|President's Pen by Tamra Stier, HBA President|
"Thank you" to Maurine and Michelle for organizing and making The Chili Cook Off a great time of food, music and fun!! "Thank you" to 3 Rivers for hosting the event and to all the ones that participated in making the Chili, catering, donating, sponsoring, attending and participating.
November is National Spike month. Our appreciation goes to all of our Builder and Associate members who have recruited members and have followed up with the renewing of those members.
We would like to honor the Top Super Spikes:
Good News for our Industry…..Since 2011, NAHB has worked independently and with a coalition of housing advocates to urge regulators to establish a QRM (qualified residential mortgage) rule. NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly applauded regulators for taking these actions by saying, "The new QRM rule will encourage sound lending behaviors that support a housing recovery, attract private capital in the mortgage market, help ease tight credit conditions for borrowers, and reduce future defaults without punishing responsible borrowers and lenders."
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Count your Blessings and Have a Happy Thanksgiving!