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Help Develop Associate Leaders at the Midyear Directors Meeting

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on July 12, 2018 0 Comments
Help Develop Associate Leaders at the Midyear Directors Meeting

Are you attending the upcoming 2018 Midyear Board of Directors Meeting in Portland? Be sure to register for a fantastic night of food, drinks and fun in support of a cause important to the home building industry.

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Your Client Could Win a Free Log Home

Filed in Councils & Committees by on July 12, 2018 0 Comments
Your Client Could Win a Free Log Home

To celebrate National Log Homes Open House Month in July, two NAHB members are teaming up to give away a log home worth nearly $70,000.

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After Rush to Urbanize, Suburbs Again on Top

Filed in Land Development, Multifamily by on July 10, 2018 0 Comments
After Rush to Urbanize, Suburbs Again on Top

Populations in cities’ core urban areas grew at a rate that nearly matched growth in America’s suburbs, a sharp shift from a decades-long trend that prompted demographers to declare the 2010s “the decade of the city.”

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Resources for Home Builders to Beat the Heat

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on July 9, 2018 0 Comments
Resources for Home Builders to Beat the Heat

Exposure to high temperatures or heat can cause serious illness and even death. Ensuring that your body is regularly hydrated and protected from the sun during hot months is essential to maintaining balance for performing well at work. This NAHB video can help explain how.

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Register for Local Fall Prevention Courses

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on July 5, 2018 0 Comments
Register for Local Fall Prevention Courses

The training programs will help employees and employers identify and avoid fall hazards encountered during home building operations, the prevention of falls, solutions to protect against and arrest falls, and the rescue of a fallen worker.

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Celebrate Our Log Home Heritage in July

Filed in Councils & Committees by on July 3, 2018 0 Comments
Celebrate Our Log Home Heritage in July

July is National Log Homes Open House Month, celebrating the historical contributions and modern efficiency of log and timber homes. From the simple and utilitarian log cabins of frontier lore to 21st-century luxury living, log homes have been part of the American landscape for over two centuries. Now entering its 41st year of operation, the […]

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Top Spike: It’s Our Responsibility to Recruit New Members

Filed in Awards, Membership by on July 3, 2018 0 Comments
Top Spike: It’s Our Responsibility to Recruit New Members

One of the top Spikes for May says it is the responsibility of all NAHB members to dedicate time to recruiting new members. “This ensures that NAHB will continue to be a successful institution and its members will continue to receive the many incredible benefits provided by NAHB,” said Randy Bowling, President of Tropicana Homes […]

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NAHB Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court ‘Takings’ Case

Filed in Land Development, Legal by on July 2, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court ‘Takings’ Case

NAHB recently submitted an amicus brief in a Supreme Court case that may have a profound effect on land use lawsuits. This fall, the court will hear arguments in Knick v. Township of Scott, a case that has major implications for Fifth Amendment “takings” claims. The takings clause provides a guarantee that property owners be […]

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Major Victory for NAHB and Builder in Clean Water Act Court Case

Filed in Environmental, Legal by on June 29, 2018 1 Comment
Major Victory for NAHB and Builder in Clean Water Act Court Case

On June 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit sided with an NAHB member engaged in a decade-long legal battle in a case supported by NAHB’s Legal Action Fund – Orchard Hill Building Company v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Electronic Submissions of Injury Records Due to OSHA July 1

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 28, 2018 0 Comments
Electronic Submissions of Injury Records Due to OSHA July 1

Certain companies, including some home builders, are required to electronically submit information from their 2017 Form 300A to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration by July 1.

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