Understand Income Requirements with this Webinar

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Understand Income Requirements with this Webinar

Low-income housing managment professionals sometimes don’t have the most current information about their tenants’ changing incomes, and those discrepancies can lead to their project being out of compliance with federal laws. Get help with this March 30 webinar.

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Builders Rank the Most, Least Popular Green Practices

Builders Rank the Most, Least Popular Green Practices

Energy efficiency is the name of the game for both home building and home buying. Results from a recent NAHB survey show which green building techniques are getting the most love.

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New ‘Water Rating Index’ Guidelines Open for Comments

New ‘Water Rating Index’ Guidelines Open for Comments

RESNET and the International Code Council are debuting a draft the WER Index. It will rate a home’s efficiency in water use in the same way that the HERS index measures a property’s energy efficiency. A March 15 webinra explains it all.

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NAHB Members Win Big in Professional Builder’s ’40 Under 40′

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NAHB Members Win Big in Professional Builder’s ’40 Under 40′

The winners of Professional Builder magazine’s 40 Under 40 award show that NAHB membership provides valuable business and leadership opportunities to help you stand out from your peers.

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NAHB Urges HUD Secretary to Act on FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cuts

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NAHB Urges HUD Secretary to Act on FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cuts

NAHB sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson on March 9 urging the secretary to reinstate previously announced premium reductions on FHA-insured mortgages that were due to go into effect on Jan. 27, 2017 but suspended by the Trump administration.

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Ramp Up Sales with the ‘Power of Video’

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Ramp Up Sales with the ‘Power of Video’

You’ve been nagged and warned about keeping your web presence up to date. But what about video?

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5 Steps to a Strong Safety Culture on the Jobsite

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5 Steps to a Strong Safety Culture on the Jobsite

“Construction is dangerous, but it doesn’t have to be that way if we include safety first and foremost in our operations,” said Tony Lombardi, director of safety at Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc., a Reston, Va. consulting firm. He has five tips for promoting safety with employees, subcontractors and suppliers.

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‘Spruce’ Up Your Homes with Another Source of Lumber

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‘Spruce’ Up Your Homes with Another Source of Lumber

Builders looking for U.S.-grown sources of softwood lumber have a new choice – Norway Spruce grown in New England, New York and the Great Lakes region.

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Meet Zak Fleming, CGR

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Meet Zak Fleming, CGR

March is National Designation Month, so NAHB is shining a spotlight on successful graduates so our members know more about them – and perhaps get another reason to explore the NAHB Designations program.

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Mid-Century Modern a Magnet for Millennials, Multifamily Market

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Mid-Century Modern a Magnet for Millennials, Multifamily Market

If you’ve ever seen an episode of Mad Men, then you know that drinking policies, smoking habits and gender roles in the office place have evolved significantly throughout the last 50-60 years. You might also realize that some things haven’t changed much at all, or they’ve made a huge comeback—namely, mid-century modern design.

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