Tag: Value of Membership

More Ways to Discover Affordable Housing Development Opportunities

More Ways to Discover Affordable Housing Development Opportunities

NAHB has added six new cities to its exclusive series of maps detailing metro areas where the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is used to develop new affordable homes. Members can use these maps to better understand the distribution of LIHTC housing in select metropolitan areas and identify where additional housing may be needed.

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Reaching Out to First-Time Home Buyers

Filed in Homeownership by on June 11, 2018 1 Comment
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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Remodeling Expenditure Estimates for More than 26,000 ZIP Codes

Filed in Economics, Remodelers by on June 7, 2018 0 Comments
Remodeling Expenditure Estimates for More than 26,000 ZIP Codes

Home owners who remodel in 2018 will spend an average of $7,893 on each project, according to NAHB’s recent projections of spending by ZIP code for each of over 26,000 ZIP codes across the United States. This is a 28.4% increase from the $6,148 home owners paid for an average remodeling project in 2017.

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In Their Words: Valuable Takeaways from IBS Scholarship Recipients

Filed in International Builders' Show by on June 4, 2018 0 Comments
In Their Words: Valuable Takeaways from IBS Scholarship Recipients

The 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® Scholarship Program is accepting applications for a complimentary full registration, lodging and travel assistance from NAHB members between the ages of 21-35 through June 15.

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Rolodex Your Recruits

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on June 1, 2018 0 Comments
Rolodex Your Recruits

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel used the Spike Prospect Rolodex to recruit seven new members recently, earning him the top spot in Region D. Noel has now challenged the NAHB Executive Board to get out and recruit new members.

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Even Membership is Bigger in Texas

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on May 31, 2018 0 Comments
Even Membership is Bigger in Texas

Want to see an incredible bottom line? Look at the results from the Texas Association of Builders (TAB), where 20 local associations conducted a “friendly” (read: no holds barred) membership recruitment competition this month. The result: TAB has 1,152 new members, a 17% increase over its 2017 totals.

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VA Changes Approval Process for Site Condos in Michigan

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Finance by on May 29, 2018 0 Comments
VA Changes Approval Process for Site Condos in Michigan

In an important victory for NAHB and Michigan home builders, the Department of Veteran Affairs has announced a major change that will waive VA’s site condo approval process for single-family detached homes in the state of Michigan.

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5 Reasons Young Professionals Belong at IBS 2019

Filed in International Builders' Show, Membership by on May 22, 2018 0 Comments
5 Reasons Young Professionals Belong at IBS 2019

NAHB members between the ages of 21-35 have just a couple more weeks to apply for the 2019 International Builders’ Show Scholarship Program. Some of the 2018 recipients explain why attending the Show is such an important career decision.

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Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees by on May 14, 2018 0 Comments
Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

After bringing on several new board members, realigning its budget and clearly defining its goals, the council was ready to implement a revitalized member-recruitment strategy.

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No More NIMBYs: Strategies for Smoother Project Approvals

No More NIMBYs: Strategies for Smoother Project Approvals

If you have ever been met by a crowd of fearful and angry people at a planning board hearing who came to protest your proposed community — and who don’t understand the importance of housing or who counter a presentation of facts with arguments based on emotion — do we have a webinar for you.

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