The Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced mortgage insurance premiums as of Oct. 1 for Federal Housing Administration Multifamily, Health Care Facilities and Hospital mortgage insurance programs that have commitments to be issued or reissued in fiscal 2016.
The NAHB Student Chapters program helps prepare high school and college students for careers in residential construction. It goes beyond the classroom to give students real industry experience, often through acts of service. The 84-member NAHB St. Philip’s College Southwest Campus Student Chapter of the Greater San Antonio Builders Association recently demonstrated its dedication to the community. When […]
In an effort to deter potential thieves and vandals from committing crimes at job sites, some HBAs are giving their members a little extra backup. For example, the Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri gives its members an ample supply of free signs to post at their job sites, with information for […]
The Federal Housing Administration on Sept. 30 published Mortgagee Letter 2015-22, which will allow more borrowers to qualify for homes that meet updated energy efficient standards.
As part of its continuing resolution to fund to the government, Congress acted yesterday to approve the extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program through Dec. 11.
The program was set to expire on Sept. 30.
On a related note, Congress also reauthorized the E-Verify program through Dec. 11. NAHB supports E-Verify, which is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved NAHB-supported energy legislation that will reform the role of the Department of Energy (DOE) in the development of energy codes and encourage meaningful savings for residential construction that are achievable and cost-effective.