HUD Resources on Housing Production and Cost Reinforce NAHB Land Development Policy

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Land Development by on September 22, 2021 0 Comments
HUD Resources on Housing Production and Cost Reinforce NAHB Land Development Policy

Recent releases from HUD support land development policies for which NAHB has been actively advocating. Learn more about the issues and NAHB resources to help educate the public on the impact such policies can have on housing affordability.

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Do’s and Don’ts of Fiberglass Door Maintenance from a Manufacturer’s Perspective

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Do’s and Don’ts of Fiberglass Door Maintenance from a Manufacturer’s Perspective

Encouraging your customers to follow proper maintenance will help maximize entry door performance over time.

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House Votes to Avert Government Shutdown; Measure Expected to Fail in Senate

Filed in Advocacy by on September 22, 2021 0 Comments
House Votes to Avert Government Shutdown; Measure Expected to Fail in Senate

With an Oct. 1 government shutdown looming, the House last night approved a stopgap spending measure on a 220-211 party line vote that would fund every government agency at current levels through Dec. 3.

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IBS Remodeled Show Home Aims to Keep Original Mid-Century Character

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IBS Remodeled Show Home Aims to Keep Original Mid-Century Character

Staying true to its original character is the primary objective for The New American Remodel® 2022 – a flagship exhibit of the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Orlando. As the project continues to take shape and prepares for its debut at IBS Feb. 8-10, the build team is confident show attendees will be impressed with the final product.

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August Housing Starts Lifted by Multifamily Development

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on September 21, 2021 0 Comments
August Housing Starts Lifted by Multifamily Development

Strong multifamily production helped push overall housing starts up in August as single-family starts edged lower due to ongoing supply chain issues and labor challenges.

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House Democrats Seek Overhaul of Energy Tax Incentives

Filed in Advocacy, Tax Reform by on September 20, 2021 0 Comments
House Democrats Seek Overhaul of Energy Tax Incentives

The House is moving forward with its $2 trillion tax plan, which includes significant changes to energy tax incentives used for residential construction and remodeling.  Many of these proposed changes are positive, but some would diminish the utility of these credits moving forward. 

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Builder Confidence Steadies as Material and Labor Challenges Persist

Filed in Economics by on September 20, 2021 23 Comments
Builder Confidence Steadies as Material and Labor Challenges Persist

Builder confidence inched up in September on lower lumber prices and strong housing demand, even as the housing sector continues to grapple with building material supply chain issues and labor challenges. Ending a three-month decline, builder sentiment in the market for newly built single-family homes edged up one point to 76 in September, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

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5 KPIs Every Builder Should Know

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5 KPIs Every Builder Should Know

There are five key numbers, or key performance indicators (KPIs), in a residential building company’s financials that builders should be aware of on a quarterly basis.

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PWB Council Connections Make a Difference

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PWB Council Connections Make a Difference

As NAHB wraps up its celebration of Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week 2021, women in the industry share how membership in the PWB Council has influenced their careers.

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How the NGBS Can Help You Navigate Green Renovations on Historical Properties

Filed in Remodeling, Sustainability and Green Building by on September 17, 2021 0 Comments
How the NGBS Can Help You Navigate Green Renovations on Historical Properties

Learn how the ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard® (NGBS) provides a flexible roadmap for green renovation projects — including the conversion of existing buildings to residential use, even if that building is subject to historical preservation regulations.

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