NRHC Applauds Governor Kemp for Signing the “Georgia Squatter Reform Act”

Washington, D.C. (April 24, 2024) – The National Rental Home Council (NRHC) commends Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp, for signing into law House Bill 1017, the “Georgia Squatter Reform Act,” legislation providing legal protections and recourse for homeowners in the event of the illegal occupation of their properties. Passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in both houses […]

Merkley/Smith bills reduce housing options for renters

With affordability at historic lows, new bills make housing…less affordable and less available December 11, 2023 – Recently-introduced legislation by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA9), the End Hedge Fund Control of American Homes Act, targets the legitimate development, investment, and ownership activities of America’s leading providers and builders of professionally-managed single-family […]

NRHC CEO, David Howard, Statement on the Retirement of Chairman Patrick McHenry

December 6, 2023 – As Chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry has been a steadfast and committed advocate for America’s housing market. Chairman McHenry has long-served as a champion for commonsense policies encouraging and incentivizing new housing investment and development. NRHC applauds Chairman McHenry’s leadership in supporting efforts to expand housing supply […]

Housing Industry Leader, Jerry Howard, Joins NRHC as Executive Chairman

Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2023) — Housing industry leader, Jerry Howard, has joined the National Rental Home Council (NRHC) as Executive Chairman. Howard, who served for 23 years as CEO of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), brings a wealth of housing industry expertise and insight to NRHC. As Executive Chairman, Howard will provide […]

NRHC Statement on Rental Fees

August 1, 2023 (Washington, DC) – Through their ongoing commitment to responsible customer care, single-family rental home providers are able to deliver the highest level of service and responsiveness to the residents and communities they serve. This is made possible by offering residents an experience complete with both standard and ancillary services and amenities. In […]

Brown Bill Further Discourages Investment and Innovation in America’s Housing Market

July 11, 2023 (Washington, DC) – Recently-introduced legislation by Sen. Sherrod Brown, targeting the legitimate ownership and development activities of America’s leading providers and builders of professionally-managed single-family rental homes, will serve to reduce the availability of quality, affordably-priced housing for hundreds of thousands of renter households; disincentivize the building and development of new units […]