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FAA Bill Includes Key Housing Affordability Provisions

Filed in Advocacy, Codes and Standards by on September 28, 2018 3 Comments
FAA Bill Includes Key Housing Affordability Provisions

The House has passed a five-year FAA reauthorization bill that contains a key provision championed by NAHB that will delay a major building and affordability barrier that would have started in the Pacific Northwest and quickly spread throughout the country.

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New Rules for Drones Will Launch Aug. 29

Filed in Business Management, Codes and Standards by on August 24, 2016 1 Comment
New Rules for Drones Will Launch Aug. 29

The growing number of builders using drones on the jobsite will want to keep an eye on the new rules being issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) if they want to avoid potential fines.

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White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

White House Issues New Rules to Help Minimize Drone Crashes

Within the last seven months, the number of commercial drone operators authorized by the FAA has quintupled. While new regulations today from the White House focus primarily on the hobby market, public intrigue grows in anticipation of more long-term regulations for the use of commercial drones.

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Drones Take Flight in Record Numbers

Drones Take Flight in Record Numbers

While many retailers remain focused on the novelty of one day using drones to deliver packages, thousands of leaders in other industries – especially those in home building, real estate and land development – have found much more practical and less gimmicky ways to benefit from these unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Drones Could Make Housing Industry Soar

Filed in Business Management, Codes and Standards, Technology by on November 10, 2015 2 Comments
Drones Could Make Housing Industry Soar

An increasing number of businesses are benefitting from the use of these unmanned aerial vehicles. In 2015, more than 2,100 companies and individuals have been granted FAA exemption to operate drones for commercial purposes.

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