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How to Think Big and Build Small to Address Housing Demand

Filed in Affordability, Education, Multifamily by on August 21, 2019 1 Comment
How to Think Big and Build Small to Address Housing Demand

Housing affordability is a growing concern to NAHB members and the communities they serve. NAHB Multifamily will present a webinar on Sept. 11 that will explore “missing middle housing,” a concept that describes housing types that range in scale from duplexes to bungalow courts and mansion apartments.

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Downtown Revitalization Includes Upscale Affordable Housing Development

Filed in Affordability, Design, Land Development by on August 20, 2019 0 Comments
Downtown Revitalization Includes Upscale Affordable Housing Development

The Fresno Housing Authority has sought to play a critical role in driving community revitalization by creating and renovating quality affordable housing, including the development of CityView @ Van Ness. The new development produced 45 units of affordable housing for entry-level workforce households.

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Making the Sale: The Importance of a Buyer Profile

Filed in 55+ Housing, Design by on August 19, 2019 0 Comments
Making the Sale: The Importance of a Buyer Profile

A model home’s job is to accurately reach a target buyer and create a space where a prospective buyer can envision themselves living. To be successful, you and your merchandiser must develop a buyer profile, which will teach you how a prospective buyer will be living in your home and what matters most.

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Spotlight Top Projects and People

Filed in Awards by on August 14, 2019 0 Comments
Don’t Miss Your Chance to Spotlight Top Projects and People

Applications for several awards programs will be closing soon, so be sure to submit your application today. Plus, check out a new feature to help expedite the application process.

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‘Impossible’ Project Provides Critical Workforce Housing Options in Memphis

Filed in Affordability, Awards, Multifamily by on August 6, 2019 2 Comments
‘Impossible’ Project Provides Critical Workforce Housing Options in Memphis

Repurposing a 1.5 million-square-foot decaying building that’s been abandoned for decades and is too expensive even to demolish may seem like an impossible task. Yet a group of non-profit organizations in Memphis tackled this feat by turning a 1927 vintage Sears distribution center into a “vertical urban village” that includes resources for the arts community, for education, and for health and wellness services.

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How to Get Involved with the HBA Sustainability Network

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building by on August 5, 2019 2 Comments
How to Get Involved with the HBA Sustainability Network

NAHB initiated the HBA Sustainability Network in 2018 as a way for local home builder associations (HBAs) to educate others on sustainability efforts that are occurring throughout the country. The next call on Aug. 28, from 2-3 p.m. ET, will cover the latest consumer trends related to energy efficiency and green building based on NAHB’s What Home Buyers Really Want survey.

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Building Systems Week Celebrates Members’ Innovation and Leadership

Filed in Councils & Committees by on August 5, 2019 0 Comments
Building Systems Week Celebrates Members’ Innovation and Leadership

This weeklong celebration is focused on expanding builders’ awareness of the many advantages to using building systems, while showcasing Building Systems Councils members’ success in this fast-paced, high-growth marketplace.

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Standout EOs and HBAs Recognized at Association Management Conference

Filed in Awards by on August 2, 2019 0 Comments
Standout EOs and HBAs Recognized at Association Management Conference

The individual winners of the 2018 Association Excellence Awards and Membership Cup winner were announced during the 2019 Association Management Conference at the annual awards luncheon on July 24 in Baltimore.

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Marrying Affordability and Sustainability at The Rose

Marrying Affordability and Sustainability at The Rose

Located just south of downtown Minneapolis, The Rose incorporates pioneering green building techniques among its 90 mixed-income (47 affordable and 43 market-rate) apartments, which range from efficiencies to three bedrooms.

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5 Building Techniques to Help Homes Bounce Back After a Storm

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building by on July 30, 2019 0 Comments
5 Building Techniques to Help Homes Bounce Back After a Storm

Industry professionals will discuss the importance of resiliency in high-performance building in design at this year’s Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), held Aug. 1-2 in Kissimmee, Fla. Here are a few of the trends and best practices they are exploring.

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