NAHB Podcast: Chief Economist Rob Dietz Provides Economic Update

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NAHB Podcast: Chief Economist Rob Dietz Provides Economic Update

In this special edition of Housing Developments, NAHB Chief Economist Rob Dietz gives an updated look at our nation’s economy as it adapts to this new coronavirus environment.

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Week 2 Survey Shows Impact of Virus on the Rise

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Week 2 Survey Shows Impact of Virus on the Rise

The second week of NAHB’s online poll showed that several effects of the coronavirus on the residential construction industry have become more widespread and severe.  Once again, traffic ranked as the most widespread problem, with 93% of respondents saying the coronavirus has had an adverse impact on traffic of prospective buyers.

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Continue Your Professional Development with On-Demand IBS 2020 Education Sessions

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Continue Your Professional Development with On-Demand IBS 2020 Education Sessions

Residential building professionals can now access a streaming library of 100+ recorded sessions and presentations from IBS 2020 with IBS Education On Demand.

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NAHB Coronavirus Webinar Series Continues This Week

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NAHB Coronavirus Webinar Series Continues This Week

We will continue our Coronavirus Webinar Series this week on the topics of Small Business Administration loans, tax relief provisions in the CARES Act, unemployment insurance changes and jobsite safety.

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Distance Learning Resources for Construction Educators from NAHB and HBI

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Distance Learning Resources for Construction Educators from NAHB and HBI

NAHB Student Chapters has recently developed resources for teachers to use in their distance learning efforts for construction, construction management, shop, technology and physical science classes.

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A Weekly Economic Update from NAHB’s Chief Economist

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A Weekly Economic Update from NAHB’s Chief Economist

Accelerating job losses and the sudden drop in economic output imply significant declines for home construction and remodeling during the middle of 2020. However, construction continues to move forward on the majority of the 539,000 single-family homes and 671,000 apartments now in the construction pipeline.

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Building 1,000 Homes Packs an Economic Punch

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Building 1,000 Homes Packs an Economic Punch

A new study from NAHB shows that housing stands poised to lead the economic rebound once social distancing and other virus mitigation efforts show success in containing the coronavirus pandemic.

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How to Obtain an SBA Loan and Have it Forgiven

How to Obtain an SBA Loan and Have it Forgiven

In recent weeks, Congress has adopted three bills aimed at stabilizing the economy, with more to come. The most notable of these was the $2.2 stimulus package (the CARES Act) that President Trump signed into law on March 27. This law contains a nearly $350 billion federal small business loan protection program called the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that will provide significant loan forgiveness for small businesses with fewer than 500 employees if employers meet certain criteria.

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NAHB Needs Your Input: Complete this Week’s Coronavirus Survey

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NAHB Needs Your Input: Complete this Week’s Coronavirus Survey

NAHB is seeking feedback from its members to help us advocate for the needs of the housing industry during the coronavirus crisis. We open a new weekly survey every Tuesday to gauge the industry’s changing needs, and will take less than 5 minutes to complete.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Dean Mon Addresses the Coronavirus Crisis

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Video: NAHB Chairman Dean Mon Addresses the Coronavirus Crisis

In this month’s Chairman’s Update, NAHB Chairman Dean Mon discusses the impacts the housing industry is seeing so far due to the coronavirus outbreak and how NAHB is responding.

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