NAHB Commends Confirmation of Brian Montgomery as FHA Commissioner
WASHINGTON, May 23 - Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., issued the following statement regarding the Senate confirmation of Brian Montgomery to run the Federal Housing Administration (FHA):
"NAHB applauds the Senate confirmation of Brian Montgomery as the new FHA commissioner. Having served in this same position under presidents from both sides of the political aisle, he has a firm grasp of the issues and challenges confronting home buyers, renters and home builders. NAHB looks forward to working with the new FHA commissioner to ease regulatory burdens that are harming housing affordability and to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible for hard-working American families."
ABOUT NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 700 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year.