Deadline for IBS Hotel Room Block is Friday, Dec. 13

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Deadline for IBS Hotel Room Block is Friday, Dec. 13

Time is rapidly running out to secure your room in the NAHB hotel block for the 2020 International Builders Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 21-23.

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ENERGY STAR Publishes Revision 10 of National Program Requirements

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ENERGY STAR Publishes Revision 10 of National Program Requirements

The ENERGY STAR program released Revision 10 of its National Program Requirements last month, which is available for use now and will be required for ENERGY STAR Certified Homes permitted on or after Oct. 1, 2020. The recent publication was not a new version of the program, but a revision release, meaning mostly minor changes and clarifications.

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Prepare Your Business for Year-End Deadlines

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Prepare Your Business for Year-End Deadlines

The change in seasons from fall to winter brings us closer to year-end deadlines and required reporting. In addition to reporting deadlines, there are also many issues that compliance professionals must be aware of to protect valuable tax credits. 

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MIT Report Spotlights Need to Reform Policies on Factory-Built Housing

MIT Report Spotlights Need to Reform Policies on Factory-Built Housing

According to a new study from the MIT Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab, factory-built houses — i.e., modular, panelized or pre-assembled homes — could help increase affordable housing stock and significantly aid in disaster response and recovery. However, factory-built homes comprise only 3% of single-family homes in the United States. What can be done to better utilize these types of homes?

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Meet the Finalists for the 2019 Young Professionals Awards

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Meet the Finalists for the 2019 Young Professionals Awards

Fifteen applicants are now in the running for the NAHB Young Professionals Award, designed to acknowledge young home building professionals’ hard work, success, performance, dedication and outstanding potential as they serve as leaders in the home building industry.

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Are You a Workforce Development Champion?

Are You a Workforce Development Champion?

Take the NAHB workforce development champion assessment and register for the champions forum at the 2020 International Builders’ Show.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Shares State and Local Resources for Members

Filed in Chairman's Update, Membership by on December 4, 2019
Video: NAHB Chairman Shares State and Local Resources for Members

In his monthly update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde shares two useful resources for those working to affect housing policy change on a state and local level.

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FHA Loan Limits to Rise in 2020

Filed in Housing Finance by on December 4, 2019 2 Comments
FHA Loan Limits to Rise in 2020

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced its loan limits for 2020. The nationwide rise in median home prices indicates most buyers across the country will see increases.

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Single-Family Market Grateful for Lower Rates

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Single-Family Market Grateful for Lower Rates

The single-family housing market rebound continues, largely thanks to lower mortgage interest rates. Because of the lower cost of home buying, most housing metrics have improved in recent months.

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Beware of Email Scams for Purchasing ‘IBS Attendee List’

Filed in International Builders' Show by on December 3, 2019 0 Comments
Beware of Email Scams for Purchasing ‘IBS Attendee List’

As the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® approaches, we are hearing from some of our members and exhibitors that they have received emails inquiring about their interest in purchasing the NAHB International Builders’ Show’s attendee list.

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