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Video: NAHB Chairman Discusses Industry Pushback on Rent Control

Filed in Chairman's Update by on October 4, 2019 0 Comments

In this month’s video update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses a recent rent control initiative pushed by California legislators.

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NAHB Continues to Push Back Against Rent Control

Filed in Affordability, Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on September 6, 2019 3 Comments
NAHB Continues to Push Back Against Rent Control

Rent control legislation is being considered in California that will exacerbate housing shortages and drive up rents.

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Rent Control Legislation Heats Up Amid Affordability Concerns

Filed in Affordability, Multifamily by on June 12, 2019 5 Comments
Rent Control Legislation Heats Up Amid Affordability Concerns

Rents for apartments and single-family homes are rising nearly as fast as home prices. As already high rents climb higher, frustrated renters may move further away from employment centers or look for smaller apartments. Exacerbating the issue is increased legislative interest in rent control — which often creates more challenges, including reduced supply of available units and reduced income to states and municipalities because of slowed or halted development.

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NAHB Podcast: Everything’s Under Control – Rents, Housing Finance & the Economy

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Economics by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Everything’s Under Control – Rents, Housing Finance & the Economy

After a summer hiatus, co-hosts NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin return to discuss all things economics on Housing Developments, the NAHB podcast.

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Prop 10 a Bad Deal for Affordable Housing Advocates

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
Prop 10 a Bad Deal for Affordable Housing Advocates

Californians will be faced with more than just candidates for local and national office when they vote Nov. 6: They’ll also have to decide whether to repeal the state’s 23-year-old Costa-Hawkins law.That measure limits local jurisdictions’ ability to impose rent controls.

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Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Remains Unchanged in Fourth Quarter

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Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Remains Unchanged in Fourth Quarter

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing remained unchanged in the fourth quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by NAHB. The MMS produces two separate indices. The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) remained even at 49, while the Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI) also remained even with a reading of 40.

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A Gift to You: 2019 All Wrapped Up

Filed in Capitol Hill, Membership by on December 13, 2019 0 Comments
A Gift to You: 2019 All Wrapped Up

On the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, hosts Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin look back at 2019. Tune in to hear about our key policy wins from the year, and where we’re headed in 2020.

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3 Things Scaring Consumers Away from Smart-home Technology

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on January 14, 2016 0 Comments
3 Things Scaring Consumers Away from Smart-home Technology

Many consumers are still wary of smart-home technology, largely due to concerns regarding price, compatibility and security.

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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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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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