Congressman Jeff Duncan accepts Defender of Housing Award from (from left to right) Rick Quinn, APB, Quinn-Satterfield, and Dave Hagan, APB, and Scott Daniel, APB, of Ryan Homes.

Your HBA leaders and PAC donors met this week with Congressman Jeff Duncan.

During the meeting our members discussed with Duncan the need to resume negotiations with Canada over the lumber tariff, the need for a long-term renewal of the National Flood Insurance Program, the labor shortage and the need to expand the guest-worker program and support training in the building trades, and a long-term solution to the the mortgage-finance system.

During the meeting, HBA of South Carolina President Rick Quinn, APB, presented Congressman Duncan with the NAHB Defender of Housing Award. Thank you Ryan Homes for hosting the meeting.