Tag: COVID-19

Biden Proposes $1.9 Trillion Economic Rescue Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on January 14, 2021 2 Comments
Biden Proposes $1.9 Trillion Economic Rescue Package

President-elect Joe Biden tonight proposed a $1.9 trillion economic rescue package in response to the devastating health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Get Answers to Your PPP Questions

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on January 13, 2021 1 Comment
Get Answers to Your PPP Questions

The expanded Paycheck Protection Program reopened this week and interested businesses are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. NAHB has updated its FAQs about the program to help you get started.

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Show Village at IBSx to Highlight Three Innovative Homes

Filed in IBS, Sustainability and Green Building by on December 23, 2020 1 Comment
Show Village at IBSx to Highlight Three Innovative Homes

Looking for innovative ideas for your next project? Join the IBSx Virtual Experience for an opportunity to tour Professional Builder’s Show Village 2021.

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HUD Deputy Secretary: Expect Announcements Soon on Impending COVID Deadlines

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on December 16, 2020 0 Comments
HUD Deputy Secretary: Expect Announcements Soon on Impending COVID Deadlines

HUD Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery spoke with The Hill this week on housing affordability challenges and the impact of COVID as part of NAHB’s “Building the Dream” series.

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Podcast: Outlook on COVID Relief and Future Housing Policy

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on December 11, 2020 0 Comments
Podcast: Outlook on COVID Relief and Future Housing Policy

On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin discuss the potential for another COVID relief package and other congressional developments before the end of the year. 

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Harvard Report Underscores Increasing Housing Insecurity Concerns

Filed in Advocacy by on December 4, 2020 0 Comments
Harvard Report Underscores Increasing Housing Insecurity Concerns

Although housing has generally been a bright spot in the midst of the pandemic, the Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies recent report, “The State of the Nation’s Housing 2020,” shines a spotlight on key areas for improvement — namely in the lack of supply and the impact that has on housing insecurity for many U.S. residents.

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Suburban Housing: Increased Trend or Permanent Shift?

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics, Multifamily by on November 16, 2020 8 Comments
Suburban Housing: Increased Trend or Permanent Shift?

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, certain patterns and trends have begun to emerge in the housing industry — in particular, higher demand for housing in lower-density areas. How much of these trends, though, are actually a change in demand or behavior, or just a continuation of existing trends that may have been accelerated through COVID?

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Home Buying Interest Increases Amid COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics, Trends by on October 23, 2020 3 Comments
Home Buying Interest Increases Amid COVID-19

According to data from NAHB’s latest Housing Trends Report, in the third quarter of 2020, the share of Americans who are considering purchasing a home in the next 12 months increased one percentage point over last year — the first year-over-year gain in the three-year history of this series.

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Flexibility and Assistance Key to Helping Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on October 9, 2020 0 Comments
Flexibility and Assistance Key to Helping Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Hill.TV recently sat down with Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Dr. Lynn Fisher, deputy director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, to discuss how the housing industry is tackling the immediate concerns around housing related to COVID-19 and what the impact may be going forward.

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How COVID-19 Continues to Impact the Multifamily Industry

How COVID-19 Continues to Impact the Multifamily Industry

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to resonate throughout the country, and has presented some unique challenges to the home building industry. Leaders in the multifamily segment shared their experiences navigating these challenges with YieldPro TV’s Power Hitters series, and how they see the industry moving forward.

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