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Proposed Regulations on Opportunity Zones Released

Filed in Tax Reform Toolkit by on October 19, 2018 0 Comments
Proposed Regulations on Opportunity Zones Released

The Treasury Department and IRS today released the long-awaited proposed regulations for implementing opportunity zones, a new type of economic development incentive created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

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How Did You Engage with YP Week 2018?

Filed in Councils & Committees by on October 19, 2018 0 Comments
How Did You Engage with YP Week 2018?

NAHB’s inaugural Young Professionals Week is concluding today, but not without a lot of activity from YPs across the country.

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OSHA Clarifies Workplace Safety Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug Testing

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on October 16, 2018 0 Comments
OSHA Clarifies Workplace Safety Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug Testing

On Oct. 11, OSHA issued a memorandum clarifying how the prohibition against employee retaliation for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses applies to certain safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing policies.

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Inaugural Young Professionals Week Kicks Off Today

Filed in Councils & Committees, Student Chapters by on October 15, 2018 1 Comment
Inaugural Young Professionals Week Kicks Off Today

The NAHB Young Professionals Committee is excited to announce the inaugural Young Professionals Week Oct. 15-19, during Careers in Construction Month. Recruiting more young people into home building is a top priority, so it makes sense to feature the YP groups as resources for new builders.

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NAHB’S Conventions and Meetings Chairman Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

Filed in Councils & Committees by on October 15, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB’S Conventions and Meetings Chairman Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

Honoring a distinguished career in the systems-built housing industry, Buddy Hughes of Hughes Construction in North Carolina received the S.A. Walters Award at the Building Systems Housing Summit earlier this month. The award recognizes a lifetime of achievement in systems-built housing.

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Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 11, 2018 0 Comments
Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

As a part of Careers in Construction Month, NAHB is launching a national day of action on social media on Monday, Oct. 15. Post to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media channel using the tag #CICDAY2018.

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Building Systems Housing Summit Reached New Heights in 2018

Filed in Councils & Committees by on October 10, 2018 0 Comments
Building Systems Housing Summit Reached New Heights in 2018

It was another record-setting event for the Building Systems Councils last week in Knoxville, TN., as the offsite construction community gathered for the 33rd annual Building Systems Housing Summit.

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State Supreme Court Rules that CGL Policies Do Not Cover Faulty Subcontractor Work

Filed in Legal by on October 10, 2018 0 Comments
State Supreme Court Rules that CGL Policies Do Not Cover Faulty Subcontractor Work

In a case the home building industry was watching closely, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that a commercial general liability policy, even with a products-completed operations-hazard clause, does not cover faulty work performed by a subcontractor that results in property damage.

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It’s Fire Prevention Week: What’s Your Jobsite Fire Safety Plan?

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on October 8, 2018 1 Comment
It’s Fire Prevention Week: What’s Your Jobsite Fire Safety Plan?

This week is Fire Prevention Week, an annual public outreach and awareness campaign from the National Fire Protection Association. While mostly geared to fire prevention in the home, builders can use the week to review their jobsite fire safety practices.

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SAFE Awards Now Accepting Applications

SAFE Awards Now Accepting Applications

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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