NAHB’s Strategy in the Tax Reform Debate

Filed in Capitol Hill, Economics by on October 20, 2017 0 Comments

We are committed to fight for the best policies to support our industry and the consumers we serve.

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

This year, 111 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council. Those winners will be announced on Jan. 9, 2018, during IBS.

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Texas Builders Break Ground on Trade School

Texas Builders Break Ground on Trade School

An Oct. 5 groundbreaking ceremony for the Howard College-San Angelo Construction Trades Center of Excellence was also a day to celebrate expanded career choices for Texas high school graduates – and a new generation of skilled construction workers.

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BSC Member Honored for Lifetime Service, Leadership Following Wildfires

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BSC Member Honored for Lifetime Service, Leadership Following Wildfires

Dan Mitchell, president of Eagle CDI Inc., was presented the lifetime of achievement award in systems built housing at the Building Systems Housing Summit.

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Remodeling Market Indicators Stay Strong

Filed in Councils & Committees, Economics, Remodelers by on October 19, 2017 0 Comments
Remodeling Market Indicators Stay Strong

The NAHB Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the third quarter, up two points from the previous quarter. It’s the 18th consecutive RMI at or above 50, which indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher compared to the prior quarter than report it is lower.

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Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on October 19, 2017 1 Comment
Tomorrow’s Kitchen, Today

NAHB asked two experts who serve on the Design Committee and National Sales and Marketing Council about the kitchen of 2018: What are the common elements of successful kitchen design? What trends seem to be gathering steam?

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HBA Rallies Multiple Shipments of Donations for Hurricane Victims

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HBA Rallies Multiple Shipments of Donations for Hurricane Victims

Thanks to the generosity of area residents and businesses — not to mention, a significant amount of coordination through the Delaware HBA — two 26-foot box trucks filled to max-load capacity with donations arrived in Texas earlier this week.

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Rising Prices, Limited Labor Handcuff Housing Inventory

Rising Prices, Limited Labor Handcuff Housing Inventory

Industry experts, including NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz, will illustrate housing trends and the market outlook during an upcoming webinar, “Residential Construction: Homeownership, Supply & Headwinds,” on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. ET.

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Hurricanes Push Down Housing Production in September

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Hurricanes Push Down Housing Production in September

Nationwide housing starts fell 4.7% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.13 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department.

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Colorado Builders Discuss Regulatory Reform with EPA Administrator

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on October 17, 2017 1 Comment
Colorado Builders Discuss Regulatory Reform with EPA Administrator

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt met with more than 100 Colorado home builders last week to discuss the housing industry’s key regulatory concerns, including Clean Water Act regulations and the definition of “waters of the United States.”

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