Content about Policy

January 26, 2012

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) will focus on burdensome regulations, job creation and the housing market in its national legislative and regulatory policy agenda for 2012. The document, released Jan. 26., combines the common interests of the housing and the building materials industries to help bring about an economic recovery.

March 7, 2011

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently released its national legislative and regulatory policy agenda.


In it, NLBMDA calls on Congress to encourage financial institutions to renew lending activity that will spur new-home construction, while also encouraging the need to review federal rules and regulations that stifle job creation.


February 15, 2011

The National Lumber and Building Material Association's (NLBMDA's) released its 2011 National Policy Agenda. The document reflects an effort to spur new home construction by mitigating federal red tape and encouraging banks to renew lending activity.

The association's agenda includes statements on housing, legal reform, workforce policy, tax policy, product supply, transportation and energy.