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Apply to Serve on a 2018 NAHB Committee or Council

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Apply to Serve on a 2018 NAHB Committee or Council

The online application for the 2018 NAHB committee and council board of trustees appointments are now being accepted. We strongly encourage all those who may be interested to submit an application. Applications must be submitted before Sept. 22, so don’t delay.

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Rep. Westerman’s Forestry Bill a ‘Win-Win-Win,’ NAHB Tells Congress

Rep. Westerman’s Forestry Bill a ‘Win-Win-Win,’ NAHB Tells Congress

A draft legislative proposal by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) would encourage better management of the nation’s federal forest natural resources while also ensuring the continued recovery of the housing industry, NAHB told Congress Thursday.

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Atlanta Charity, HBA Team Up to Support Homeless Babies and Mothers

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Atlanta Charity, HBA Team Up to Support Homeless Babies and Mothers

HomeAid Atlanta and the Greater Atlanta HBA have made sure that some deserving Georgia moms and babies had a happier Mother’s Day this year with $24,000 in donated diapers, wipes and baby food.

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Housing Must Figure in Tax Reform Efforts

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Housing Must Figure in Tax Reform Efforts

As lawmakers take the first steps in what is expected to be a months-long process, NAHB remains fully engaged. Our message to the Trump administration and Congress is to ensure that any tax reform efforts protect vital housing tax incentives that are needed to keep housing and the economy moving forward. Initial proposals being floated out […]

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Happy Holidays

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Happy Holidays

NAHBNow staff is taking a short break for the holidays, but we’ll be back on Dec. 27.

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Intergenerational Living Thrives in Utah

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The ability to be near family but remain independent is a key feature of the award-winning 55-plus community of Sagewood at Daybreak, Utah’s largest master-planned community. And it makes good business sense too, especially in an area where culturally, family is a big deal, say the community’s developers. The first senior living residence built in […]

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Here’s Our Fall Membership Drive Winners

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Congratulations to the local associations that opened their doors this fall and welcomed new members to our Federation: The results are in for the winners of the 2016 Fall Membership Drive. These associations had the highest percentage increase of new Builder and Associate members in September and October in each of their group size categories. […]

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Builder Confidence Holds Firm in November

Filed in Economics, Uncategorized by on November 16, 2016 0 Comments

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady in November at 63 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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ESA Changes to Flood Insurance Harm Housing Affordability

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ESA Changes to Flood Insurance Harm Housing Affordability

NAHB today urged Congress to oppose the inappropriate use of the Endangered Species Act to change the focus of the National Flood Insurance Program away from its mandate of protecting lives and property due to flooding loss.

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Suit Seeks Protection for 417 More Animals, Plants

Filed in Environmental, Home Building, Uncategorized by on August 23, 2016 3 Comments
Suit Seeks Protection for 417 More Animals, Plants

The Center for Biological Diversity plans to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect hundreds of animals and plants under the Endangered Species Act, which in turn limits the land available on which to build homes.

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