Multifamily

Housing Production in January Levels Off after Multifamily Surge

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Multifamily by on February 16, 2017 0 Comments

Housing starts returned to trend in January, dropping 2.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.246 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Census Bureau.

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Wanted: 2018 NGBS Consensus Committee Members

Green home builders, remodelers and designers and others sustainability enthusiasts are encouraged to apply to the committee that will develop the 2018 version of the ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard .

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NAHB Again Challenges Clean Power Plan

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental, Multifamily by on January 31, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Again Challenges Clean Power Plan

NAHB last week filed a petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, challenging the denial of a Clean Air Act petition for reconsideration it filed in 2016 concerning EPA’s Clean Power Plan rule and signaling to the D.C. Circuit that more litigation is forthcoming.

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Housing Production Up 11.3% in December on Multifamily Surge

Filed in Economics, Home Building, Multifamily by on January 19, 2017 0 Comments
Housing Production Up 11.3% in December on Multifamily Surge

A surge in multifamily production resulted in overall nationwide housing starts rising 11.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family starts dropped 4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 795,000 units.

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2017 CGP: Big Wins, But Liability Concerns Remain

2017 CGP: Big Wins, But Liability Concerns Remain

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued the 2017 Construction General Permit – and it includes provisions that NAHB and our members have fought long and hard for through testimony, letters and extensive meetings.

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Pillars Awards Honor Multifamily Developers, Designers

Filed in Awards, International Builders' Show, Multifamily by on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
Pillars Awards Honor Multifamily Developers, Designers

A-Mill Artist Lofts in Minneapolis was named Community of the Year and Bozzuto Development, based in Greenbelt, Md., the Multifamily Development Firm of the Year on Tuesday during the NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards.

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Help Create the 2018 NGBS

Nominations are now being accepted for the committee that will develop the 2018 version of the National Green Building Standard.

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NAHB Opposes HUD’s New Flood Standard

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental, Multifamily by on January 4, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB filed comments in opposition to HUD’s proposal to implement the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard, citing the threatened access to FHA mortgage insurance programs for single-family home buyers and multifamily builders.

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Let’s Give Props to Your Projects

Filed in Home Building, Multifamily, Remodelers by on January 4, 2017 0 Comments
Let’s Give Props to Your Projects

Send us your pictures! We have redesigned NAHBNow to better feature our home builder and remodeler members’ fine projects.

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Centrals, Anyone? At IBS, They’re a Must

Centrals, Anyone? At IBS, They’re a Must

Be sure to make time for these fun and informative hangouts that have a little bit of everything rolled into one, comfortable space. Each Central is focused on a niche area of the building industry.

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