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Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on Administration’s Refusal to Act on Lumber Tariffs

Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Savannah, Ga., issued the following statement after Reuters reported that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the Biden administration will not cut tariffs on Canadian lumber to fight inflation:

“NAHB is extremely disappointed that the Biden administration is turning a blind eye to America’s housing affordability crisis by refusing to eliminate tariffs on Canadian lumber at the same time it is considering rescinding tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods to curb inflation. Read more

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