HBAs Honored for Membership Growth, Retention

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HBAs Honored for Membership Growth, Retention

Several local HBAs around the country were recognized at last week’s Association Leadership Institute in Pittsburgh for their membership achievements in 2014. The prestigious NAHB Membership Cup recognizes one local association for outstanding membership efforts. Finalists include the top association from each of seven group sizes with the highest combined percentage increase in membership growth […]

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Digital Builder: PlanGrid

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Digital Builder: PlanGrid

For event the most tech-savvy of us, finding the most innovative, user-friendly, and thorough apps can daunting. And, when it’s an app designed to help improve your business you definitely want to invest the time to pick the right one.

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The True Cost of Clean Power

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The True Cost of Clean Power

NAHB staff met with the White House Office of Management and Budget July 9 to raise home builders’ significant concerns with the Clean Power Plan regulation now under review.

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NAHB Remodelers Members Dominate Professional Remodeler’s ’40 Under 40′

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on July 27, 2015 0 Comments

It’s no secret that NAHB members are an award-winning bunch. The Professional Remodeler magazine 40 Under 40 award demonstrates that they are also the future of the remodeling industry.

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Just How Safe is Your Company?

Just How Safe is Your Company?

NAHB wants to know…and recognize you for your efforts in keeping your employees safe from worksite risks and hazards. The NAHB/Builders Mutual Safety Awards for Excellence awards program opens Aug. 3.

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Property Taxes are Largest Chunk of State and Local Tax Receipts

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Property Taxes are Largest Chunk of State and Local Tax Receipts

Property taxes accounted for a whopping $500 billion in state and local tax receipts during the annual period covering the first quarter of 2014 through the end of the first quarter of 2015, according to NAHB tabulations of the Census Bureau’s quarterly data.

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Regional Roundup

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Regional Roundup

Stay current with NAHBNow’s weekly collection of quick links to hot topics and trends around the nation.

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HUD Should Help Run LIHTC program, GAO Says

The Government Accountability Office is recommending that the Department of Housing and Urban Development join the Internal Revenue Service in administering the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

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OSHA Slams Builders with Hefty Fines, Jail Time for Noncompliance

OSHA Slams Builders with Hefty Fines, Jail Time for Noncompliance

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration recently issued several hefty fines, and even jail time, to a number of construction companies that had repeated and serious safety violations.

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New Home Sales Fall 6.8% in June

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New Home Sales Fall 6.8% in June

Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 6.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 482,000 units in June, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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