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How Does Your Preparedness Compare?

Filed in Disaster Response by on September 10, 2020 0 Comments
How Does Your Preparedness Compare?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently released the results from its 2020 National Household Survey, which assesses the nation’s progress in building a culture of preparedness.

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Keep Your Workers Healthy with Clean Hands

Filed in Sponsored Content by on September 10, 2020 0 Comments
Keep Your Workers Healthy with Clean Hands

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve all become more aware of how important proper hand hygiene – washing and/or disinfecting hands – is to staying healthy. According to the CDC, washing your hands frequently is one of the best ways to reduce the spread of germs and infections; so, on worksites, hand hygiene is more important than ever before.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Presents September Update to Members

Filed in Membership by on September 4, 2020 3 Comments
Video: NAHB Chairman Presents September Update to Members

In the September Chairman’s Update, NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke briefs members on the current lumber situation and what NAHB is doing to address material price increases.

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NAHB Podcast: Where the 2020 Election Stands Post-Conventions

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on September 3, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Where the 2020 Election Stands Post-Conventions

On the latest episode of Housing Developments, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss where both parties stand following the recent Democrat and Republican National Conventions, and what listeners can expect for the last two months before Election Day.

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Are You Ready for the Next Disaster?

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on September 3, 2020 0 Comments
Are You Ready for the Next Disaster?

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family, community, and business disaster planning now and throughout the year. Now is the time to make plans to protect your family and business for the next natural or man-made disaster.

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2021 International Builders’ Show Registration Opens with Special Offers

Filed in IBS, Membership by on September 1, 2020 2 Comments
2021 International Builders’ Show Registration Opens with Special Offers

Registration opened today for the 2021 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the premier event in the residential construction industry. The in-person show will follow all health and safety protocols set forth by the CDC and federal, state and local government agencies. 

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A Suburban Shift for Home Building

Filed in Economics, Trends by on September 1, 2020 1 Comment
A Suburban Shift for Home Building

Evidence of a suburban shift for consumer home buying preferences as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic can be found in the second quarter NAHB Home Building Geography Index.

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Skilled Labor Fund Receives New Grant from The Home Depot Foundation and NAHB

Filed in Workforce Development by on August 31, 2020 2 Comments
Skilled Labor Fund Receives New Grant from The Home Depot Foundation and NAHB

The Home Depot Foundation and NAHB recently provided a grant to the National Housing Endowment’s Skilled Labor Fund to help train 1,400 new skilled workers in the building and construction trades.

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NAHB Podcast: Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Must Be Addressed Now

Filed in Advocacy, Membership, Trade by on August 31, 2020 3 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Must Be Addressed Now

On the latest episode of Housing Developments, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard provides an analysis of how the housing industry is leading the nation’s economic recovery. However, Howard stresses that the recent dramatic increase in lumber prices threatens the industry and economy on the whole.

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NAHB State and Local Issues Fund Now Accepting Applications

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on August 27, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB State and Local Issues Fund Now Accepting Applications

State and local HBAs are encouraged to apply for financial assistance to support advocacy efforts on issues affecting the affordability of homeownership.

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