Tag: COVID-19

Community Planning in a Post-COVID World

Filed in Design, Disaster Response by on September 10, 2021 0 Comments
Community Planning in a Post-COVID World

What will residential communities look like after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides? Although sweeping changes aren’t likely, here’s what architects, planners and developers believe we’ll see.

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NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on June 11, 2021 0 Comments
NAHB Applauds Exclusion of Construction from OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard with requirements for employers to protect workers from COVID-19. The new standard does not apply to construction.

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Judge Affirms NAHB Members Exempt from CDC Eviction Moratorium; Other Landlords Are Not

Filed in Disaster Response, Legal, Multifamily by on June 4, 2021 0 Comments
Judge Affirms NAHB Members Exempt from CDC Eviction Moratorium; Other Landlords Are Not

A federal judge has reaffirmed that members of NAHB are exempt from the nationwide eviction moratorium imposed by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention (CDC), but ruled that the exemption only applied to the plaintiffs in the case (including NAHB members) and not to all landlords nationwide.

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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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How Has COVID Impacted Home Buyer Preferences?

Filed in Disaster Response, Economics, IBS, Trends by on March 19, 2021 1 Comment
How Has COVID Impacted Home Buyer Preferences?

NAHB’s latest edition of What Home Buyers Really Want examines home buyer preferences across the industry, including the impact that COVID-19 may have on the types of features, size and location of homes that buyers are seeking.

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Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Into Law

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on March 10, 2021 2 Comments
Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Bill Into Law

President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package into law on March 11.

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OSHA Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 Safety; New Safety Standard Likely Forthcoming

Filed in Disaster Response, Safety by on February 24, 2021 1 Comment
OSHA Issues New Guidance on COVID-19 Safety; New Safety Standard Likely Forthcoming

Late last month, OSHA issued “stronger safety guidance” on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This could signal a forthcoming emergency temporary standard that OSHA inspectors would enforce.

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COVID-19 Continues to Impact Home Purchasing Plans

Filed in Economics, Trends by on January 27, 2021 14 Comments
COVID-19 Continues to Impact Home Purchasing Plans

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more Americans are interested in purchasing homes, according to NAHB’s latest Housing Trends Report. The share of Americans who are considering the purchase of a home in the next 12 months was 15% in the fourth quarter of 2020, four percentage points higher than a year earlier and the largest year-over-year gain in the three-year history of this series.

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Biden Proposes $1.9 Trillion Economic Rescue Package

Filed in Advocacy, Disaster Response by on January 14, 2021 6 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 2 Comments
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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