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New Podcast Lands White House Interview

Filed in Capitol Hill, Home Building by on March 29, 2019 0 Comments
New Podcast Lands White House Interview

On this week’s episode of Housing Developments, White House Deputy Communications Director Jessica Ditto joins hosts CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin to deliver breaking news on housing finance reform, and discuss the Administration’s efforts to address labor shortages, trade agreements and other critical topics.

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Va. Governor Signs Affordable Housing Fee Waiver Bill

Filed in Home Building, Housing Finance by on March 22, 2019 0 Comments
Va. Governor Signs Affordable Housing Fee Waiver Bill

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam last week Signed HB 2229, legislation aimed at reducing impediments to the financing, development and construction of affordable housing units. The bill will be become effective July 1, 2019.

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NAHB Launches Podcast Hosted by CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin

Filed in Capitol Hill, Home Building by on March 7, 2019 6 Comments
NAHB Launches Podcast Hosted by CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin

This post has been updated. NAHB today launched Housing Developments, a new podcast co-hosted by CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin, who will provide expert analysis on the latest news in the housing industry and inside NAHB. The show will also feature special guests who will share inside knowledge and unique perspectives on […]

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New Home Sales End the Year Up 1.5%

Filed in Economics, Home Building by on March 5, 2019 1 Comment
New Home Sales End the Year Up 1.5%

Sales of newly built, single-family homes posted a yearly gain of 1.5 percent in 2018, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The December sales numbers rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 621,000 units after a downwardly revised November report.

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Finding Creative Solutions to the Housing Affordability Crisis

Filed in Home Building, Homeownership by on February 27, 2019 4 Comments
Finding Creative Solutions to the Housing Affordability Crisis

To help empower builders and communities to take important steps together, NAHB has compiled extensive research on state and local policies and incentives that are being used to help make housing more affordable in communities across the country.

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Fed Chairman Powell Cites NAHB Concerns in Congressional Testimony

Filed in Construction Industry, Home Building by on February 26, 2019 4 Comments
Fed Chairman Powell Cites NAHB Concerns in Congressional Testimony

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome H. Powell told the Senate Banking Committee today that the housing affordability crisis is due in part to the challenges home builders face with labor shortages and rising material prices.

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HUD Secretary Pledges to Work with Builders to Tackle Housing Affordability Crisis

HUD Secretary Pledges to Work with Builders to Tackle Housing Affordability Crisis

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Dr. Ben Carson today discussed how the government and home builders can work together to tackle the nation’s affordability crisis in an address to the NAHB Board of Directors during its annual meeting in Las Vegas.

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Avoiding Poor-Performing Homes and Profit-Killing Call Backs

Filed in Home Building, International Builders' Show by on January 15, 2019 1 Comment
Avoiding Poor-Performing Homes and Profit-Killing Call Backs

Building expenses don’t always finish accruing once you turn over the keys to the buyer. The secret to maximizing your bottom line depends on how well you control your call-back costs.

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A Look Back at 2018

Filed in Home Building by on January 3, 2019 0 Comments
A Look Back at 2018

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel recently shared some of the Federation’s most important accomplishments of 2018.

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Home Builders Mourn the Passing of President Bush

Filed in Home Building by on December 5, 2018 0 Comments
Home Builders Mourn the Passing of President Bush

On this national day of mourning for President George H. W. Bush, the nation’s home builders salute his legacy of a lifetime of service to America.

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