Multifamily

GAO Report on LIHTC Finds Wide Range in Median Construction Costs

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on September 18, 2018 0 Comments
GAO Report on LIHTC Finds Wide Range in Median Construction Costs

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) today released its long-anticipated report on Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) development costs. This is the third GAO report examining the LIHTC, stemming from a request by Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to examine the cost-efficiency and effectiveness of the housing tax credit.

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Builders Take the Lead for a Better Building Code

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Home Building, Multifamily by on September 14, 2018 2 Comments
Builders Take the Lead for a Better Building Code

As they step up from HBAs throughout the Federation, it’s clear that home builders have gotten the message that it takes only a few simple steps to ensure better building and energy codes – and those steps start with them.

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September Brings Great IBS Discounts

September Brings Great IBS Discounts

Registration is open for the 75th annual NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest annual, light-construction trade show in the world. The show returns in 2019 to Las Vegas Feb. 19-21 after a two-year stint in Orlando, Fla.

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NAHB Study on Multifamily Regulatory Burdens Spurs Capitol Hill Hearing

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on September 5, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Study on Multifamily Regulatory Burdens Spurs Capitol Hill Hearing

A recent study by NAHB and the National Multifamily Housing Council that details how regulations account for 32% of the cost of developing new multifamily properties has caught the attention of Congress.

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Turning Auto Dealerships Into Upscale Apartments

Filed in Awards, Multifamily by on August 27, 2018 0 Comments
Turning Auto Dealerships Into Upscale Apartments

Until just a few years ago, a large building in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle housed BMW and Mercedes dealerships. But those automakers outgrew their surroundings and moved to a larger facility, leaving the site ripe for an award-winning redevelopment project. 

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Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Dips Slightly

Filed in Multifamily by on August 23, 2018 0 Comments
Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Dips Slightly

Confidence in the multifamily housing market edged down in the second quarter of 2018, according to the Multifamily Production Index released today by NAHB.

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Housing Starts Hold Their Ground in July

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Multifamily, Uncategorized by on August 16, 2018 4 Comments
Housing Starts Hold Their Ground in July

Total housing starts inched up 0.9% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to data released this morning by HUD and the Commerce Department.

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Don’t Miss the Deadline! Enter NAHB Awards by Aug. 24

Don’t Miss the Deadline! Enter NAHB Awards by Aug. 24

There’s still time to enter your company’s best work to some of the building industry’s most prestigious national awards programs. Winning one of these highly respected NAHB honors puts your firm on the fast track to recognition in your community, your industry, your peers and – most importantly – your clients.

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NAHB Lauds Corps’ Section 404 Permitting Authority Memo

NAHB Lauds Corps’ Section 404 Permitting Authority Memo

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel today thanked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for beginning the process of allowing states to assume Section 404 permitting authority under the Clean Water Act.

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Integrating Technology into Your Condo Development

Filed in Business Management, Multifamily, Technology by on July 30, 2018 0 Comments
Integrating Technology into Your Condo Development

Suppose you are planning a new multifamily development and want to offer buyers competitive design choices beyond countertop choices or various materials for millwork. An Australian developer cornered the market by offering a new “smart” community.

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