Northern Virginia Building Industry Association 2021 Industry Impact Report

NVBIA HAS BEEN HARD AT WORK REPRESENTING THE INDUSTRY BY ADVOCATING PRO-HOUSING POLICIES AT THE STATE AND LOCAL LEVELS. Serves as Watchdog and Advocate NVBIA’S GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS PUSHING BACK ON PROPOSED LOUDOUN PARKING REGULATIONS In October, NVBIA weighed in on new proposed parking regulations in Loudoun County, expressing concerns that elements of the proposed regulations will have negative impacts on the goals in the General Plan when it comes to affordability and environmental conservation. SUPPORTING TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT In June, NVBIA showed its suppor t for a comprehensive plan amendment to suppor t mixed-use development near the West Falls Church Metro.While NVBIA does not take positions on individual zoning applications, they did suppor t the comprehensive plan amendment because they believe increased density at transit stations is an impor tant tool that spurs economic development for the region. The amendment passed with unanimous suppor t from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. 8 | The Nor thern Virginia Building Industry Association 2021 Industry Impact Repor t