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Lower Interest Rates Stabilize Builder Confidence

Filed in Economics by on January 16, 2019 1 Comment
Lower Interest Rates Stabilize Builder Confidence

Buoyed by falling mortgage rates, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to 58 in January on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

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Older Americans Increasingly Burdened by Housing Costs

Filed in Economics, Housing Trends by on January 15, 2019 0 Comments
Older Americans Increasingly Burdened by Housing Costs

The housing industry continues to deal with an affordability crisis, and a new report reaffirms that an alarming portion of American households are over burdened with housing costs.

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Construction Job Openings Down as Building Activity Slows

Filed in Economics by on January 14, 2019 0 Comments
Construction Job Openings Down as Building Activity Slows

As higher interest rates slowed building activity at the end of 2018, the number of unfilled jobs in the construction sector decreased in November.

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NAHB, Industry Groups Hold Housing Event for Members of Congress

Filed in Capitol Hill by on January 11, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB, Industry Groups Hold Housing Event for Members of Congress

NAHB and several industry partners welcomed more than 50 members of the 116th Congress to Washington during a Friends of Housing reception last night on Capitol Hill.

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Tell Us Why Your HBA Is Tops

Filed in Awards by on January 11, 2019 0 Comments
Tell Us Why Your HBA Is Tops

NAHB is now accepting nominations for the Association Excellence Awards, an annual program that recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of state and local HBAs (HBA Awards) and executive officers (Individual Awards) in the field of association management.

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NAHB Legal Fund Helps Subcontractor Win in Construction Defect Case

Filed in Legal by on January 9, 2019 2 Comments
NAHB Legal Fund Helps Subcontractor Win in Construction Defect Case

NAHB’s Legal Action Fund scored another victory at the end of 2018, when a case it supported in Nevada, Donnelly v. Anthony & Sylvan Pools, resulted in a win for the building community.

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New Contracts Webinar Series Helps Your Business Prevent Legal Exposure

Filed in Education, Legal by on January 7, 2019 0 Comments
New Contracts Webinar Series Helps Your Business Prevent Legal Exposure

Without solid contracts and detailed document management, your business is vulnerable to legal exposure. To help, NAHB is offering a webinar series discussing these risks – and providing practical solutions. Take one webinar, or all three, and save with our new, lower 2019 prices.

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Celebrate the Best of the Industry at IBS

Filed in Awards, International Builders' Show by on January 4, 2019 0 Comments
Celebrate the Best of the Industry at IBS

Join your peers at one of 12 awards and recognition ceremonies during the 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Feb. 19-21. The awards will encompass all areas of residential construction, including green, design, multifamily, custom and more.

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Government Shutdown Continues as Political Leaders Remain Deadlocked

Filed in Capitol Hill by on January 3, 2019 1 Comment
Government Shutdown Continues as Political Leaders Remain Deadlocked

President Trump rejected the Democrats’ plan to reopen the government and the partial shutdown now enters its 13th day due to a dispute over border wall funding.

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A Look Back at 2018

Filed in Home Building by on January 3, 2019 0 Comments
A Look Back at 2018

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel recently shared some of the Federation’s most important accomplishments of 2018.

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