Multifamily

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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No Change in 2017 Multifamily Lending Caps for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
No Change in 2017 Multifamily Lending Caps for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the 2017 multifamily lending caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will remain at the same level they were for 2016. This means that each Enterprise will be subject to a cap of $36.5 billion of multifamily purchase volume next year.

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Apartment and Condominium Market Sees Positive Gains in 3rd Quarter

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Apartment and Condominium Market Sees Positive Gains in 3rd Quarter

NAHB’s Multifamily Production Index (MPI) posted a gain of three points to 53 in the third quarter. The MPI has been at 50 or above since the beginning of 2012.

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HUD Publishes Final Rule on Small Area Fair Market Rents

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on November 16, 2016 0 Comments

HUD today published a final rule to use Small Area Fair Market Rents (Small Area FMRs) in place of the current 50th percentile rent for certain metropolitan areas. Small Area FMRs are based on U.S. Postal Service ZIP codes rather than an entire metropolitan area.

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