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Home Builder Confidence Edges Lower on Inflation Concerns

Filed in Economics by on January 18, 2022 11 Comments
Home Builder Confidence Edges Lower on Inflation Concerns

Growing inflation concerns and ongoing supply chain disruptions snapped a four-month rise in builder sentiment even as consumer demand remains robust. Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes moved one point lower to 83 in January, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

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NAHB Mourns the Passing of Texas Builder Oliver “Sam” Clark Jr.

Filed in Membership by on January 14, 2022 0 Comments
NAHB Mourns the Passing of Texas Builder Oliver “Sam” Clark Jr.

NAHB mourns the passing of three-time East Texas Builders Association (ETBA) president Oliver Heartsill “Sam” Clark Jr. Clark, 70, who passed away on Jan. 9.

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Podcast: Award-Winning Builder Previews IBS Presentations on Post-Pandemic Home Design

Filed in Business Management, Design, IBS by on January 14, 2022 1 Comment
Podcast: Award-Winning Builder Previews IBS Presentations on Post-Pandemic Home Design

North Carolina builder Alaina Money-Garman will present a concept home at the 2022 International Builders’ Show that was built in response to consumer research about how the pandemic changed what home buyers want.

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Get the Insight You Need on NAHB Connect

Filed in Membership by on January 10, 2022 0 Comments
Get the Insight You Need on NAHB Connect

NAHB Connect, a free, online platform, helps connect NAHB members with one another for discussions, learning, sharing ideas and more.  

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Podcast: 2022 Economic Outlook with NAHB Chief Economist

Filed in Advocacy, Economics by on January 7, 2022 0 Comments
Podcast: 2022 Economic Outlook with NAHB Chief Economist

In the first Housing Developments episode of 2022, NAHB Chief Economist Rob Dietz sits down with co-hosts CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin to provide his economic outlook for the year ahead.

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Video: NAHB Chairman Urges Members to Recruit Local Code Officials

Filed in Codes and Standards, Membership by on January 7, 2022 3 Comments
Video: NAHB Chairman Urges Members to Recruit Local Code Officials

In the January Chairman’s Update, NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke discusses the importance of engaging in an upcoming advocacy effort to ensure fair, reasonable residential building codes.

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Reminder: Leadership Council Delegate Nominations Due Jan. 14

Filed in Membership by on January 6, 2022 0 Comments
Reminder: Leadership Council Delegate Nominations Due Jan. 14

NAHB members who would like to offer their talents, skills and experience to national initiatives and industry policy are encouraged to serve as a delegate to NAHB’s 2022 Leadership Council.

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SBA to Host Roundtable Discussion with EPA, Corps on WOTUS Changes

Filed in Advocacy, Environment by on January 4, 2022 1 Comment
SBA to Host Roundtable Discussion with EPA, Corps on WOTUS Changes

The SBA is hosting a virtual roundtable meeting with staff from the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the Biden administration’s proposed rule to withdraw the Trump administration’s “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) definition.

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Happy Holidays from NAHB

Filed in Membership by on December 24, 2021 0 Comments
Happy Holidays from NAHB

NAHB’s offices will be closed for the holidays Dec. 24-31. NAHBNow will publish on a modified schedule during this time and keep you up-to-date on any breaking industry news.

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New Home Sales Jump in November on High Consumer Demand

Filed in Economics, Housing Affordability by on December 23, 2021 3 Comments
New Home Sales Jump in November on High Consumer Demand

New home sales posted a solid gain last month, driven by strong buyer demand, low existing home inventory and buyers’ anticipation of future higher mortgage rates.

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