Tag: Value of Membership

Rolodex Your Recruits

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on June 1, 2018 0 Comments
Rolodex Your Recruits

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel used the Spike Prospect Rolodex to recruit seven new members recently, earning him the top spot in Region D. Noel has now challenged the NAHB Executive Board to get out and recruit new members.

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Even Membership is Bigger in Texas

Filed in Leadership, Membership by on May 31, 2018 0 Comments
Even Membership is Bigger in Texas

Want to see an incredible bottom line? Look at the results from the Texas Association of Builders (TAB), where 20 local associations conducted a “friendly” (read: no holds barred) membership recruitment competition this month. The result: TAB has 1,152 new members, a 17% increase over its 2017 totals.

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VA Changes Approval Process for Site Condos in Michigan

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Housing Finance by on May 29, 2018 6 Comments
VA Changes Approval Process for Site Condos in Michigan

In an important victory for NAHB and Michigan home builders, the Department of Veteran Affairs has announced a major change that will waive VA’s site condo approval process for single-family detached homes in the state of Michigan.

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5 Reasons Young Professionals Belong at IBS 2019

Filed in International Builders' Show, Membership by on May 22, 2018 0 Comments
5 Reasons Young Professionals Belong at IBS 2019

NAHB members between the ages of 21-35 have just a couple more weeks to apply for the 2019 International Builders’ Show Scholarship Program. Some of the 2018 recipients explain why attending the Show is such an important career decision.

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Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees by on May 14, 2018 0 Comments
Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

After bringing on several new board members, realigning its budget and clearly defining its goals, the council was ready to implement a revitalized member-recruitment strategy.

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No More NIMBYs: Strategies for Smoother Project Approvals

No More NIMBYs: Strategies for Smoother Project Approvals

If you have ever been met by a crowd of fearful and angry people at a planning board hearing who came to protest your proposed community — and who don’t understand the importance of housing or who counter a presentation of facts with arguments based on emotion — do we have a webinar for you.

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Apply for the 2019 IBS Scholarship Program

Filed in International Builders' Show, Membership by on May 9, 2018 1 Comment
Apply for the 2019 IBS Scholarship Program

The IBS Scholarship Program will begin accepting applications May 14. This opportunity is exclusively for NAHB members between the ages of 21-35 interested in attending IBS 2019 in Las Vegas next February.

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Ben Carson to Address NAHB Executive Board

Filed in Leadership by on May 8, 2018 0 Comments
Ben Carson to Address NAHB Executive Board

HUD Secretary Ben Carson will address NAHB members on Wednesday, May 23 when the Executive Board holds its spring meeting from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the National Housing Center in Washington, D.C.

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2018 IBC Increases Structural Design, Elevator Costs for Multifamily Buildings

2018 IBC Increases Structural Design, Elevator Costs for Multifamily Buildings

A new Home Innovation Research Labs report on the Estimated Costs of the 2018 ICC Code Changes for Multifamily Buildings shows minimum cost impacts for typical multifamily buildings ranging from $2,500 for a small 2-story multifamily project to $25,000 for a larger 5-story project. The higher costs are primarily due to significant changes involving elevators and wind load design.

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NAHB Members: Go Fourth and Save Tomorrow

Filed in Membership by on May 3, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Members: Go Fourth and Save Tomorrow

Tomorrow is May 4, or May the Fourth, or Star Wars Day: “May the Fourth be with you.” And in a magical coincidence, Star Wars Day happens to fall during Small Business Week – giving our Member Advantage businesses another opportunity to thank you for your business and to save you a little more money.

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