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NAHB Remembers Code Official Gilbert Gonzales Jr.

NAHB Remembers Code Official Gilbert Gonzales Jr.

Funeral services will be held Aug. 19 for Gilbert Gonzales Jr., a member of the International Code Council Board of Directors and a home builder’s advocate on building and energy codes.

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Legal Action Fund Now Accepting Applications

Filed in Councils & Committees, Legal by on August 14, 2017 0 Comments
Legal Action Fund Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the NAHB Legal Action Fund, which provides financial assistance to state and local HBAs as well as their builder/developer members involved in litigation with the potential to significantly affect the industry.

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NAHB Members Celebrate National Building Systems Week

Filed in Councils & Committees, Technology by on August 7, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Members Celebrate National Building Systems Week

This week-long event aims to educate NAHB members and consumers on the advantages of systems-built homes as opposed to traditional stick building.

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LIHTC a ‘Lifeline’ for these Vets

Filed in Councils & Committees, Multifamily by on August 4, 2017 0 Comments
LIHTC a ‘Lifeline’ for these Vets

Developers of affordable housing know that the Low Income Housing Tax Credit is the lifeline that pulls vets and their families out of a cycle of poverty and into jobs, economic independence and a more meaningful life. It also means a safer, more affordable place for seniors and those with disabilities. Here’s how it works.

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55+ Builder Confidence Strengthens in 2nd Quarter

Filed in Councils & Committees, Economics by on August 3, 2017 0 Comments
55+ Builder Confidence Strengthens in 2nd Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market strengthened in the second quarter of 2017 with a reading of 66, up 11 points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, released today. This is the 13th consecutive quarter with a reading above 50, which means that more builders view conditions as good than poor.

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Easy Storage Solutions for Older Home Buyers

Filed in Councils & Committees, Design by on July 28, 2017 2 Comments
Easy Storage Solutions for Older Home Buyers

Finding storage space can be tricky for 55+ home buyers who have spent their whole life accumulating stuff and can have a tough time navigating stairs. A story in a recent issue of NAHB’s 55+ Housing magazine, Living It Up while Moving Down: Storage, Storage, and More Storage, has great tips for builders on creating more room.

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Log and Timber Titan Shares Lessons Learned

Filed in Councils & Committees, Home Building by on July 26, 2017 0 Comments
Log and Timber Titan Shares Lessons Learned

New Hampshire home builder Bob Best is retiring after 30 years as director of manufacturing for three successful companies that serve the log and timber industry.

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Read, Watch NAHB Board Meeting Highlights

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on July 20, 2017 0 Comments
Read, Watch NAHB Board Meeting Highlights

NAHB committees, councils and trustees for various boards met during June’s Midyear Board of Directors events to discuss issues of importance to their members. Here’s what they talked about.

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Awards Move 55+ Marketing into Overdrive

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards, Councils & Committees by on July 17, 2017 0 Comments
Awards Move 55+ Marketing into Overdrive

You know you’re a really good builder. Your clients know you’re a really good builder. But wouldn’t it be better if your entire market knew? The NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council 2018 awards program is your answer.

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Log Homes: A Symbol of the American Pioneering Spirit

Filed in Councils & Committees by on July 13, 2017 0 Comments
Log Homes: A Symbol of the American Pioneering Spirit

For the sixth year, the Log and Timber Homes Council is celebrating National Log Homes Open House Month, honoring an historic American style of housing.

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