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Video: NAHB Chairman Updates Members on New Efforts to Fight Housing Discrimination

Filed in Chairman's Update by on June 3, 2019 0 Comments
Video: NAHB Chairman Updates Members on New Efforts to Fight Housing Discrimination

NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses the association’s latest efforts to enhance housing accessibility to those in need during this month’s video update to members.

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Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

Filed in Affordability, Home Building, Homeownership by on June 3, 2019 3 Comments
Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

The inaugural Innovative Housing Showcase opened June 1 to packed crowds on the National Mall exploring the latest housing technologies that are helping address the housing affordability crisis.

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New Home Building Geography Index Shows Single-Family Growth Limited to Exurbs

Filed in Economics by on May 28, 2019 5 Comments
New Home Building Geography Index Shows Single-Family Growth Limited to Exurbs

In a sign that housing affordability is becoming a growing issue nationwide, as of the first quarter of 2019 exurbs were the only region that registered single-family permit growth on a year-over-year basis, according to the new NAHB Home Building Geography Index (HBGI).

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Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NAHB recently announced a dynamic list of government and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and journalists who will be speaking at the Innovative Housing Showcase, June 1-5, on the National Mall.

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New Home Sales Post Solid Rate of 673,000 in April

Filed in Economics by on May 23, 2019 1 Comment
New Home Sales Post Solid Rate of 673,000 in April

Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.7% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 673,000 units in April after a sharp upwardly revised March report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The March sales pace of 723,000 units was the highest monthly rate since the Great Recession and the April figure was the third-highest pace.

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Confidence in Apartment and Condo Housing Sectors Weakens in First Quarter 2019

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on May 23, 2019 0 Comments
Confidence in Apartment and Condo Housing Sectors Weakens in First Quarter 2019

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing weakened in the first quarter of 2019, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey released today by NAHB.

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Disaster Preparedness Must Focus on Upgrading Older Homes and Infrastructure

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations by on May 22, 2019 1 Comment
Disaster Preparedness Must Focus on Upgrading Older Homes and Infrastructure

NAHB today called on Congress to focus on improving the older homes, structures and infrastructure that are less resilient to natural disasters because they were built when there were no national model codes in existence or constructed following codes that are now outdated.

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Congressional Leaders to Speak at Legislative Conference

Filed in Capitol Hill by on May 22, 2019 0 Comments
Congressional Leaders to Speak at Legislative Conference

Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) will be the featured speakers at the NAHB Legislative Conference on Wednesday, June 5. The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. (doors open for breakfast at 7 a.m.) at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Bus transportation to the Hyatt Regency from the Marriott Wardman Park will be available at 6:30 a.m.

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NAHB Podcast: Addressing the Challenges of the Labor Shortage

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Membership by on May 21, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Addressing the Challenges of the Labor Shortage

On the latest episode of Housing Developments, special guest Mark Pursell, CEO of the National Housing Endowment, discusses how the Endowment is helping to build the future of the residential construction trade through scholarships and training programs.

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NAHB Statement on Trade Developments with Mexico and Canada

Filed in Economics, Trade by on May 17, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Statement on Trade Developments with Mexico and Canada

NAHB commends President Trump for removing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico. This will provide momentum for Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which holds the potential to lift the housing economy.

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