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Toll Brothers Hosts Students for National Job Shadow Day

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 15, 2017 0 Comments
Toll Brothers Hosts Students for National Job Shadow Day

On National Groundhog Job Shadow Day, Toll Brothers showed 32 students in six states across the country the range of career options available in the home building industry.

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Opening Students’ Eyes to a Career in the Skilled Trades

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on February 10, 2017 0 Comments

When members of the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association met with high school students to talk about career opportunities in the skilled trades, the local public television station tagged along to help spread the word.

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Connecting with Home Owners Across the Country

Filed in Home Building, Homeownership by on February 3, 2017 0 Comments
Connecting with Home Owners Across the Country

In celebration of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary, we are crossing the country and connecting with families who live in the homes our members build. Throughout the year, we’ll be sharing their stories and encouraging consumers to find out how they can start building their own American Dream.

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International Builders’ Show Reveals Leading Trends

Filed in Design, Housing Trends by on January 30, 2017 0 Comments
International Builders’ Show Reveals Leading Trends

Editors from Consumer Reports attending this month’s International Builders’ Show reported several home improvement trends for the year ahead based on what they saw in Orlando.

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Executive Officers Recognized for Dedication to Federation

Filed in Awards by on January 12, 2017 1 Comment
Executive Officers Recognized for Dedication to Federation

Michael Dey and Scott Norman received the inaugural Executive Officer of the Year Award during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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NAHB Opposes HUD’s New Flood Standard

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental, Multifamily by on January 4, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB filed comments in opposition to HUD’s proposal to implement the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard, citing the threatened access to FHA mortgage insurance programs for single-family home buyers and multifamily builders.

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Comment Letters Needed for HUD’s Floodplain Management Proposal

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental, Housing Finance by on December 15, 2016 0 Comments

NAHB is urging members and HBAs to voice your concerns with a new HUD floodplains management proposal that fundamentally threatens access to FHA mortgage insurance programs for single-family home buyers and multifamily builders.

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NAHB Congressional Endorsements Win Big in November

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 22, 2016 1 Comment
NAHB Congressional Endorsements Win Big in November

After NAHB took the unprecedented step of endorsing congressional candidates this fall, 94% of its endorsements won on Nov. 8.

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New Grant Program To Support HBA Initiatives and Projects

Filed in Membership by on November 18, 2016 0 Comments

NAHB is launching a $1-million grant program to assist local and state HBAs across the country as they continually work to better serve their members.

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BUILD-PAC’s Track Record Remains Strong in November Elections

Filed in Capitol Hill by on November 15, 2016 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC’s Track Record Remains Strong in November Elections

Throughout the 2015-2016 election cycle, BUILD-PAC supported 356 U.S. congressional candidates. On Nov. 8, 95% of the candidates won their races.

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