Multifamily

Multifamily Developer Confidence Dips as Market Levels Off

Filed in Multifamily by on May 25, 2017 1 Comment

NAHB’s Multifamily Production Index, a gauge of confidence in the market, dropped seven points to 48 in the first quarter of 2017. The MPI has not had a reading of under 50 since the fourth quarter of 2011.

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NAHB Multifamily Builders Needed for Accessibility Survey

NAHB Multifamily Builders Needed for Accessibility Survey

Multifamily developers have plenty of stories about the difficulty of trying to comply with the myriad and sometimes conflicting, rules and regulations designed to make housing more accessible for those with disabilities. NAHB is hoping that some new survey responses will help to iron out the process.

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Multifamily Drop Brings Production Down 2.6% in April

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

Led by a decline in multifamily production, nationwide housing starts fell 2.6% in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Department of Commerce.

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HUD Task Force to Tackle Excessive Regulation

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on May 15, 2017 3 Comments

Following up on President Trump’s recent directives designed to ease the burden of onerous and conflicting federal regulations, HUD today announced it is forming a task force to identify agency regulations that should repealed, replaced or modified – and get a better handle on the price tags, including recordkeeping costs, associated with each one.

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Lawmakers Agree on Spending Package Through Sept. 30

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on May 1, 2017 0 Comments
Lawmakers Agree on Spending Package Through Sept. 30

Congress has agreed to a massive spending bill to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2017.

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Now Open: The Pillars Awards

Filed in Awards, Councils & Committees, Multifamily by on May 1, 2017 0 Comments
Now Open: The Pillars Awards

The application process is now open for the 2017 NAHB Pillars of the Industry Awards competition. Multifamily owners and developers, property managers, architects, interior designers and other industry professionals are encouraged to enter – and let NABH shine the spotlight on these projects’ creativity.

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NAHB Responds to White House Tax Reform Proposal

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on April 26, 2017 5 Comments
NAHB Responds to White House Tax Reform Proposal

NAHB commended President Trump for tackling tax reform and keeping the mortgage interest deduction as one of two individual deductions, but reminded the White House that reform measures must protect the Low Income Housing Tax Credit as well.

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Meet Kristin Han, HCCP

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on March 29, 2017 1 Comment
Meet Kristin Han, HCCP

March is National Designation Month, and NAHB is shining a spotlight on some of its successful graduates, like Kristin Han, HCCP, vice president of compliance for WNC Inc. in Irvine, Calif.

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100,000th Home Certified to National Green Building Standard

100,000th Home Certified to National Green Building Standard

The National Green Building Standard Green Certification Program has reached a major milestone with certification of the 100,000th home to meet its requirements.

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House Bill Would Boost Effectiveness of Low Income Housing Tax Credit

Filed in Capitol Hill, Multifamily by on March 21, 2017 0 Comments
House Bill Would Boost Effectiveness of Low Income Housing Tax Credit

House Ways and Means Committee members Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) and Richard Neal (D-Mass.) today introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, legislation that contains a number of changes to enhance the effectiveness of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).

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