NAHB: Housing Missing from White House Economic Agenda

NAHB: Housing Missing from White House Economic Agenda

(Source: NAHB) WASHINGTON – Ed Brady, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and tight housing creditdeveloper from Bloomington, Ill., today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s Feb. 5 comments on the January jobs report:

“President Obama hailed the nationwide unemployment rate dropping below 5 percent while at the same conceding ‘that we’ve still got more work to do.’ However, the president missed an opportunity to address how a vibrant housing market is necessary in order to maintain robust job and economic growth. (more…)