What is BUILD-PAC?
BUILD-PAC, or Builders United in Legislative Decisions Political Action Committee, is the political action committee of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). BUILD-PAC is bipartisan – supporting both Democrats and Republicans – and helps elect qualified pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office.
Who can contribute to BUILD-PAC?
Legally, only NAHB members can be solicited for BUILD-PAC contributions.
Why should I contribute to BUILD-PAC?
BUILD-PAC is your voice at the national level. BUILD-PAC has strength in numbers – the more members who support BUILD-PAC, the stronger our voice is in the political process.
Why can’t BUILD-PAC use my dues money?
Under federal law, the use of member dues to help elect candidates to federal office is strictly prohibited. Those who contribute, contribute voluntarily. Additionally, BUILD-PAC can only accept personal contributions and dues are often paid with corporate funds.
Who determines which candidates receive BUILD-PAC support?
Members like you. A 100+ member Board of Trustees decides which candidates receive BUILD-PAC support. Trustees are nominated by State Presidents.
Can BUILD-PAC accept corporate checks?
It is against federal law for a political action committee to contribute corporate contributions to candidates. Corporate contributions will go towards BUILD-PAC’s administrative expenses.
What if I only have cash?
BUILD-PAC is allowed to receive cash contributions, but cash contributions cannot exceed $100. BUILD-PAC is also allowed to receive anonymous contributions, but they cannot exceed $50.
How can I learn more about BUILD-PAC?
Please call BUILD-PAC staff at (800) 368-5242, ext. 8470 or visit www.nahb.org/buildpac.