The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will offer a free webinar, Building in 2012: Economics, Advocacy and the Year Ahead, on Jan. 11.

NAHB ceo Jerry Howard, chief economist David Crowe and senior vp for government affairs Jim Tobin will explain the association’s plans for the year, the economic forecast and how the upcoming elections will shape the policies that affect homeownership and the housing industry.

The webinar will take place Jan. 11, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. To register, contact Paula Pagano at (800) 368-5242 x8057;