Research, Educate and Build a Workforce

Filed in Leadership by on January 20, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB’s Federation encompasses more than our 700 state and local home builders associations and talented members. It also includes our affiliates: The Home Innovation Research Labs; HBI, our workforce development arm; and the National Housing Endowment. This video introduces you to all three.

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NAHB Congratulates Donald Trump on Becoming the Nation’s 45th President

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on January 20, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB congratulated Donald Trump today after he was sworn as the 45th President of the United States of America.

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NAHB Names ‘The Nationals’ Gold Award Winners

The year’s most outstanding work in residential real estate sales, marketing and design was honored at The Nationals, the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala that takes place every year at the NAHB International Builders’ Show.

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Remodelers Riding Wave of Steady Optimism

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on January 19, 2017 1 Comment
Remodelers Riding Wave of Steady Optimism

The remodeling market has enjoyed a solid stretch of growth since 2011. And despite economists forecasting that growth will likely become more gradual in the years ahead, there remains a sense of confidence among most remodelers.

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Housing Production Up 11.3% in December on Multifamily Surge

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Multifamily by on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Housing Production Up 11.3% in December on Multifamily Surge

A surge in multifamily production resulted in overall nationwide housing starts rising 11.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family starts dropped 4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 795,000 units.

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2017 CGP: Big Wins, But Liability Concerns Remain

2017 CGP: Big Wins, But Liability Concerns Remain

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued the 2017 Construction General Permit – and it includes provisions that NAHB and our members have fought long and hard for through testimony, letters and extensive meetings.

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in January

Filed in Economics by on January 18, 2017 0 Comments
Builder Confidence Holds Firm in January

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained on firm ground in January, down two points to a level of 67 from a downwardly revised December reading of 69 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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Industry Coalition Launches Skilled Labor Fund

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 17, 2017 0 Comments
Industry Coalition Launches Skilled Labor Fund

The housing industry joined forces to address the lack of skilled labor entering residential construction with the creation of the Skilled Labor Fund.

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Outstanding Education Designees Honored at IBS

Filed in Awards, Education, International Builders' Show by on January 17, 2017 0 Comments

“By presenting the Designee of the Year awards, NAHB honors individuals who stand out as professionals in their fields and elevate the industry through education,” said 2016 Education Chair William L. Shaw Jr., GMR, CGR, GMB, CAPS and CGP, a Houston remodeler and NAHB instructor.

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4 Named NAHB’s Outstanding Educators

Filed in Awards, Education, International Builders' Show by on January 16, 2017 0 Comments

Four individuals who have excelled in teaching NAHB education courses were recognized Jan. 9 at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando as Educators of the Year.

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