BUILD-PAC Leader Shares Recruitment Strategies

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on June 4, 2020 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Leader Shares Recruitment Strategies

2019 Capitol Club Chairman Jules Guidry’s recruitment strategies for BUILD-PAC include strategic planning and underscoring the value of NAHB.

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Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

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Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

As more business is conducted online, HBAs are getting creative with how they engage with members. From Zoom meetings to virtual happy hours and coffee chats, online gatherings are a powerful channel to keep communications flowing within HBA communities.

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Senate Approves House-Passed PPP Bill

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Senate Approves House-Passed PPP Bill

By unanimous consent, the Senate on June 3 approved legislation passed by the House last week that will liberalize rules under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to give business owners more time to have the loans forgiven by the U.S. government. President Trump is expected to sign the legislation into law shortly.

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IBS 2021 Show Home Boasts Spaciousness in an Urban Setting

IBS 2021 Show Home Boasts Spaciousness in an Urban Setting

Built within the densely populated Winter Park community of Orlando, The New American Home® 2021 will showcase many of the amenities today’s home buyers are seeking – most notably, a prime location.

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The Future of Multifamily Design

Filed in Design, Disaster Response, Multifamily by on June 3, 2020 8 Comments
The Future of Multifamily Design

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced residents to look at a number of their everyday experiences — including the way they live. In multifamily developments, the areas of real changes will occur based on two components: health and safety protocols, and consumer demands.

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Resources to Promote National Homeownership Month in June

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Resources to Promote National Homeownership Month in June

National Homeownership Month in June is an opportunity to remind consumers about the evolving role of the home and its importance in our lives.

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NAHB Offering Educational Webinars throughout June

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NAHB Offering Educational Webinars throughout June

NAHB Education is offering a variety of dynamic webinars for industry professionals during the month of June. These webinars are specifically designed to help participants expand their knowledge on emerging trends, research and develop valuable skills, all while learning in a safe environment.

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Coronavirus Likely to Add Momentum to Increased Home Building in Smaller Markets

Coronavirus Likely to Add Momentum to Increased Home Building in Smaller Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to hasten a housing trend already taking place across the nation – residential construction activity that is expanding at a more rapid rate in lower density markets such as smaller cities and rural areas. Multifamily development is also proceeding at a brisk pace in areas where education and health services dominate. These are among the findings of the latest quarterly NAHB Home Building Geography Index (HBGI).

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More Than Half of Builders Used Incentives to Boost Sales in May

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More Than Half of Builders Used Incentives to Boost Sales in May

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index survey conducted in May 2020 reveals that more than half of single-family builders are using incentives to bolster sales and/or limit cancellations. This is essentially the same share of builders that were providing incentives during normal market conditions in 2003. By contrast the percentage of builders providing sales incentives was far higher during the Great Recession.

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How Smart Homes Could Benefit from Energy Management Systems

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building by on June 1, 2020 1 Comment
How Smart Homes Could Benefit from Energy Management Systems

The new ENERGY STAR Smart Home Energy Management Systems (SHEMS) Program establishes standards for managing smart-home technology energy use and software.

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