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Multifamily: Coronavirus Affecting Rent Collection, Plan Reviews

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on April 15, 2020 0 Comments
Multifamily: Coronavirus Affecting Rent Collection, Plan Reviews

An online survey conducted by NAHB between April 3 and April 9 reveals that 90% of multifamily developers said the coronavirus has had an adverse effect on how long it takes to obtain a plan review for a typical multifamily building, and 88% said it has had an adverse effect on timely collection of rent payments. 

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Builder Confidence Posts Historic Decline on Coronavirus Pandemic

Filed in Economics by on April 15, 2020 18 Comments
Builder Confidence Posts Historic Decline on Coronavirus Pandemic

Reflecting the growing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes plunged 42 points in April to 30, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The decline in April was the largest single monthly change in the history of the index and marks the lowest builder confidence reading since June 2012.

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NAHB Members Urged to ‘Stand Down’ for Coronavirus Safety

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on April 9, 2020 3 Comments
NAHB Members Urged to ‘Stand Down’ for Coronavirus Safety

NAHB is urging members to halt work for at least 10 minutes on Thursday, April 16, for a COVID-19 Job Site Safety Stand Down to educate workers on what they should do to keep themselves safe from coronavirus and to help “flatten the curve” for everyone.

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NAHB Podcast: Chief Economist Rob Dietz Provides Economic Update

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on April 6, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Podcast: Chief Economist Rob Dietz Provides Economic Update

In this special edition of Housing Developments, NAHB Chief Economist Rob Dietz gives an updated look at our nation’s economy as it adapts to this new coronavirus environment.

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NAHB Coronavirus Webinar Series Continues This Week

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on April 6, 2020 9 Comments
NAHB Coronavirus Webinar Series Continues This Week

We will continue our Coronavirus Webinar Series this week on the topics of Small Business Administration loans, tax relief provisions in the CARES Act, unemployment insurance changes and jobsite safety.

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NAHB Needs Your Input: Complete this Week’s Coronavirus Survey

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics by on April 3, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Needs Your Input: Complete this Week’s Coronavirus Survey

NAHB is seeking feedback from its members to help us advocate for the needs of the housing industry during the coronavirus crisis. We open a new weekly survey every Tuesday to gauge the industry’s changing needs, and will take less than 5 minutes to complete.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Dean Mon Addresses the Coronavirus Crisis

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on April 3, 2020 0 Comments
Video: NAHB Chairman Dean Mon Addresses the Coronavirus Crisis

In this month’s Chairman’s Update, NAHB Chairman Dean Mon discusses the impacts the housing industry is seeing so far due to the coronavirus outbreak and how NAHB is responding.

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Register Now for NAHB’s CARES Act Webinar Series this Week

Filed in Disaster Response by on April 1, 2020 2 Comments
Register Now for NAHB’s CARES Act Webinar Series this Week

Join NAHB during a series of members-only webinars on Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3 to learn what the CARES Act means for home builders.

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Register for Member Webinar: COVID-19 Update for Your Workplace

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on March 31, 2020 9 Comments
Register for Member Webinar: COVID-19 Update for Your Workplace

Join a free member webinar on Wednesday April 1, to understand the paid sick leave and the expanded family leave provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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NAHB Podcast: Homeland Security and FEMA Announce Provisions for Housing

Filed in Disaster Response by on March 30, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Homeland Security and FEMA Announce Provisions for Housing

On this special flash episode of Housing Developments, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard announces two new housing provisions from the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency that were announced over the weekend.

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