Dean Mon Visits Puerto Rico Home Builders

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Dean Mon Visits Puerto Rico Home Builders

Third Vice Chairman Dean Mon recently traveled to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico to speak with members of the Puerto Rico Builders Association and share some of his personal experiences from Hurricane Sandy five years ago.

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Celebrate Your HBA as Part of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary

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Celebrate Your HBA as Part of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary

Looking for a low-cost, high impact way to celebrate your HBA’s role in your community during the year-long commemoration of NAHB’s 75th anniversary? Learn about an Ohio HBA that did it in style.

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Massachusetts Builders, NAHB Rein in a Federal Land Grab

Massachusetts Builders, NAHB Rein in a Federal Land Grab

Last summer, the Army Corps of Engineers proposed a rule that would have illegally expanded Clean Water Act jurisdiction to include 900,000 acres of dry land in Massachusetts. NAHB and the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Massachusetts have nipped it in the bud.

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Tax Reform Plan Spells Disaster for Affordable Housing

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Tax Reform Plan Spells Disaster for Affordable Housing

Recent analysis illustrates how the tax proposal introduced last week in Congress would have a devastating impact on the industry.

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Los Angeles is Least Affordable Housing Market

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Los Angeles is Least Affordable Housing Market

San Francisco, which has been the nation’s least affordable housing market for nearly five years, was supplanted by Los Angeles in the third quarter of 2017, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index released today.

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2018 ICC Code Adoption Kits Now Available

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2018 ICC Code Adoption Kits Now Available

As states and jurisdictions prepare to upgrade to the latest building and energy codes released by the International Code Council, NAHB has already prepared resources so HBAs can suggest cost-effective changes to improve the just-released 2018 editions.

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Last Chance to Show Your Commitment to Employee Safety

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Last Chance to Show Your Commitment to Employee Safety

This is your last chance to display your company’s commitment to safety on the worksite. Applications for the SAFE Awards will close this Friday, Nov. 10.

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Controlling Silica Exposure Using Table 1

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Controlling Silica Exposure Using Table 1

These resources have been pulled from multiple manufacturers and OSHA to help you comply with the silica rule that went into effect Sept. 23 and is now being enforced by OSHA.

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Marijuana Legalization Leads Some to Modify Employee Drug Policies

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Marijuana Legalization Leads Some to Modify Employee Drug Policies

With the proliferation of legalized marijuana, a growing number of home builders are having to add yet another item to their work responsibilities: modifying workplace drug policies. To help members better navigate this issue, NAHB has created “A Builder’s Guide: Marijuana in the Workplace.”

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Builders’ Show Exhibition Homes Recoup Lost Time from Hurricanes

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Builders’ Show Exhibition Homes Recoup Lost Time from Hurricanes

The (Builders’) Show must go on. Despite various setbacks due to Hurricane Irma, The New American Home and The New American Remodel projects are nearing the final stages of construction. Both are set to officially debut at IBS 2018 from Jan. 9-11.

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