Virtual Parade, Home Show Generates Sales

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on May 29, 2020 1 Comment
Virtual Parade, Home Show Generates Sales

Two HBAs share their insights on hosting a virtual parade of homes and home show.

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HBI Continues to Support Online Learning Initiatives

HBI Continues to Support Online Learning Initiatives

To support online learning during this time, HBI is offering a promotion to the first 25 organizations that sign or renew a Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Training (PACT) license. In addition, HBI’s free online learning tool, CTEtechWorks, has been extended to June 30.

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Free NAHB Webinar on Managing Mental Health in a Pandemic

Free NAHB Webinar on Managing Mental Health in a Pandemic

In a free webinar from NAHB, experts discuss the everyday challenges presented by the pandemic and share steps and concrete strategies we can take to cope with stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic.

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How the Multifamily Industry Is Adapting to COVID-19 Compliance Challenges

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on May 27, 2020 0 Comments
How the Multifamily Industry Is Adapting to COVID-19 Compliance Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected multiple facets of both business and day-to-day life. Multifamily properties experience a unique challenge in that they combine both under the same roof — business operations as well as residential life — along with a host of other components, such as common areas and amenities, as well as the compliance requirements to operate the facility. On Wednesday, June 3, NAHB will host a webinar to highlight best practices in property management and compliance and provide action plans for the COVID-19 crisis.

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State Statutes Provide Insight on Obtaining Permit Extensions

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State Statutes Provide Insight on Obtaining Permit Extensions

Builders across the country are concerned about existing permits expiring before projects are finished. NAHB members can reference existing state statues to help navigate the permit extension process.

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Video: Why Homes are Essential

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on May 27, 2020 1 Comment

To showcase the value of home building within communities as we rebuild from this pandemic, NAHB created a video for members and HBAs to use on their websites.

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Remodeler of the Month: NAHB Remodelers is Like Family

Filed in Awards, Remodelers by on May 27, 2020 1 Comment
Remodeler of the Month: NAHB Remodelers is Like Family

Some people begin pursuing a career in the remodeling industry from a young age, while others may stumble upon it and then succeed with flying colors. The latter is the case for Tim Lansford, a remodeler from Arlington, Texas, and NAHB’s May Remodeler of the Month.

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Oklahoma Governor Signs Housing Affordability Bill into Law

Oklahoma Governor Signs Housing Affordability Bill into Law

In a victory for home builders and housing affordability, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt (R) has signed SB 1713 into law. The legislation will limit cities and counties from regulating purely aesthetic building design that would needlessly raise the cost of housing.

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New NGBS Offers Remodelers a Roadmap for High-Performance Projects

New NGBS Offers Remodelers a Roadmap for High-Performance Projects

Remodelers who use green-building techniques will be better positioned to meet the growing demand for improving a home’s energy efficiency. The new ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard® (NGBS) provides a roadmap to guide the design and construction of high-performance projects

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In a Positive Sign, New Home Sales Hold Steady in April

Filed in Economics by on May 26, 2020 2 Comments
In a Positive Sign, New Home Sales Hold Steady in April

In a sign that the housing market is stabilizing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 0.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 623,000 units in April, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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