How to Help the Future Green Building Workforce

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on August 12, 2020 0 Comments
How to Help the Future Green Building Workforce

Your company could gain exposure by providing student teams in the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon Design Challenge with real-life experience working on buildings and homes with your clients.

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Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Filed in Safety by on August 12, 2020 0 Comments
Review Your Job Site Safety Plan During Safe + Sound Week

Aug. 10-16 is OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide event held each year that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

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House Plan Designs that Can Save You Thousands

Filed in Business Management, Design, Education by on August 11, 2020 0 Comments
House Plan Designs that Can Save You Thousands

Through the power of smart, economical house plans, discover how design can unlock functionality and provide home buyers with contemporary money-saving features at a price that is well within most budgets.

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Nearly Half a Million Construction Workers Hired in June

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics, Labor, Trends by on August 11, 2020 0 Comments
Nearly Half a Million Construction Workers Hired in June

After an accelerated pace of layoffs in March and April stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, construction sector hiring roared back in May and posted a slower but solid pace in June, according to the latest data from the BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS).

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National Lieutenant Governors Association Recognizes Importance of Housing in Economic Recovery

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on August 10, 2020 0 Comments
National Lieutenant Governors Association Recognizes Importance of Housing in Economic Recovery

The National Lieutenant Governors Association issued a resolution recognizing that policymakers can help foster a housing-led economic recovery during its 2020 virtual annual meeting on July 29-30.

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NAHB Podcast: Helping America Rebound from COVID-19

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response, Membership by on August 10, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Helping America Rebound from COVID-19

Following a brief summer hiatus, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin return to the Housing Developments podcast to discuss the latest happenings in Washington and around the country

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Trump Signs 4 Executive Actions on Coronavirus Relief

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on August 9, 2020 5 Comments
Trump Signs 4 Executive Actions on Coronavirus Relief

With talks stalled between Democrats and Republicans on a new coronavirus economic relief package, President Trump on Aug. 8 acted unilaterally by signing four executive actions.

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NAHB Statement on NewDEAL Forum Housing Strategy

NAHB Statement on NewDEAL Forum Housing Strategy

NAHB commends the NewDEAL Forum’s Renewing America Task Force for making housing a national priority and issuing a blueprint for state and local leaders to help renters and small business property owners who have been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.

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NAHB Working to Minimize COVID-19’s Impact on Rental Market

NAHB Working to Minimize COVID-19’s Impact on Rental Market

As the economic damage caused by the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, NAHB is leading the charge in calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to the nation’s renters and housing providers. Emergency rental assistance will keep tenants in their homes and ensure the financial viability and stability of the rental housing industry.

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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Deadline is Aug. 8

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on August 7, 2020 4 Comments
Paycheck Protection Program Loan Deadline is Aug. 8

As the Aug. 8 deadline approaches to apply for a small business loan through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), NAHB continues to urge Congress to extend the deadline and ensure broader builder eligibility under the PPP so that land developers, multifamily property owners and state and local home builder associations have access to this loan program.

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