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NAHB-Commissioned Study Finds Reduced Rent Control Means More Housing

Filed in Advocacy, Multifamily by on October 23, 2020 5 Comments
NAHB-Commissioned Study Finds Reduced Rent Control Means More Housing

A recently completed study from NAHB found that — even after accounting for employment growth, density, rent growth and local place-specific factors — the supply of housing grew faster when rent-control restrictions were loosened in California’s rent-controlled cities.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Discusses Industry Pushback on Rent Control

Filed in Membership by on October 4, 2019 0 Comments

In this month’s video update to members, NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde discusses a recent rent control initiative pushed by California legislators.

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NAHB Continues to Push Back Against Rent Control

NAHB Continues to Push Back Against Rent Control

Rent control legislation is being considered in California that will exacerbate housing shortages and drive up rents.

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Rent Control Legislation Heats Up Amid Affordability Concerns

Filed in Housing Affordability, Multifamily by on June 12, 2019 5 Comments
Rent Control Legislation Heats Up Amid Affordability Concerns

Rents for apartments and single-family homes are rising nearly as fast as home prices. As already high rents climb higher, frustrated renters may move further away from employment centers or look for smaller apartments. Exacerbating the issue is increased legislative interest in rent control — which often creates more challenges, including reduced supply of available units and reduced income to states and municipalities because of slowed or halted development.

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NAHB Podcast: Everything’s Under Control – Rents, Housing Finance & the Economy

Filed in Codes and Standards, Economics by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Podcast: Everything’s Under Control – Rents, Housing Finance & the Economy

After a summer hiatus, co-hosts NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin return to discuss all things economics on Housing Developments, the NAHB podcast.

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Resources for Renters, Landlords as CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, Multifamily by on July 23, 2021 0 Comments
Resources for Renters, Landlords as CDC Eviction Moratorium Expires

The upcoming expiration of the eviction moratorium order mandated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is putting a renewed emphasis on the resources available to ensure those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are able to remain in their homes.

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Building Systems Week Highlights Innovative Solutions to Current Crises

Filed in Committees and Councils, Education by on September 14, 2020 2 Comments
Building Systems Week Highlights Innovative Solutions to Current Crises

Building Systems Week provides builders with an opportunity to learn more about the offsite construction industry, including the various types of building systems available, and how they can be utilized for different projects. Dave Cooper will serve as the moderator for this year’s Building Systems Week webinars, featuring experts from across the industry.

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CDC Issues Rental Eviction Moratorium Through Dec. 31

CDC Issues Rental Eviction Moratorium Through Dec. 31

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a nationwide order that will halt millions of U.S. renters from being evicted through Dec. 31, 2020. The CDC said the measure is necessary to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

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Prop 10 a Bad Deal for Affordable Housing Advocates

Filed in Codes and Standards, Multifamily by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
Prop 10 a Bad Deal for Affordable Housing Advocates

Californians will be faced with more than just candidates for local and national office when they vote Nov. 6: They’ll also have to decide whether to repeal the state’s 23-year-old Costa-Hawkins law.That measure limits local jurisdictions’ ability to impose rent controls.

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Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Remains Unchanged in Fourth Quarter

Filed in Economics, Multifamily by on February 27, 2020 0 Comments
Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Remains Unchanged in Fourth Quarter

Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing remained unchanged in the fourth quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by NAHB. The MMS produces two separate indices. The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) remained even at 49, while the Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI) also remained even with a reading of 40.

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