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Don’t Cut Corners on Saw Safety

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on September 18, 2019 1 Comment
Don’t Cut Corners on Saw Safety

When used properly and maintained in good working order, saws are quick and efficient tools to complete the job. But serious injuries can result if the proper safety precautions are not followed.

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HBA Wins Court Fight Against Building Permit Fees with Help from NAHB Fund

Filed in Legal by on September 16, 2019 1 Comment
HBA Wins Court Fight Against Building Permit Fees with Help from NAHB Fund

After nearly a decade of litigation and two trips to the state Supreme Court, the Home Builders Association of Michigan secured a resounding victory for the home building industry.

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Is the Long Saga of the HOW Companies Nearing an End?

Filed in Legal by on September 13, 2019
Is the Long Saga of the HOW Companies Nearing an End?

A decades-long receivership battle may soon be winding down with many home builders receiving a payout for an investment they made in the 1980s.

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Tips for Optimizing Your Company’s Social Media Presence on Mobile Devices

Filed in Education, Sales & Marketing by on September 12, 2019 0 Comments
Tips for Optimizing Your Company’s Social Media Presence on Mobile Devices

Getting noticed on social media isn’t easy, but there are some things you can do to break through the clutter, help your posts get seen and even attract followers.

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U.S. Plywood Producers File Suit Over Brazilian Wood Certifications

Filed in Legal by on September 10, 2019 2 Comments
U.S. Plywood Producers File Suit Over Brazilian Wood Certifications

Ten U.S. plywood producers allege false advertising claims against two certifying agencies that authorized 35 Brazilian plywood plants as meeting the structural grade requirements for plywood panels.

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NAHB Statement on the Administration’s Housing Finance Reform Plan

Filed in Housing Finance by on September 5, 2019 2 Comments
NAHB Statement on the Administration’s Housing Finance Reform Plan

The release of the Trump administration’s reform plan is an important step forward in the long-term effort to bring a robust and lasting framework to the nation’s housing finance system.

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NAHB Podcast: Everything’s Under Control – Rents, Housing Finance & the Economy

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Economics by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Everything’s Under Control – Rents, Housing Finance & the Economy

After a summer hiatus, co-hosts NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin return to discuss all things economics on Housing Developments, the NAHB podcast.

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Do You Have a Disaster Plan? Now is the Time to Prepare One

Filed in Disaster Response, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 4, 2019 0 Comments
Do You Have a Disaster Plan? Now is the Time to Prepare One

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual awareness campaign by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). NAHB strongly urges home builders to use this time to review jobsite and business disaster preparedness.

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3 Online Learning Opportunities You Don’t Want to Miss

Filed in Business Management, Education by on September 4, 2019 0 Comments
3 Online Learning Opportunities You Don’t Want to Miss

School is back in session at NAHB Education! We are featuring three business development-focused online learning opportunities next week, including two webinars and an online course beginning on Tuesday.

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Apply Today for the SAFE Awards

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 3, 2019 0 Comments
Apply Today for the SAFE Awards

Apply or nominate someone today for the SAFE Awards, the home building industry’s only award recognizing professionals who have made successful efforts to advance safety in the industry.

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