Homeownership

NAHB Chief Economist Testifies on Housing Affordability at Massachusetts Legislature

Filed in Affordability, Economics, Homeownership by on April 2, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Chief Economist Testifies on Housing Affordability at Massachusetts Legislature

NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz told Massachusetts state policymakers today that growing affordability challenges for renters and home buyers stemming from years of underproduction and rising regulatory costs associated with land development and home building are having negative economic repercussions

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Resources Available to Promote New Homes Month in April

Filed in Homeownership by on April 1, 2019 0 Comments
Resources Available to Promote New Homes Month in April

As NAHB and its members celebrate New Homes Month in April, there is a positive sign for this spring home buying season: The Federal Reserve signaled that it envisions no rate increases in 2019.

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Finding Creative Solutions to the Housing Affordability Crisis

Filed in Home Building, Homeownership by on February 27, 2019 2 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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How Affordable are Homes in Your Area?

Filed in Economics, Homeownership by on February 15, 2019 0 Comments
How Affordable are Homes in Your Area?

A new feature of the NAHB Housing Portal — a free, interactive, online resource filled with information about the impact of housing — helps illustrate the severity of declining affordability at the national, state and local levels.

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Arkansas Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Housing Affordability Bill

Filed in Construction Industry, Homeownership by on February 7, 2019 0 Comments
Arkansas Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Housing Affordability Bill

At the urging of local citizens and the housing community, the Arkansas Senate yesterday passed SB 170, legislation that would prevent cities and counties from regulating building design that would needlessly raise the cost of housing.

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Is Student Debt a Barrier to Homeownership?

Filed in Economics, Homeownership, Housing Trends by on February 1, 2019 0 Comments
Is Student Debt a Barrier to Homeownership?

Homeownership among 24- to 32-year-olds dropped 9 percentage points between 2005 and 2014. A key factor for that drop may be increasing student loan amounts, according to the Federal Reserve.

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Builders Deliver Homes and Hope to Devastated Communities

Filed in Disaster Response, Home Building, Homeownership by on June 25, 2018 0 Comments
Builders Deliver Homes and Hope to Devastated Communities

As we celebrate the final week of National Homeownership Month, we’re highlighting how NAHB members are delivering the American Dream to home owners and communities impacted by natural disasters. As previously reported, modular housing can help devastated communities rebuild more efficiently. Homes can be built quickly and offsite in a controlled environment, saving time and […]

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Builders Respond to Growing Interest in Green Homes

Builders Respond to Growing Interest in Green Homes

During National Homeownership Month in June, we’re focusing on the critical role that the home plays in our lives and how NAHB members are finding innovative ways to build the American Dream.

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Reaching Out to First-Time Home Buyers

Filed in Homeownership by on June 11, 2018 2 Comments
Reaching Out to First-Time Home Buyers

National Homeownership Month in June is a perfect opportunity to help open the door of homeownership to a rising tide of first-time home buyers.

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Promote National Homeownership Month in June

Filed in Homeownership by on June 4, 2018 17 Comments
Promote National Homeownership Month in June

As NAHB and its members celebrate National Homeownership Month in June, new research shows a household’s primary residence is its largest asset and continues to provide an important building block for long-term financial security.

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