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Single-Family Production Falls in March after Strong February

Filed in Economics by on April 18, 2017 0 Comments
Single-Family Production Falls in March after Strong February

Nationwide housing starts fell 6.8% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department. Still, new housing production in the first quarter of this year is running 8.1% above the 2016 pace. “Today’s numbers are aligned with our builder confidence metric, […]

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An Easier, Faster Way to Obtain Permits

An Easier, Faster Way to Obtain Permits

E-Permitting processes are simplifying how builders do business. Rhode Island is the latest state to adopt an online system in an effort to streamline an oftentimes burdensome process and create a more business-friendly atmosphere.

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Urge Your Senators to Support Bill That Will Overturn Onerous EPA Water Rule

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations by on June 24, 2015 1 Comment
Urge Your Senators to Support Bill That Will Overturn Onerous EPA Water Rule

With the Senate out of session until July 7, NAHB members are encouraged to meet with their senators in their home districts this week and urge them to support S. 1140, the Federal Water Quality Protection Act.

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Permits Data Delves Down to the County Level

Filed in Construction Industry, Economics, Home Building by on June 19, 2014 5 Comments
Permits Data Delves Down to the County Level

The Census Bureau recently released annual estimates of building permits issued at the county level. In 2013, 1,807 counties and county equivalents saw an increase in the number of single family permits issued over the prior year while 858 saw a decrease. County equivalents include the 64 parishes in Louisiana, 16 boroughs in Alaska, and 42 independent cities.

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