More than 170 Lawmakers Take a Stand for Homeownership

Filed in Capitol Hill by on June 14, 2018 8 Comments
More than 170 Lawmakers Take a Stand for Homeownership

At the behest of NAHB, 171 members of Congress this week sent a joint letter to the Trump administration calling on the U.S. to resume talks with Canada to negotiate a new softwood lumber trade agreement.

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Deadline Looms for Legal Action Fund Requests

Filed in Councils & Committees, Leadership, Legal by on June 13, 2018 0 Comments
Deadline Looms for Legal Action Fund Requests

Applications are due June 22 for the NAHB Legal Action Fund, which provides financial assistance to state and local HBAs as well as their builder/developer members involved in litigation with the potential to significantly affect the industry.

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Celebrate National Safety Month with Free NAHB Resources

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on June 13, 2018 0 Comments
Celebrate National Safety Month with Free NAHB Resources

This is the perfect time to review your company’s policies, procedures and resources on worker safety. NAHB has the tools to get you started.

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Robots: An Answer to Labor Shortages, High Lumber Prices?

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Robots: An Answer to Labor Shortages, High Lumber Prices?

Home construction has long been on the vanguard of industrial innovation. With the current economic climate dictating a rapid shift in business fundamentals of labor and materials, expect to see big changes in the industry in the near future.

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Association Excellence Awards Honor Top HBA Programs

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Association Excellence Awards Honor Top HBA Programs

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Association Excellence Awards – HBA Awards, who delivered superior HBA programming and outreach throughout 2017.

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Legalized Marijuana: Free Webinar Helps Clear the Air for Employers

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Legal by on June 12, 2018 0 Comments
Legalized Marijuana: Free Webinar Helps Clear the Air for Employers

New laws regarding marijuana use present unique challenges for employers, who now must consider the potential impacts on their workplace policies. To help address these challenges, NAHB is pleased to offer a new on-demand webinar, “Dazed and Confused: The Buzz Surrounding Legalized Marijuana in the Home Building Industry.”

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Early Birds: Save BIG on Best in Green Award Applications

Filed in Awards, Councils & Committees, Environmental by on June 12, 2018 1 Comment
Early Birds: Save BIG on Best in Green Award Applications

NAHB’s Sustainability and Green Building Subcommittee has opened the application and nomination process for the 2018 NAHB Best in Green (BIG) Awards and is offering great savings for early applicants.

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Building Systems Awards Now Open

Filed in Awards by on June 11, 2018 0 Comments
Building Systems Awards Now Open

The NAHB Building Systems Councils has opened the application and nomination process for the 2019 BSC Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Home Design and the BSC Specialty Awards.

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Reaching Out to First-Time Home Buyers

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Reaching Out to First-Time Home Buyers

National Homeownership Month in June is a perfect opportunity to help open the door of homeownership to a rising tide of first-time home buyers.

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NAHB Joins ICC to Commemorate National Building Safety Week

NAHB Joins ICC to Commemorate National Building Safety Week

NAHB Construction, Codes and Standards Committee Chair Sowders hailed the cooperative nature of the NAHB-ICC relationship, highlighting the work on the ICC-700 National Green Building standard as just one example. And like ICC, NAHB understands the importance of raising awareness of building safety. “NAHB is pleased to be able to continue its support of not only this event, but also the ideals it represents,” he told the assembled building officials and codes experts.

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