Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality Top Buyers’ Green Preferences

Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality Top Buyers’ Green Preferences

When buyers think of a green home, they think of features that will first save energy and second improve the quality of the air in the home, according survey results released today by NAHB at the International Builders’ Show.

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HUD to Radically Cut Advance Notice of Housing Inspections

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HUD to Radically Cut Advance Notice of Housing Inspections

HUD has announced it is dramatically reducing the advance notice it provides to public housing authorities and private owners of HUD-subsidized apartment developments before inspections to 14 days.

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2019 Builders’ Show Draws Largest Crowd in 10 Years

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2019 Builders’ Show Draws Largest Crowd in 10 Years

More than 67,000 home building professionals from around the world filled the exhibit halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center as NAHB hosted the 75th anniversary of the International Builders’ Show Feb. 19-21.

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Problem Solvers Caucus Seeks Bipartisan Housing Solutions

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Problem Solvers Caucus Seeks Bipartisan Housing Solutions

In a roundtable discussion moderated by 2019 Chairman Greg Ugalde during the NAHB Board of Directors meeting in Las Vegas, Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) expressed support for working together on a bipartisan basis to advance housing issues.

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Nation’s Home Builders Elect Leadership for 2019

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Nation’s Home Builders Elect Leadership for 2019

The NAHB Board of Directors elected four senior officers to top leadership positions within the Federation during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Watch HUD Sec. Ben Carson, Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Address NAHB Board

Filed in International Builders' Show by on February 21, 2019 0 Comments

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson will speak to the NAHB Board of Directors at 9:00 a.m. PT today, during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Following his talk, Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus Chairs Co-chairs Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) will speak to the board. Their remarks will be broadcast live on the association’s website.

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HUD Secretary Pledges to Work with Builders to Tackle Housing Affordability Crisis

HUD Secretary Pledges to Work with Builders to Tackle Housing Affordability Crisis

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Dr. Ben Carson today discussed how the government and home builders can work together to tackle the nation’s affordability crisis in an address to the NAHB Board of Directors during its annual meeting in Las Vegas.

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Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Weakens Slightly in Fourth Quarter

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on February 21, 2019 0 Comments
Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Weakens Slightly in Fourth Quarter

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing weakened slightly in the fourth quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by NAHB.

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What Home Buyers Want in 2019

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What Home Buyers Want in 2019

Laundry rooms and energy-saving features such as Energy Star appliances, windows and whole house certification are among the most wanted home features, according to survey results from NAHB released today during a press conference at the International Builders’ Show.

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Multifamily Housing Production to Start Leveling Off

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on February 20, 2019 0 Comments
Multifamily Housing Production to Start Leveling Off

While multifamily housing starts in 2018 came very close to the sector’s 2015 peak, production levels are expected to moderate somewhat in 2019 and will stabilize in a range that that is considered normal, according to NAHB analysis at a press conference today during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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