Tag: Value of Membership

Apply Now for NAHB Legal Action Fund

Filed in Councils & Committees, Legal by on November 15, 2017 0 Comments
Apply Now for NAHB Legal Action Fund

The deadline is fast approaching 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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Dean Mon Visits Puerto Rico Home Builders

Filed in Disaster Response, Leadership, NAHB Cares by on November 10, 2017 1 Comment
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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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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2018 ICC Code Adoption Kits Now Available

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Home Building, Multifamily by on November 9, 2017 0 Comments
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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Featured Video Toolbox Talk: Nail Gun Safety

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on November 3, 2017 0 Comments
Featured Video Toolbox Talk: Nail Gun Safety

Pneumatic nailers, more commonly referred to as nail guns, have certainly made work more efficient, but their speed and power has led to serious injuries on the job. NAHB’s new videos can help avoid them.

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2018 IRC Hikes Costs in Seismic and Coastal Areas

Filed in Codes and Regulations by on November 3, 2017 0 Comments
2018 IRC Hikes Costs in Seismic and Coastal Areas

For the first time in at least four editions, many builders working in jurisdictions that choose to adopt the 2018 International Residential Code may see significant cost savings — if they are not building homes in areas at risk of significant earthquakes or along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

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HomeAid Commemorates Homelessness Awareness Month

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on November 1, 2017 0 Comments
HomeAid Commemorates Homelessness Awareness Month

The 17 HomeAid America chapters nationwide have designated November as Homelessness Awareness Month, and the HBAs that partner with each chapter are ready to participate in fundraising and community service events to highlight the need to eradicate homelessness.

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Construction Careers: An Excellent Blend of Purpose and Paycheck

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 30, 2017 0 Comments
Construction Careers: An Excellent Blend of Purpose and Paycheck

The construction industry is uniquely poised to allow workers to engage with critical issues such as environmental protection, affordable housing and poverty alleviation, and construction workers are able to make a significant impact on the causes they care most about. As you recruit new team members, let them know how home building makes a difference.

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NAHB Members Tell Federal Regulators How to Define WOTUS

NAHB Members Tell Federal Regulators How to Define WOTUS

As part of a series of outreach meetings held by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers, NAHB members Jim McCulley and Jerry Passman joined other small businesses this morning at EPA headquarters to tell federal regulators how to define “waters of the United States” and the limits of federal authority over developers and other private property owners under the Clean Water Act.

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NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

Filed in 55+ Housing, Awards by on October 20, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Announces Best of 55+ Housing Awards Finalists

This year, 111 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council. Those winners will be announced on Jan. 9, 2018, during IBS.

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