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Photo by Earl Wilcox on Unsplash

CPSC Releases Proposed Rule for Clothing Storage Furniture

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for clothing storage furniture on July 14. Based on a preliminary review of the rule by the American Home…

AHFA Summit To Combine Sustainability, Regulatory Topics

Sustainability initiatives, environmental leadership and a broad range of legal and regulatory issues impacting the home furnishings industry are on the agenda for a September 1-2 educational program…
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Image by bellaluna222 from Pixabay

SOFFA Included in Omnibus Bill

The $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill passed by Congress on Monday, December 21, and signed by President Trump Sunday, included more than 3,000 pages of legislation, including the Safer Occupancy…
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Jeb Bassett

AHFA Announces 2021 Leadership

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces John E. “Jeb” Bassett, Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President, Bassett Furniture Industries, Bassett, Va., will serve a second term as…

American Home Furnishings Alliance Furniture Foundation Awards 2020 Grants

FOUNDATION CONTINUES SUPPORT FOR FURNITURE ACADEMIES Appalachian State Furniture Design Program Also Receives Funds The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) Furniture Foundation announces it…
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Image by Hebi B. from Pixabay

American Home Furnishings Alliance Solution Partners Cancel Education Golf Tournament

The Board of Directors of the American Home Furnishings Alliance Solution Partners division has voted to cancel its 30th Annual Education Golf Tournament. The decision comes amid ongoing concerns…

Associations Petition Pence to Declare Home Furnishings Businesses Essential

On Friday, April 3, the American Home Furnishings Alliance, Home Furnishings Association and International Home Furnishings Representatives Association jointly petitioned Vice President Mike Pence to…

AHFA: Many Home Furnishings Companies Will Soon Face TSCA Fees

Companies that import furniture containing formaldehyde are subject to a provision of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) that will require them to pay a fee to the U.S. Environmental Protection…

Mary O’Keeffe Named AHFA Vice President of Membership

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) announces Mary O’Keeffe has been promoted to Vice President of Membership. O’Keeffe began her tenure at AHFA in February 2015 as Director of Membership…
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House Passes SOFFA

The House of Representatives passed the Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act (SOFFA) (HR 2647) today. The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)-backed legislation would make California’s…