Land Development

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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L.A.’s New ADU Program Offers Flexibility and Style

L.A.’s New ADU Program Offers Flexibility and Style

Recognizing the growing popularity of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in Los Angeles and their potential to alleviate the shortage of affordable housing, Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Department of Building Safety recently announced a new program that aims to simplify the permitting process and put attractively designed ADUs in back yards.

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Learn About Land Development and Financial Management in July Live Online Courses

Learn About Land Development and Financial Management in July Live Online Courses

NAHB Education is offering several live online courses throughout July to help you become a successful developer and boost your profits. These interactive live online courses are taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. ET, by top industry experts. Participants will receive NAHB Continuing Education Credits for the following designations: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, […]

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NAHB Legal Action Fund Helps Member Win Long Zoning Dispute

Filed in Land Development, Legal by on May 19, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Legal Action Fund Helps Member Win Long Zoning Dispute

The NAHB Legal Action Fund recently helped a developer member with legal costs and strategies in a long-running challenge to a zoning change within its municipality.

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How Sacramento Is Streamlining Approval Processes to Provide More, Greater Variety of Housing

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability, Land Development by on March 12, 2021 0 Comments
How Sacramento Is Streamlining Approval Processes to Provide More, Greater Variety of Housing

Sacramento’s 2040 General Plan Update envisions growth of 72,000 new homes and 80,000 new jobs over the next 20 years. Included in the general plan are key themes of housing availability, affordability, racial equity, sustainability and addressing climate change.

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Learn All About Land Development in NAHB Live Online Courses

Filed in Education, Land Development by on March 9, 2021 8 Comments
Learn All About Land Development in NAHB Live Online Courses

Successful land development can substantially increase revenue and profit for smaller home builders. Back by popular demand, NAHB Education is offering two dynamic land development live online courses in March.

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Join Upcoming Webinar on Dismantling Structural Inequities in Zoning

Filed in Education, Land Development, Membership by on February 25, 2021 0 Comments
Join Upcoming Webinar on Dismantling Structural Inequities in Zoning

To provide a clear example of how different jurisdictions are re-examining structural inequities, NAHB has convened a panel to discuss how housing advocates are proposing to revise state zoning laws to reduce segregation.

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Two ‘Final’ Environmental Rules That are Not Yet Final

Filed in Environment, Land Development by on January 22, 2021 0 Comments
Two ‘Final’ Environmental Rules That are Not Yet Final

On Jan. 20, the Biden administration implemented a regulatory freeze for all pending regulations. Two “final” environmental rules affecting the housing industry were swept up in this presidential action.

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Understanding Land Use Updates in the 2020 National Green Building Standard

Understanding Land Use Updates in the 2020 National Green Building Standard

The ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard® (NGBS), released in spring 2020, updated two key sections that should be bookmarked for home builders engaged in land use and housing development.

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The Future of Urban and Suburban Housing in the Wake of COVID-19

Filed in Education, Land Development by on October 27, 2020 2 Comments
The Future of Urban and Suburban Housing in the Wake of COVID-19

The pandemic has dramatically changed how most Americans view their homes. The need for more spaces within a home for work, schooling and exercise have driven many to evaluate where they live. But what happens to urban home building if more people move?

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