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Key Resilient Residential Construction Resources to Prepare Your Business

Key Resilient Residential Construction Resources to Prepare Your Business

Natural disasters can strike at any time, often causing severe damages to homes and small businesses that can leave lasting impacts for months or years after an event. To help building professionals stay current, NAHB has created a centralized hub of information related to resilient residential construction on nahb.org.

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How One California Community Maximizes Outdoor Living

Filed in Awards, Multifamily by on May 18, 2021 0 Comments
How One California Community Maximizes Outdoor Living

Outdoor living and a connection to the outdoors have been highly desirable to home owners in recent years — an interest that has been heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic. A great example is Novel Park at Great Park Neighborhoods in Orange County, Calif., winner of the 2020 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards for Best Condominium Community.

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New Indiana Wetlands Law Allows Builders to Benefit from Federal Water Rule

Filed in Advocacy, Environment by on May 14, 2021 0 Comments
New Indiana Wetlands Law Allows Builders to Benefit from Federal Water Rule

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) signed a state wetlands bill into law last month, marking a big victory for the Indiana Builders Association (IBA) and members across the state.

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North Carolina Project Highlights 4 Key High-Performance Building Practices

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on May 12, 2021 0 Comments
North Carolina Project Highlights 4 Key High-Performance Building Practices

The Home Performance Counts: Virtual Green Home Tour series kicked off on Earth Day with a walkthrough of the stunning Robinwood in Asheville, N.C., and a lively builder/broker conversation. Brandon Bryant, founder of Red Tree Builders, and Kelly Erin-Spinney of Modern Asheville Real Estate discussed green features of the home, the importance of communicating building science strategies to clients in ways that resonate, and tips on realizing the added value of a high-performance home in the initial sale as well as stewarding the home forward.

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Thanks to the Federation for Bringing Housing Home

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on May 10, 2021 1 Comment
Thanks to the Federation for Bringing Housing Home

From coast to coast, members of our Federation stepped up last week to bring housing issues to the forefront during Bringing Housing Home®, NAHB’s 2021 in-district Legislative Conference.

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NAHB Seeking Speakers for the 2022 International Builders’ Show

Filed in IBS by on May 7, 2021 3 Comments
NAHB Seeking Speakers for the 2022 International Builders’ Show

Share your knowledge and expertise at the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) — happening in-person Feb. 8-10 in Orlando.

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NAHB Seeks Members for New Healthier Homes and Communities Subcommittee

NAHB Seeks Members for New Healthier Homes and Communities Subcommittee

To help solidify NAHB as a thought leader in the green building space, NAHB has established a subcommittee and a number of task groups to collaborate on key issues. The most recent addition is the Healthier Homes and Communities Subcommittee, which will define NAHB’s position on healthier homes and communities.

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How to Incorporate Health and Wellness into Multifamily Design

Filed in Education, Multifamily by on May 5, 2021 0 Comments
How to Incorporate Health and Wellness into Multifamily Design

NAHB’s upcoming webinar, “Wellness Wanted: Designing Healthy Multifamily Projects for Today’s Renters,” on Wednesday, May 26, at 2 p.m. ET, will explore how physical, mental and emotional well-being are coming into play in the multifamily arena.

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NAHB Launches New Video Series With SGC Horizon

Filed in Advocacy, Economics, Membership by on May 5, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Launches New Video Series With SGC Horizon

NAHB is excited to launch a new video series, featuring members of NAHB’s senior management team, in conjunction with our media partner, SGC Horizon. The series will comprise four videos each month on key topics of interest for the Federation.

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Collaboration Between Builders and Appraisers Key to Navigating Rising Lumber Prices, Freddie Mac Says

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance, Material Costs by on May 3, 2021 9 Comments
Collaboration Between Builders and Appraisers Key to Navigating Rising Lumber Prices, Freddie Mac Says

As lumber prices continue to rise, home builders face challenges selling homes that accurately reflect the increased costs of construction. Collaboration between builders and appraisers can help mitigate issues.

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