NAHB Now

rss feed Author's Website

NAHB Now's Latest Posts

NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 23, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

NAHB members kicked up their heels and celebrated the association’s 75th anniversary with a gala and directors’ reception during its recent Midyear Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Continue Reading »

New Home Sales Rise 2.9% in May

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on June 23, 2017 0 Comments
New Home Sales Rise 2.9% in May

Sales of newly built, single-family homes in May rose 2.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 610,000 units after an upwardly revised April reading, according to newly released data from HUD and the Census Bureau.

Continue Reading »

NAHB Construction Forecast: Clear Skies, Chance of Headwinds

Filed in Economics, Education by on June 22, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Construction Forecast: Clear Skies, Chance of Headwinds

Three experts offer their insights on the direction the housing industry will take through the end of the year — and a look at what to expect in 2018 and 2019 — in the exclusive NAHB Construction Forecast Webinar, now available for viewing on nahb.org.

Continue Reading »

New Maps Pinpoint Low-Income Housing Development Opportunities

New Maps Pinpoint Low-Income Housing Development Opportunities

NAHB has a new resource for industry professionals interested in providing homes for lower-income families and learning more about development and financing opportunities using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit.

Continue Reading »

It’s Awards Season. Ready to Apply?

Filed in Awards, Construction Industry by on June 21, 2017 0 Comments
It’s Awards Season. Ready to Apply?

Every year, NAHB honors the work of home builders, developers, remodelers, sales professionals — just about everyone in the home building industry who is doing stellar projects. We hope you’ll take advantage of this opportunity to achieve national recognition for your contributions to this great industry.

Continue Reading »

Free Webinar: Significant 2018 Code Changes for Multifamily

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Education, Multifamily by on June 20, 2017 2 Comments
Free Webinar: Significant 2018 Code Changes for Multifamily

Many states and jurisdictions are making plans to adopt the 2018 editions of the International Code Council’s family of building codes next year, and builders in those markets need to be ready.

Continue Reading »

Rep. Westerman’s Forestry Bill a ‘Win-Win-Win,’ NAHB Tells Congress

Rep. Westerman’s Forestry Bill a ‘Win-Win-Win,’ NAHB Tells Congress

A draft legislative proposal by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) would encourage better management of the nation’s federal forest natural resources while also ensuring the continued recovery of the housing industry, NAHB told Congress Thursday.

Continue Reading »

FDIC Chief Discusses Banking Issues with NAHB Leadership

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Finance by on June 15, 2017 0 Comments
FDIC Chief Discusses Banking Issues with NAHB Leadership

NAHB Senior Officers today met with Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Martin Gruenberg to address banking issues of concern to our members. The discussion focused on regulatory barriers to acquisition, development and construction financing by banking institutions — particularly community banks.

Continue Reading »

New Guidance Helps Insulate You from Poor Walls and Attics

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Home Building by on June 15, 2017 0 Comments
New Guidance Helps Insulate You from Poor Walls and Attics

Today’s builders can select from an increasing number of insulation products to meet the high R-values specified by current energy codes. And installing these products correctly is key to providing energy-efficient and durable wall assemblies and comfortable indoor conditions for home buyers. Thankfully, NAHB is here to help.

Continue Reading »

NAHB Members Fan Out on Capitol Hill

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 14, 2017 4 Comments
NAHB Members Fan Out on Capitol Hill

More than 800 builders, remodelers and their trade partners from across the nation are heading to Capitol Hill this morning for the annual NAHB Legislative Conference. In a day full of meetings with elected officials and their staff, our members will call on Congress to make housing and homeownership a national priority and to support policies that will keep the housing recovery moving forward.

Continue Reading »

Advertisement