NAHB Now

rss feed

NAHB Now's Latest Posts

NAHB Young Professionals Set the Pace for BUILD-PAC Fundraising

Filed in Councils & Committees by on July 15, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Young Professionals Set the Pace for BUILD-PAC Fundraising

NAHB’s Young Professionals Committee held its most successful BUILD-PAC fundraiser during the Spring Leadership Meeting in Washington last month.

Continue Reading »

NAHB Webinar Explores Economic Conditions for Multifamily Sector

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on July 10, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Webinar Explores Economic Conditions for Multifamily Sector

NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz will present the latest economic and housing data affecting the multifamily home building sector during the Multifamily Housing Economic Outlook Webinar scheduled for Thursday, July 18, 2-3 p.m. ET.

Continue Reading »

Recent Supreme Court Decision Highlights Arbitration Opportunities for Builders

Filed in Legal by on July 5, 2019 2 Comments
Recent Supreme Court Decision Highlights Arbitration Opportunities for Builders

Builders may wish to consult with their attorney about including an express agreement in contracts for individual arbitration.

Continue Reading »

Protect Your Most Valuable Tools

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 28, 2019 0 Comments
Protect Your Most Valuable Tools

Construction workers are among the most vulnerable workers to contact injuries, according to the National Safety Council. And the most valuable tools to a builder – the hands – often take the brunt of these injuries.

Continue Reading »

Young Building Professionals Look to Attract More Like Themselves

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on June 19, 2019 0 Comments
Young Building Professionals Look to Attract More Like Themselves

Attracting new workers to the trades is a top priority of NAHB, HBAs, construction companies, schools, governments, economists, and pretty much anyone else with an interest in home building. Included in the group of concerned observers are current young building professionals.

Continue Reading »

NAHB Legal Action Fund Awards Grants to Help Member Litigation

Filed in Legal by on June 18, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Legal Action Fund Awards Grants to Help Member Litigation

The Legal Action Committee announced the recipients of its latest round of legal aid grants at the NAHB Spring Leadership Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Continue Reading »

Shield It, Shore It or Slope It During the Trench Safety Stand Down

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 17, 2019 0 Comments
Shield It, Shore It or Slope It During the Trench Safety Stand Down

Today marks the start of the 2019 Trench Safety Stand Down. This week, the stand down gives employers, supervisors and foremen the opportunity to speak directly to workers about trench and excavation hazards.

Continue Reading »

Grow Your Business and Stay Sane with Tools from NAHB Education

Filed in Business Management, Education, Home Building by on June 12, 2019 0 Comments
Grow Your Business and Stay Sane with Tools from NAHB Education

Managing a growing business can stretch home builders to the very limits of their personal, emotional and financial resources. An NAHB webinar, Managing Business Growth for Profitability and Sanity, will provide construction owners with the tools necessary to grow a business successfully.

Continue Reading »

Can You Spot a Safety Hazard on the Job Site?

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 7, 2019 2 Comments
Can You Spot a Safety Hazard on the Job Site?

June is National Safety Month, and the focus for the first week is hazard recognition.

Continue Reading »

Why Home Builders Should Be Concerned About ‘Early Development’

Filed in Legal by on May 30, 2019 0 Comments
Why Home Builders Should Be Concerned About ‘Early Development’

E.D. in the new home warranty industry is an acronym for “early development,” which refers to the timing of structural claim occurrence during the 10-year warranty term. What factors determine when structural claims occur? And why is this important to home builders?

Continue Reading »