Home Building

Nominations Open for National Housing Hall of Fame

Filed in Awards, Home Building, Membership by on June 24, 2019 0 Comments
Nominations Open for National Housing Hall of Fame

Nominations are now open for the National Housing Hall of Fame, the highest honor bestowed in the home-building industry, and the Exemplary Service to Home Building awards.

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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.

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Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

Filed in Affordability, Home Building, Homeownership by on June 3, 2019 3 Comments
Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

The inaugural Innovative Housing Showcase opened June 1 to packed crowds on the National Mall exploring the latest housing technologies that are helping address the housing affordability crisis.

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Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NAHB recently announced a dynamic list of government and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and journalists who will be speaking at the Innovative Housing Showcase, June 1-5, on the National Mall.

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Single-Family and Multifamily Starts Post Solid Gains in April

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on May 16, 2019 0 Comments
Single-Family and Multifamily Starts Post Solid Gains in April

Total housing starts rose 5.7 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units from an upwardly revised reading in March, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.

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55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on May 2, 2019 0 Comments
55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to strengthen in the first quarter of 2019 with a reading of 72, up six points from the previous quarter, according to NAHB’s 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008.

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NAHB to Co-Host HUD Innovative Housing Showcase

Filed in Affordability, Home Building by on April 29, 2019 1 Comment
NAHB to Co-Host HUD Innovative Housing Showcase

NAHB will join the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to co-host the Department’s inaugural “Innovative Housing Showcase.” The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019, to educate policy makers and the broader public on the new housing innovations and building technologies that are helping address the affordable housing challenges across our country.

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Lower Interest Rates Help Boost March New Home Sales

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on April 23, 2019 0 Comments
Lower Interest Rates Help Boost March New Home Sales

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 692,000 units in March after a slightly revised February report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the highest sales pace since November 2017.

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Home Building Employment Across States and Congressional Districts

Filed in Capitol Hill, Economics, Home Building by on April 18, 2019 0 Comments
Home Building Employment Across States and Congressional Districts

A new NAHB study presents the most recent and comprehensive estimates of home building employment, including self-employed workers, by state and congressional district.

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How Does Your Business Measure Up?

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on April 5, 2019 5 Comments
How Does Your Business Measure Up?

Industry benchmarks on profit margins, asset levels and equity positions are important because they allow businesses to compare their performance to their peers. That can be extremely helpful in identifying areas for improvement and increasing efficiencies.

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