Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments
Tell Job Seekers Why Building is a Great Gig

October is Careers in Construction Month, an opportunity to increase public awareness about the great jobs available in residential construction and related trade professions. NAHB has the tools to help members and HBAs get started.

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Creating Your Tax Credit Compliance Calendar

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on September 20, 2017 0 Comments
Creating Your Tax Credit Compliance Calendar

Housing Credit Certified Professionals and anyone involved in tax credit compliance for multi-unit housing will learn to plan ahead and take control of their tax credit deadlines with the tools offered in this upcoming webinar.

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5 Women on the Rise

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership by on September 20, 2017 3 Comments
5 Women on the Rise

During NAHB’s Professional Women in Building Week, we’re raising the visibility of women in the home building industry. This includes both the trailblazers who have led the way and those who are boldly following in their footsteps. 

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Association Excellence Awards Honor Best HBA Operations

Filed in Awards by on September 20, 2017 0 Comments

We continue to honor the winners of this year’s Association Excellence Awards by highlighting the HBA Operations pillar, which recognizes the most effective programs or services that have helped improve or enhance operations of the association, in four distinct categories.

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Be Prepared! OSHA Silica Rule Takes Effect Saturday, Sept. 23

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 19, 2017 14 Comments
Be Prepared! OSHA Silica Rule Takes Effect Saturday, Sept. 23

NAHB’s Silica in Construction Toolkit provides resources for helping home builders and remodelers to get in compliance with the rule.

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PWB: Blazing Trails, Creating Opportunities

Filed in Councils & Committees by on September 19, 2017 0 Comments
PWB: Blazing Trails, Creating Opportunities

As the NAHB Federation celebrates Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week, we’re taking a closer look at the growth of women in the workforce and our industry.

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Housing Production Holds Steady in August

Filed in Economics by on September 19, 2017 0 Comments
Housing Production Holds Steady in August

Single-family production rose 1.6% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 851,000 after a downwardly revised July reading. Year-to-date, single-family starts are 8.9% above their level over the same period last year. Multifamily starts dropped 6.5% to 329,000 units after an upward July revision.

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Are You a Safety Champion?

Filed in Awards, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 18, 2017 0 Comments
Are You a Safety Champion?

Applications are now open for the SAFE awards, honoring jobsite safety programs that go the extra step to protect employees.

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Kicking Off Professional Women in Building Week 2017

Filed in Construction Industry, Membership by on September 18, 2017 0 Comments
Kicking Off Professional Women in Building Week 2017

Today marks the start of NAHB’s second annual Professional Women in Building Week, a national celebration of the contributions of women in the residential construction industry.

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Builder Confidence Drops as Hurricanes Add Uncertainty

Filed in Economics by on September 18, 2017 0 Comments
Builder Confidence Drops as Hurricanes Add Uncertainty

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell three points to 64 in September, down from August’s revised reading of 67 on the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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