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NAHB Announces Best of IBS Winners at 2020 International Builders’ Show

Filed in International Builders' Show by on January 24, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Announces Best of IBS Winners at 2020 International Builders’ Show

NAHB named the winning products in its eighth annual Best of IBS™ Awards during the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas. The awards were presented during a ceremony on the final day of the show.

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HBI and Home Depot Foundation to Grant Up to Half a Million Dollars for Youth Trade Training

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on January 24, 2020 2 Comments
HBI and Home Depot Foundation to Grant Up to Half a Million Dollars for Youth Trade Training

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) this week announced The Home Depot Foundation will commit up to $500,000 to fund student training in home construction careers in high schools across the country. Additionally, the National Housing Endowment (NHE), the philanthropic arm of NAHB, has pledged $200,000 in support of the effort. This combined $700,000 will provide training to thousands of students for construction trades skills.

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New App Helps Builders Meet Accessibility Requirements of Fair Housing Act

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on January 24, 2020 4 Comments
New App Helps Builders Meet Accessibility Requirements of Fair Housing Act

NAHB unveiled the Pocket Guide to the Fair Housing Act, a free app designed to help home builders, contractors and designers meet the accessibility requirements of the act.

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Strong Attendance at 2020 Builders’ Show Reflects Industry Optimism

Filed in International Builders' Show by on January 23, 2020 1 Comment
Strong Attendance at 2020 Builders’ Show Reflects Industry Optimism

Nearly 65,000 home building professionals from around the world filled the exhibit halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center as NAHB hosted one of the largest turnouts in recent years at the NAHB® International Builders’ Show (IBS) Jan. 21-23.

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HUD Secretary Cites Work to Ease Affordability Woes

Filed in Affordability, International Builders' Show by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
HUD Secretary Cites Work to Ease Affordability Woes

In an address before the NAHB Leadership Council in Las Vegas, HUD Secretary Ben Carson said today he is committed to working with the association and other stakeholders to seek solutions to the nation’s housing affordability crisis.

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NAHB Elects Leadership for 2020

Filed in Leadership by on January 23, 2020 2 Comments
NAHB Elects Leadership for 2020

Members of NAHB elected four senior officers to top leadership positions within the federation during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Trump Shows Support for Home Building in Message to NAHB Members

Filed in Membership by on January 23, 2020 4 Comments
Trump Shows Support for Home Building in Message to NAHB Members

President Donald Trump commended the hard work of NAHB members in a video message played today during the Meeting of the Members at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Watch Live: Senior Administration Officials Address NAHB Members

Filed in International Builders' Show, Membership by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
Watch Live: Senior Administration Officials Address NAHB Members

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency Mark Calabria and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler will each address NAHB members during the Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23, during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Demand for Apartments Will Fuel the Multifamily Sector in 2020

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on January 22, 2020 3 Comments
Demand for Apartments Will Fuel the Multifamily Sector in 2020

Apartment production has returned to pre-recession levels and vacancies are low, but more new apartment homes are needed, according to experts participating in a press conference today during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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Best of 55+ Housing Awards Announce Builder of the Year and Community of the Year

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on January 22, 2020 0 Comments
Best of 55+ Housing Awards Announce Builder of the Year and Community of the Year

NAHB named Robson Communities Inc. in Sun Lakes, Ariz., the Builder of the Year and Trilogy® in Summerlin® in Las Vegas the Community of the Year, as part of the 2020 Best of 55+ Housing Awards.

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