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Learn How to Comply with Final Joint Employer Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 17, 2020 0 Comments
Learn How to Comply with Final Joint Employer Rule

The Department of Labor will offer a public webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 1:00 p.m. ET, to provide compliance assistance on the final joint employer rule, which takes effect on March 16, 2020.

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LG Builder and Signature Kitchen Suite Appliances Take Center Stage at IBS 2020 Show Homes

Filed in Sponsored Content by on February 5, 2020 0 Comments
LG Builder and Signature Kitchen Suite Appliances Take Center Stage at IBS 2020 Show Homes

The New American Home® (TNAH) and The New American Remodel® (TNAR) incorporated some of the most cutting-edge appliances and trends on the market while upholding the mission to support environmental sustainability. Global tech innovator LG Electronics and luxury kitchen brand, Signature Kitchen Suite, both were named platinum partners for these “net-zero” show homes in the Nevada desert.

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Video: Chairman Dean Mon Discusses 2020 Agenda

Filed in Chairman's Update by on February 3, 2020 0 Comments
Video: Chairman Dean Mon Discusses 2020 Agenda

Newly installed 2020 Chairman Dean Mon gives his first video address to the Association in this month’s Chairman’s Update. Mon recaps the 2020 International Builders’ Show and takes a look ahead to the coming year — specifically election-year efforts.

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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on January 30, 2020 0 Comments
Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Slightly

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped four points to 68 in the fourth quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index released today.

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Announcing the 2020 National Housing Center Award Recipients

Filed in Awards, Leadership by on January 28, 2020 0 Comments
Announcing the 2020 National Housing Center Award Recipients

The National Housing Center Board of Governors has announced the recipients of the 2020 National Housing Center Awards, including the Exemplary Service in Home Building Awards and the National Housing Hall of Fame.

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Judy Dinelle Honored as PWB Woman of the Year

Filed in Awards, Councils & Committees by on January 27, 2020 2 Comments
Judy Dinelle Honored as PWB Woman of the Year

The NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council has named Judy Dinelle as NAHB PWB Woman of the Year for her countless time, dedication, and effort to promoting the efforts of women who contribute to and advocate for the building industry.

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2019 New Home Sales Up 10% Over Previous Year

Filed in Economics by on January 27, 2020 4 Comments
2019 New Home Sales Up 10% Over Previous Year

Sales of newly built, single-family homes declined 0.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 694,000 units in December, coming off a downward revision in November, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The monthly number is 23% higher than the December 2018 pace.

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NAHB Announces Best of IBS Winners at 2020 International Builders’ Show

Filed in International Builders' Show by on January 24, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Announces Best of IBS Winners at 2020 International Builders’ Show

NAHB named the winning products in its eighth annual Best of IBS™ Awards during the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas. The awards were presented during a ceremony on the final day of the show.

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HBI and Home Depot Foundation to Grant Up to Half a Million Dollars for Youth Trade Training

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 24, 2020 2 Comments
HBI and Home Depot Foundation to Grant Up to Half a Million Dollars for Youth Trade Training

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) this week announced The Home Depot Foundation will commit up to $500,000 to fund student training in home construction careers in high schools across the country. Additionally, the National Housing Endowment (NHE), the philanthropic arm of NAHB, has pledged $200,000 in support of the effort. This combined $700,000 will provide training to thousands of students for construction trades skills.

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New App Helps Builders Meet Accessibility Requirements of Fair Housing Act

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on January 24, 2020 2 Comments
New App Helps Builders Meet Accessibility Requirements of Fair Housing Act

NAHB unveiled the Pocket Guide to the Fair Housing Act, a free app designed to help home builders, contractors and designers meet the accessibility requirements of the act.

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