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Video: NAHB Chairman Updates Members on Senate Testimony from Fed Chairman

Filed in Affordability, Capitol Hill, Chairman's Update by on August 2, 2019 0 Comments
Video: NAHB Chairman Updates Members on Senate Testimony from Fed Chairman

In this month’s video update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde shares a recent example of the influence NAHB has in Washington.

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Great Deals to Attend IBS, Our Industry’s Premier Event

Filed in International Builders' Show by on August 1, 2019 1 Comment
Great Deals to Attend IBS, Our Industry’s Premier Event

Registration is now open for the 76th annual NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual, light-construction trade show in the world. Following a stellar anniversary year, the show will return to Las Vegas Jan. 21-23, 2020.

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55+ Housing Market Remains Solid in Second Quarter

Filed in 55+ Housing, Economics by on August 1, 2019 0 Comments
55+ Housing Market Remains Solid in Second Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained solid in the second quarter with a reading of 71, edging down one point from the previous quarter due to softness in traffic of prospective buyers, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

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Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde and four workers in the construction trades attended today’s White House event commemorating the first anniversary of President Trump’s executive order that established the National Council for the American Worker.

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New Home Sales Rebound in June Despite Affordability Concerns

Filed in Economics by on July 24, 2019 1 Comment
New Home Sales Rebound in June Despite Affordability Concerns

Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 646,000 units — a 7% rise from May’s downwardly revised reading.

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How a New York Home was Built to Withstand a Hurricane

Filed in Sponsored Content by on July 24, 2019 0 Comments
How a New York Home was Built to Withstand a Hurricane

After experiencing the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, residents determined to rebuild realized their homes would need to be stronger and more resilient to stand up to a future filled with more severe weather.

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Remodelers’ Confidence Holds Steady

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on July 18, 2019 1 Comment
Remodelers’ Confidence Holds Steady

NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 55 in the second quarter of 2019, rising one point from the previous quarter. The RMI has been consistently above 50 since the second quarter of 2013.

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Single-Family Starts Increase in June 

Filed in Economics by on July 17, 2019 0 Comments
Single-Family Starts Increase in June 

Single-family gains helped offset a drop in multifamily production as total housing starts edged 0.9% lower in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.25 million units.

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in July

Filed in Economics by on July 16, 2019 1 Comment
Builder Confidence Holds Firm in July

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 65 in July, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This marks the sixth consecutive month that sentiment levels have held at a steady range in the low- to mid-60s.

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Builders and Consumers Weigh in on Resiliency of New Homes

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Disaster Response by on July 9, 2019 0 Comments
Builders and Consumers Weigh in on Resiliency of New Homes

The increasing number of significant natural disasters occurring over the past few years, along with ongoing concerns regarding the effects of climate change, have prompted discussions at every level of government on actions to increase the resiliency of communities, infrastructure and buildings.

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