Councils & Committees

Reminder! Apply to Serve on a 2018 NAHB Committee or Council

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on August 28, 2017 0 Comments
Reminder! Apply to Serve on a 2018 NAHB Committee or Council

Are you interested in serving on a Standing Committee or Council Board of Trustees in 2018 and haven’t submitted an application? Don’t delay. Apply today!

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Read the Latest 55+ Online Magazine

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees by on August 23, 2017 0 Comments
Read the Latest 55+ Online Magazine

The summer issue has been delivered to subscribers, and we thought you’d like to take a peek as well.

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NAHB Member Homes Win DOE Housing Award

Filed in Councils & Committees, Environmental by on August 21, 2017 1 Comment
NAHB Member Homes Win DOE Housing Award

Twenty-six homes from 24 builders, many of them NAHB members, have been awarded for meeting the rigorous techmical requirements of the Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home program.

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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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