bill. Truly your voice…Read More

Fix Housing First Coalition Applauds Bi-Partisan Senate Support for Housing Stimulus Washington, February 2, 2009 - The Fix Housing First Coalition today commended members of the U.S. Senate who are pushing for the inclusion of housing provisions in the…Read More
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