SBA to Hold Three Roundtables on New Overtime Rule Proposal

SBA to Hold Three Roundtables on New Overtime Rule Proposal

The U.S. Small Business Administration will be hosting three roundtables in April to discuss the Department of Labor’s new proposed Overtime Regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. NAHB members and other small businesses are encouraged to participate to express their views on the proposal.

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First Tradeswoman to Lead NAHB Professional Women in Building

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First Tradeswoman to Lead NAHB Professional Women in Building

As the first tradeswoman to chair the NAHB Professional Women in Building Council (PWB), Darylene Dennon is ready to open the door of opportunity to even more women.

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New 55+ Council Chair Focused on Connecting Members

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Leadership by on March 19, 2019 0 Comments
New 55+ Council Chair Focused on Connecting Members

One of the leading building and 55+ community developers, Karen Schroder, a builder from East Lansing, Mich., was recently installed as the 2019 chair of the 55+ Housing Industry Council.

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Watch Video Highlights from IBS Meetings

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Watch Video Highlights from IBS Meetings

Check out video highlights from the NAHB Board of Directors meeting and the annual Meeting of the Members, which took place in February at the International Builders’ Show.

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Inaugural Safety Zone at IBS a Huge Success for Attendees and Exhibitors

Inaugural Safety Zone at IBS a Huge Success for Attendees and Exhibitors

The first ever Jobsite Safety Zone at the International Builders’ Show held last month in Las Vegas was a tremendous success for exhibitors, attendees and NAHB alike. Plans are in the works to bring back, and even expand, the Safety Zone in 2020.

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Local Outreach Key to Addressing Labor Shortage

Local Outreach Key to Addressing Labor Shortage

Labor shortages are the most widespread challenge builders expect to face in 2019, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index analysis. The building industry can inspire the next generation of construction workers by discussing jobs and careers paths in their local communities.

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4 Standout Associate and Builder Members Recognized at IBS

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4 Standout Associate and Builder Members Recognized at IBS

NAHB presented awards to four standout Associate and Builder members during the Associates of Excellence Awards luncheon at the International Builders’ Show. The awards recognize members for contributing to the strength of NAHB and the housing industry through leadership and professional excellence in a variety of areas.

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Builder Confidence Holds Steady in March

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Builder Confidence Holds Steady in March

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes holds firm in March, a sign that the market is stabilizing following the slowdown at the end of 2018.

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Governor Signs Arkansas Housing Affordability Bill into Law

Filed in Affordability, Construction Industry by on March 15, 2019 1 Comment
Governor Signs Arkansas Housing Affordability Bill into Law

In a victory for state home builders and NAHB, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson earlier this week signed SB 170 into law, which will prevent cities and counties from regulating building design that would needlessly raise the cost of housing. 

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Scholarship Offers a Jump Start for Remodelers Council Leaders

Filed in Councils & Committees, Remodelers by on March 15, 2019 0 Comments
Scholarship Offers a Jump Start for Remodelers Council Leaders

The 2019 NAHB Remodelers Leadership Scholarship will provide $1,500 to offset travel expenses for local chairs or vice chairs of NAHB Remodelers-affiliated councils to attend NAHB’s Spring Board Meetings in Washington, D.C., June 4-8.

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