FHA Announces New Condo Approval Rule

Filed in Housing Finance by on August 16, 2019 0 Comments
FHA Announces New Condo Approval Rule

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) this week published a final regulation that establishes a new condominium approval process.

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Single-Family Starts Continue Modest Improvement

Filed in Economics by on August 16, 2019 0 Comments
Single-Family Starts Continue Modest Improvement

Due to a decline in multifamily production, total housing starts fell 4% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units. While single-family starts increased 1.3%, multifamily starts fell 16.2%.

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Discover the Top 5 Accessibility Myths in the Multifamily Industry

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on August 16, 2019 0 Comments
Discover the Top 5 Accessibility Myths in the Multifamily Industry

With the introduction of the DOJ’s Accessibility Initiative, and NCSHA’s 46 New Best Practices (nearly 10% of which deal directly with accessibility), it’s more important than ever for multifamily developers to understand accessibility regulations.

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Help Lift Housing By Bringing Material Costs Down

Filed in Affordability, Trade by on August 15, 2019 0 Comments
Help Lift Housing By Bringing Material Costs Down

The United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) holds the potential to boost the housing economy and reduce price volatility for building materials. Take action now and ask your member of Congress to ratify the USMCA.

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Builder Confidence Trending Higher as Interest Rates Move Lower

Filed in Economics by on August 15, 2019 0 Comments
Builder Confidence Trending Higher as Interest Rates Move Lower

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 66 in August, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

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HBA ‘Draft’ Boosts Local Workforce

HBA ‘Draft’ Boosts Local Workforce

What would happen if the home building industry recruited talent like the National Football League draft? Job opportunities to boost the construction industry workforce.

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Spotlight Top Projects and People

Filed in Awards by on August 14, 2019 0 Comments
Don’t Miss Your Chance to Spotlight Top Projects and People

Applications for several awards programs will be closing soon, so be sure to submit your application today. Plus, check out a new feature to help expedite the application process.

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Learn How to Develop Aging-in-Place Assessment Procedures in NAHB Webinar

Filed in 55+ Housing, Education by on August 13, 2019 0 Comments
Learn How to Develop Aging-in-Place Assessment Procedures in NAHB Webinar

During NAHB’s webinar Creating a Client Assessment Procedure for Aging in Place, scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 15, 2-3 p.m. ET, two case studies will be presented focused on older adults with progressive health conditions.

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Make Your Plans to Attend the Fall Leadership Meeting in New Orleans

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on August 13, 2019 0 Comments
Make Your Plans to Attend the Fall Leadership Meeting in New Orleans

Registration is now open for NAHB’s 2019 Fall Leadership Meeting, Oct. 22-24, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans.

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Support a Safe Job Site with OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on August 12, 2019 0 Comments
Support a Safe Job Site with OSHA Safe + Sound Week Beginning Today

NAHB is an official supporting partner of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week 2019, a nationwide awareness campaign on the value of health and safety programs at work that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.

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