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Builder Confidence Remains Firm in September

Filed in Economics by on September 18, 2018 0 Comments
Builder Confidence Remains Firm in September

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes remained unchanged at a solid 67 reading in September on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Are You the Custom Home Builder of the Year?

Filed in Awards, Home Building, International Builders' Show by on September 14, 2018 0 Comments
Are You the Custom Home Builder of the Year?

The NAHB Custom Home Builder of the Year Award recognizes one home builder for leadership, expertise and contribution to the overall strength of the home building industry. You can also nominate yourself. The deadline is Oct. 19.

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Builders Take the Lead for a Better Building Code

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Home Building, Multifamily by on September 14, 2018 2 Comments
Builders Take the Lead for a Better Building Code

As they step up from HBAs throughout the Federation, it’s clear that home builders have gotten the message that it takes only a few simple steps to ensure better building and energy codes – and those steps start with them.

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NAHB Recommends WOTUS Definition to OMB

Filed in Environmental by on September 14, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Recommends WOTUS Definition to OMB

HBA of Delaware President Jim McCulley and NAHB environmentalists met this week with the White House Office of Management and Budget staff to discuss how to define “waters of the United States” in advance of the Trump administration’s proposed rule.

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NAHB Chairman: Thank You to All Associate Members

Filed in Councils & Committees by on September 11, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Chairman: Thank You to All Associate Members

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel took some time to record a heartfelt “Thank You” video to all of NAHB’s valuable associate members.

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NAHB Asks IRS to Clarify Key Questions on Opportunity Zones

Filed in Tax Reform Toolkit by on September 11, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Asks IRS to Clarify Key Questions on Opportunity Zones

NAHB has joined the Bipartisan Policy Center and eight other national organizations to ask Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner David Kautter to issue guidance on key issues facing investors interested in opportunity zones, established as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

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Circadian Lighting Goes Residential

Filed in Business Management, Technology by on September 10, 2018 0 Comments
Circadian Lighting Goes Residential

There’s a new aspect of lighting that’s gaining traction in both the commercial and residential construction markets: the notion of “human-centric” lighting that enhances the wellness of a building’s occupants.

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September Brings Great IBS Discounts

September Brings Great IBS Discounts

Registration is open for the 75th annual NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual, light-construction trade show in the world. The show returns in 2019 to Las Vegas Feb. 19-21 after a two-year stint in Orlando, Fla.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of James Nistler

Filed in Leadership by on September 7, 2018 0 Comments

Former Oregon HBA president and HUD official James Nistler died on Aug. 17 in Medford, Ore.

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Alicia Huey Seeks Certification as Candidate for NAHB 2020 Third Vice Chair

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on September 7, 2018 10 Comments

The NAHB Nominations Committee has announced that Alicia Huey, president of AGH Homes Inc. in Birmingham, Ala., submitted her letter of intent to seek certification as a candidate for NAHB 2020 Third Vice Chairman at the 2019 International Builders’ Show meetings. She is a member of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders.

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