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Save Time with New Long-Reach Applicator for AdvanTech Subfloor Adhesive

Filed in Home Building, Sponsored Content by on July 12, 2018 0 Comments
Save Time with New Long-Reach Applicator for AdvanTech Subfloor Adhesive

Efficient building practices are critical to meeting deadlines. With the new long-reach applicator for AdvanTech™ subfloor adhesive, you can cover more panels per can with a faster application over traditional cartridge methods.

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Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

Filed in Environmental, Housing Finance, Leadership, Legal by on July 11, 2018 17 Comments
Kavanaugh and Home Building: What the Record Shows

As legal pundits and news outlets pour over Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s extensive judicial record to learn more about President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee, members need only turn to the multiple NAHB court cases over which Kavanaugh has presided at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to get a fuller picture.

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Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

Filed in Design, Education, Remodelers by on July 11, 2018 0 Comments
Webinar: Visitability Starts at the Curb

We know about aging-in-place and universal design, but what about “visitability?” Essentially, visitability refers to design that allows any residents or visitors to get into a home and move within it easily.

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Apply to Serve on an NAHB Committee or Council Board

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership, Membership by on July 11, 2018 0 Comments
Apply to Serve on an NAHB Committee or Council Board

The online application for NAHB committee and council board of trustees appointments is now live. Your NAHB Senior Officers strongly encourage all members to think about throwing their hats into the ring for 2019. The deadline to apply is Sept. 23.

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‘Safety Zone’ Planned for the Builders’ Show

‘Safety Zone’ Planned for the Builders’ Show

NAHB is extending its Safety 365 campaign past the end of this year and into 2019 with the launch of the Safety Zone, a unique exhibit and demonstration space at the International Builders’ Show Feb. 19-21 in Las Vegas.

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Iowa Governor Lauds HBA Job Training Program

Filed in Education by on July 10, 2018 0 Comments
Iowa Governor Lauds HBA Job Training Program

A group of Iowa high school and college students have broken ground on a five-bedroom home in Iowa City that the state’s governor says is a model for communities across the state.

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EPA Seeks New Limits on Its Own Authority

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on July 6, 2018 0 Comments
EPA Seeks New Limits on Its Own Authority

In a memo to the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water, Administrator Scott Pruitt said he wants to limit and also clarify what authority EPA has to object during the normal Clean Water Act Section 404 permit review process that the agency conducts in conjunction with the Army Corps of Engineers.

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New IRS Campaign Targets S-Corp Compliance

New IRS Campaign Targets S-Corp Compliance

The Internal Revenue Service on July 2 announced that it is launching five new compliance campaigns, including one that will seek to stop S corporations from abusing the rules governing pass-through entities.

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What Happened to the Alternative Minimum Tax?

Filed in Codes and Regulations, tax reform toolkit by on July 5, 2018 0 Comments
What Happened to the Alternative Minimum Tax?

While the corporate alternative minimum tax (AMT) was abolished permanently by recent legislation, the individual AMT still exists. However, the rules are now more taxpayer friendly, and other changes to the tax code reduce the odds that NAHB members will owe the AMT while the changes are in effect. Here’s the details.

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NAHB Closed on July 4th to Commemorate Independence Day

Filed in Leadership by on July 4, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Closed on July 4th to Commemorate Independence Day

Cue the hot dogs, cold beverages and the parade grand marshal: NAHB’s offices are closed today to commemorate our great nation’s birthday and celebrate with our family and friends. Stay safe this Fourth of July, enjoy the fireworks, and give a salute to the brave men and women who continue to keep us free.

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