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NAHB Podcast: Senate Passes Stimulus Package

Filed in Capitol Hill, Disaster Response, Economics by on March 26, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Senate Passes Stimulus Package

On this breaking news episode of Housing Developments, NAHB Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin outlines the provisions in the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed by the Senate late Wednesday night.

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NAHB Wants to Hear from You

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on March 25, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Wants to Hear from You

As NAHB continues to advocate for the needs of the housing industry during the coronavirus pandemic, we need to continue hearing how the crisis is impacting your business. Your feedback to this week’s survey will help us promote policies to keep the housing sector running with as little disruption as possible during this difficult time.

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How to Help Builders Stay on the Job

How to Help Builders Stay on the Job

NAHB is committed to ensuring members continue to operate their businesses throughout the coronavirus pandemic as certain states and local municipalities explore “remain in place” orders. Learn more about the advocacy and business resources available to impacted jurisdictions on nahb.org.

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Sales Data Shows Housing on Strong Footing Prior to Virus Concerns

Filed in Economics by on March 24, 2020 0 Comments
Sales Data Shows Housing on Strong Footing Prior to Virus Concerns

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 4.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 765,000 units in February, coming off a sharp upward revision in January, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The January and February readings mark the highest monthly sales paces since July 2007.

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HBI Launches Complimentary Online Learning Alternatives

HBI Launches Complimentary Online Learning Alternatives

The coronavirus pandemic continues to challenge all sectors of our economy and our educational systems. HBI, a national leader for career training in the building industry, announced complimentary access to online learning alternatives for local schools and training programs.

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An Economic Update from NAHB’s Chief Economist

An Economic Update from NAHB’s Chief Economist

NAHB chief economist is forecasting an economic downturn in the second and third quarters. If social distancing and virus mitigation efforts are effective, the economy should begin the process of rebounding shortly thereafter.

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Tell Us How the Coronavirus Is Impacting Your Business

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on March 18, 2020 9 Comments
Tell Us How the Coronavirus Is Impacting Your Business

To help us most effectively advocate for the needs of the housing industry, we would like to understand how the coronavirus may be impacting your business. This will help us promote policy changes to keep the housing sector running with as little disruption as possible during this difficult time.

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Single-Family Housing Starts Up in February, but Challenges Lie Ahead Due to Coronavirus

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on March 18, 2020 4 Comments
Single-Family Housing Starts Up in February, but Challenges Lie Ahead Due to Coronavirus

Housing starts were strong at the outset of 2020, as builders started production of homes to meet consumer demand at the beginning of the year. However, challenges lie ahead due to broad economic weakening stemming from the coronavirus crisis.

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How a Siding Company Leveraged Safety to Create a Culture of Confidence

Filed in Sponsored Content by on March 17, 2020 5 Comments
How a Siding Company Leveraged Safety to Create a Culture of Confidence

The leaders at SouthEnd Exteriors have cemented a proactive safety mentality into their company culture that not only prevents accidents, but also yields a more productive workforce and increases collaboration among their teams.

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Builder Confidence Declines But Remains Solid Amid Rising Risks

Filed in Economics by on March 17, 2020 6 Comments
Builder Confidence Declines But Remains Solid Amid Rising Risks

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 72 in March, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Sentiment levels have held in a firm range in the low- to mid-70s for the past six months.

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