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March 1, 2024
On the latest episode of NAHB podcast Housing Developments, sponsored by LG Pro Builder, CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul ... KEEP READING...
March 1, 2024
To buy time to get a long-term budget deal, Congress passed a short-term continuing resolution that will keep the U.S. ... KEEP READING...
March 1, 2024
More than 76,000 builders, remodelers, developers and other home building professionals filled the exhibit halls of the Las Vegas Convention ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
Bob Peterson, a Fort Collins, Colo.-based remodeler and home builder with more than 40 years of experience in the construction ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
Bill Owens, a Worthington, Ohio-based, remodeler and home builder with more than 40 years of experience in the residential construction ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
Buddy Hughes, a Lexington, N.C.-based home builder and developer with more than 45 years of experience in the home building ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
Carl Harris, a Wichita, Kan.-based small volume spec and custom home builder with more than 40 years of experience in ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected four senior officers to top leadership positions within the federation ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today announced an agreement to ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recognized the best in craftsmanship, innovation and excellence in remodeling projects at the ... KEEP READING...
February 29, 2024
Following a brief uptick in new home sizes in 2021, the average size of a new home continues to inch ... KEEP READING...
February 28, 2024
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) honored outstanding residential real estate sales, marketing and design, individual achievement and global ... KEEP READING...
February 28, 2024
Today the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named the recipients of the 18th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Safety Award for ... KEEP READING...
February 27, 2024
Multifamily starts are predicted to decline in 2024, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Meanwhile, the remodeling ... KEEP READING...
February 27, 2024
While higher interest rates pushed single-family starts down in 2022 and 2023, production should move on a gradual upward path ... KEEP READING...
February 27, 2024
Home Builders and Remodelers Embrace Greener Practices, Surpassing 2019 Levels New study reveals surging adoption of water and materials conservation and ... KEEP READING...
February 26, 2024
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Leading Suppliers Council, in collaboration with Professional Builder magazine, today unveiled the official ... KEEP READING...
February 26, 2024
Stable mortgage rates at the beginning of 2024 helped increase new home sales in January. Sales of newly built, single-family ... KEEP READING...
February 23, 2024
NAHB recently announced the winners of its fall recruitment competition, which — for the first time — included Associate members. Congratulations ... KEEP READING...
February 23, 2024
NAHB is spotlighting career and technical education-related stories throughout CTE Month® in February.  The Eastern Idaho Home Builders Association members are passionate ... KEEP READING...
February 22, 2024
Pro Builder and NAHB will host ProConnect – powered by NAHB on June 3-5 at the National Housing Center. ProConnect ... KEEP READING...
February 22, 2024
With more than 500,000 homes certified to the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) since its launch in 2009, builders across the ... KEEP READING...
February 22, 2024
Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing was in negative territory in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to ... KEEP READING...
February 21, 2024
On Feb. 15, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized its Government and Business Impersonation Rule, which will target scammers who ... KEEP READING...
February 21, 2024
This post has been updated. NAHB will provide $2,400 to 22 HBAs to state and local home builders’ associations (HBAs) for ... KEEP READING...
February 21, 2024
On Feb. 9, 2024, the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced a proposed rule in the Federal Register to repeal ... KEEP READING...
February 20, 2024
The election for Third Vice Chairman will take place at the Leadership Council meeting at the International Builders’ Show (IBS). Wow! ... KEEP READING...
February 20, 2024
Four national trade associations petitioned the White House to make improvements in its implementation of “made in America” requirements for ... KEEP READING...
February 20, 2024
HBAs are working with state lawmakers and governors to reduce building costs, boost the supply of homes, and empower home ... KEEP READING...
February 16, 2024
On the latest episode of the NAHB podcast, Housing Developments, hosts CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul Lopez are on ... KEEP READING...
February 16, 2024
Bluebird, a permanent supportive housing facility in Boulder, Colo., recently became the 500,000th green home to the National Green Building ... KEEP READING...
February 16, 2024
The Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) recently published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of the final ... KEEP READING...
February 16, 2024
A sharp decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing starts down in January even as single-family production showed signs of ... KEEP READING...
February 15, 2024
NAHB First Vice Chairman Carl Harris and Second Vice Chairman Buddy Hughes met with congressional leaders on Capitol Hill this ... KEEP READING...
February 15, 2024
On a procedural vote of 195-227, the House on Feb. 14 rejected legislation that would temporarily double the state and ... KEEP READING...
February 15, 2024
This year, the Builders Association of Northern N.J. (BANNJ) is celebrating a significant milestone. The association commemorated 80 years during ... KEEP READING...
February 15, 2024
Expectations that mortgage rates will continue to moderate in the coming months, the prospect of future rate cuts by the ... KEEP READING...
February 14, 2024
NAHB members who are engaged in leadership activities at the state, local or national levels, and aspire to take on ... KEEP READING...
February 14, 2024
In her final update as NAHB chairman, 2023 Chairman Alicia Huey reflects back on her tenure as a national leader ... KEEP READING...
February 13, 2024
NAHB members have several opportunities to learn, save, and network using their exclusive member access at the upcoming 2024 NAHB ... KEEP READING...
February 13, 2024
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab has been working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ... KEEP READING...
February 12, 2024
The NAHB Leading Suppliers Council (LSC) recently announced LG Electronics as the winner of the 2024 Spark Award for its ... KEEP READING...
February 12, 2024
February is Black History Month, which honors and celebrates the contributions of African Americans throughout history. NAHB strives to provide ... KEEP READING...
February 9, 2024
NAHB is spotlighting career and technical education (CTE) related stories throughout CTE Month® in February.  What is the secret to building ... KEEP READING...
February 9, 2024
The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is the best place in the world to see leading products and best practices ... KEEP READING...
February 8, 2024
As you prepare your schedule for the 2024 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), Feb. 27-29, remember to plan for the ... KEEP READING...
February 8, 2024
Mortgage rates that hit more than a 20-year high, coupled with elevated construction costs and excessive regulatory costs, left housing ... KEEP READING...
February 7, 2024
The U.S. Department of Commerce has signaled that it plans to raise tariffs later this year on imports of Canadian ... KEEP READING...
February 7, 2024
To identify issues that may arise outside the conforming definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) that went into ... KEEP READING...
February 6, 2024
NAHB First Vice Chairman Carl Harris and NAHB staff traveled to Rhode Island recently to help train Rhode Island Builders ... KEEP READING...
February 6, 2024
Start planning your experience to maximize your time at the 2024 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas with ... KEEP READING...
February 5, 2024
BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s nonpartisan political action committee dedicated to electing pro-housing candidates, had a stellar year thanks to thousands of NAHB ... KEEP READING...
February 5, 2024
To help members articulate key housing priorities, NAHB’s Monthly Update provides the latest messaging framework for the Federation. An exclusive benefit ... KEEP READING...
February 2, 2024
The NAHB website uses cookies. We do this to provide a personalized experience, improve our content, and monitor the site ... KEEP READING...
February 2, 2024
On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, sponsored by LG Pro Builder, CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul ... KEEP READING...
February 2, 2024
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule this week that adopts new and amended energy conservation standards ... KEEP READING...
February 1, 2024
Successful builders know that accuracy and attention to detail during the planning phases of a project are critical to maximizing ... KEEP READING...
February 1, 2024
NAHB is spotlighting career and technical education-related stories throughout CTE® month in February.  NAHB members fondly remember shop class or their ... KEEP READING...
February 1, 2024
On a solid bipartisan vote of 357 to 70, the House approved the American Families and Workers Act of 2024, ... KEEP READING...
January 31, 2024
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today approved an NAHB-supported amendment to the Nationwide Permitting Improvement Act (H.R. 7023) that ... KEEP READING...
January 31, 2024
The Census Bureau’s Housing Vacancy Survey (CPS/HVS) reported the U.S. homeownership rate declined to 65.7% in the last quarter of ... KEEP READING...
January 30, 2024
There was a time when golf courses, clubhouses, fitness centers, and pools ruled the community amenities offered in master planned ... KEEP READING...
January 30, 2024
The U.S. economy grew at a surprisingly strong pace in the fourth quarter, fueled primarily by resilient consumer spending. According to ... KEEP READING...
January 29, 2024
NAHB’s advocacy efforts on behalf of the home building industry extend beyond legislative houses. NAHB often challenges onerous federal regulations ... KEEP READING...
January 29, 2024
According to the January 2024 survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), high interest rates were a significant ... KEEP READING...
January 26, 2024
To start the new year, NAHB recently kicked off its Young Professionals Recruitment Program to offer discounted membership prices for ... KEEP READING...
January 26, 2024
NAHB members who use the Member Savings Program know their membership more than pays for itself through numerous member-exclusive discounts. ... KEEP READING...
January 25, 2024
The NAHB Student Competitions at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) will feature contests between more than 400 of the brightest ... KEEP READING...
January 25, 2024
On Jan. 21, NAHB CEO Jim Tobin joined D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and other prominent business and community leaders at ... KEEP READING...
January 25, 2024
Falling interest rates in the closing weeks of 2023 helped to bring buyers off the sidelines and provide a boost ... KEEP READING...
January 24, 2024
On the latest episode of NAHB’s podcast, Housing Developments, sponsored by LG Pro Builder, CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul ... KEEP READING...
January 24, 2024
NAHB members who are interested in serving as a delegate to NAHB’s 2024 Leadership Council are encouraged to contact their ... KEEP READING...
January 23, 2024
Despite record high inflation rates, rising interest rates and worsening housing affordability, young adults continued to move out of parental ... KEEP READING...
January 23, 2024
NAHB’s Senior Officers will host a series of Virtual Townhall Meetings on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, at the times listed ... KEEP READING...
January 22, 2024
Energy efficiency is a primary driver in home buyer preferences. According to NAHB research, the majority of buyers prefer to ... KEEP READING...
January 22, 2024
The best spokespersons for recruiting new talent to the residential construction industry are professionals in the field. And there is ... KEEP READING...
January 19, 2024
In the latest video in the BizTools “Business Basics” series, contributing expert Vince Butler, CAPS, GMB, GMR, explains the importance ... KEEP READING...
January 19, 2024
With the strong backing of NAHB, Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas), along with several other senators, introduced ... KEEP READING...
January 19, 2024
NAHB’s signature lobbying event in 2024 will take place on Wednesday, June 12, in conjunction with the four-day Spring Leadership ... KEEP READING...
January 18, 2024
With funding for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and about 20% of the rest of the government ... KEEP READING...
January 18, 2024
David H. Stevens, who served as president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) from 2011 until 2018, passed ... KEEP READING...
January 18, 2024
Finding, engaging with and responding to business prospects can be a trying and time-consuming ordeal. However, the process can be ... KEEP READING...
January 18, 2024
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its NAHB/Westlake Royal Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the fourth quarter, posting ... KEEP READING...
January 18, 2024
In a sign that lower mortgage rates continue to boost the housing market, single-family production surpassed the million mark for ... KEEP READING...
January 17, 2024
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in two cases of significant importance to NAHB members because the ultimate outcome ... KEEP READING...
January 17, 2024
The chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee have released a joint framework for tax ... KEEP READING...
January 17, 2024
Mortgage rates well under 7% over the past month have led to a sharp increase in builder confidence to begin ... KEEP READING...
January 16, 2024
Violations of safety rules on jobsites are now more expensive as the Labor Department announced its annual cost-of-living adjustments to ... KEEP READING...
January 16, 2024
According to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report, growth in the average price level of inputs to residential construction ... KEEP READING...
January 15, 2024
NAHB announced the finalists for its 11th annual Best of IBS Awards for the 2024 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) ... KEEP READING...
January 12, 2024
NAHB has a wide range of communication channels for members, HBA staff, and anyone interested in the residential construction industry ... KEEP READING...
January 12, 2024
NAHB announced the finalists for the 2023 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards. These awards highlight creative development concepts, innovative ... KEEP READING...
January 11, 2024
As the need for skilled workers grows, it’s crucial for the construction industry to diversify its labor force. According to ... KEEP READING...
January 11, 2024
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Wednesday published a final rule changing its policy for determining independent contractor status ... KEEP READING...
January 10, 2024
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case brought by a California home owner regarding a $23,000 traffic ... KEEP READING...
January 10, 2024
On the latest episode of the NAHB podcast Housing Developments, hosts CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul Lopez welcome Tom ... KEEP READING...
January 9, 2024
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, average hourly earnings for residential building workers was $30.71 per hour in November ... KEEP READING...
January 9, 2024
The Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) is the building industry’s premier residential design awards program. Celebrating its 40th year of ... KEEP READING...
January 8, 2024
Because of tightened monetary policy, the count of total job openings for the economy continues to move slower. This is ... KEEP READING...
January 8, 2024
The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the largest light construction tradeshow in the industry, offers a look into products, trends ... KEEP READING...
January 5, 2024
To help members articulate key housing priorities, NAHB’s Monthly Update provides the latest messaging framework for the Federation. An exclusive ... KEEP READING...
January 5, 2024
NAHB and a coalition of energy, grid and builder associations have worked with Senate leaders to include an additional $1.2 ... KEEP READING...
January 5, 2024
NAHB recently submitted formal comments on a potential new workplace standard being considered by OSHA to protect workers from heat-related ... KEEP READING...
January 4, 2024
NAHB announced the Silver Winners, or finalists, for The Nationals, presenting the National Sales and Marketing Awards, Best of 55+ Housing ... KEEP READING...
January 4, 2024
The National Housing Endowment (NHE) has set a bold goal for 2024 — to introduce 100,000 students to career opportunities in ... KEEP READING...
January 3, 2024
Embrace the fresh start of a new year by learning from industry professionals in NAHB’s January slate of online education ... KEEP READING...
January 3, 2024
Executive officers (EOs) who run the Federation’s home builders associations (HBAs) are the backbone of the Federation, from handling day-to-day ... KEEP READING...
January 2, 2024
As of Jan. 1, 2024, many businesses will be required to report beneficial ownership information to the Financial Crimes Enforcement ... KEEP READING...
January 2, 2024
The NAHB special IBS pre-show planner — developed in collaboration with Pro Builder magazine and SGC Horizon, the official media ... KEEP READING...
December 29, 2023
The International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is the premier, once-a-year event that connects, educates and improves the residential construction industry. The ... KEEP READING...
December 28, 2023
While NAHB has established a well-deserved reputation on Capitol Hill as an elite power player that wields influence to get ... KEEP READING...
December 27, 2023
Along with all of the engaging events that await just around the corner at the 2024 International Builders’ Show (IBS), ... KEEP READING...
December 26, 2023
The Biden administration’s far-reaching “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule is one of the key regulatory issues that NAHB ... KEEP READING...
December 22, 2023
In a move potentially benefiting single-family and multifamily builders alike, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced it is ... KEEP READING...
December 22, 2023
NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz recently provided the following economic overview in his bi-weekly newsletter Eye on the Economy. Interest rates ... KEEP READING...
December 22, 2023
Elevated mortgage rates acted as a drag on new home sales in November, but with the peak rate cycle apparently ... KEEP READING...
December 21, 2023
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will each be allowed ... KEEP READING...
December 21, 2023
To get into the holiday spirit and strengthen the camaraderie of the Federation’s Young Professionals, 10 industry leaders came together ... KEEP READING...
December 21, 2023
The use of 3D printers in residential construction is growing at a rapid pace. While 3D printing has a very ... KEEP READING...
December 20, 2023
The recent strong economic growth rate of 4.9% in the third quarter, driven largely by consumer spending, is not sustainable, ... KEEP READING...
December 20, 2023
NAHB’s Senior Officers will host a series of Virtual Townhall Meetings on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024, at the times listed ... KEEP READING...
December 19, 2023
According to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report, the price level of inputs to residential construction less energy (i.e., ... KEEP READING...
December 19, 2023
Single-family construction surged in November as lower mortgage rates helped to assuage affordability concerns and unleash pent-up demand for housing. Overall ... KEEP READING...
December 18, 2023
According to the latest NAHB annual census, the median age of Builder members is 57, rising five years since the ... KEEP READING...
December 18, 2023
Falling mortgage rates helped end a four-month decline in builder confidence, and recent economic data signal improving housing conditions heading ... KEEP READING...
December 15, 2023
In the latest episode of NAHB’s podcast, Housing Developments, CEO Jim Tobin and SVP Paul Lopez are joined by Chief ... KEEP READING...
December 14, 2023
Every home design consultation begins with trying to understand the wants and needs of the home owner, hopefully with some ... KEEP READING...
December 14, 2023
NAHB works relentlessly to advocate for its members on numerous issues affecting residential construction such as supply-chain challenges, building regulations, ... KEEP READING...
December 14, 2023
The Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee held the federal funds rate constant at a top target rate of 5.5% at ... KEEP READING...
December 13, 2023
For 13 years, Pro Remodeler’s annual Forty Under 40 award has recognized the best and brightest young remodeling and home ... KEEP READING...
December 13, 2023
According to 2021 data from the U.S. Census Bureau, almost half of occupied housing units (63.8 million) have at least one ... KEEP READING...
December 12, 2023
On a strong bipartisan vote of 44 to 1, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce has approved NAHB-supported ... KEEP READING...
December 12, 2023
The House approved NAHB-supported legislation that would help jurisdictions preserve local control over the building code adoption process while also ... KEEP READING...
December 11, 2023
This month, NAHB provided a grant of $50,000 to the Hawaii Building Industry Foundation’s Maui Recovery + Rebuild Fund in ... KEEP READING...
December 11, 2023
A change in color can be an immediate mood booster in any space, and a new year is a great ... KEEP READING...
December 8, 2023
Bipartisan legislators in both the House and Senate introduced the Workforce Housing Tax Credit Act, which would establish a new ... KEEP READING...
December 8, 2023
In the latest episode of NAHB’s podcast, Housing Developments, CEO Jim Tobin and SVP Paul Lopez discuss an important bipartisan ... KEEP READING...
December 8, 2023
Residential construction industry leaders in Montana participated in several discussions with Gov. Greg Gianforte, who recently signed multiple bills into ... KEEP READING...
December 7, 2023
NAHB is not only focused on expanding the next generation of the industry’s workforce, but it also aims to prepare ... KEEP READING...
December 7, 2023
For years, contractors have promoted a design-build approach to residential development. This model encourages developers to gather all stakeholders around ... KEEP READING...
December 6, 2023
Don’t miss your chance to gain valuable insight as you prepare your business for the year ahead. NAHB Chief Economist ... KEEP READING...
December 6, 2023
The Illinois Supreme Court last week issued an opinion that was extremely favorable to the construction industry in Acuity v. ... KEEP READING...
December 5, 2023
The House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved NAHB-supported legislation that will help ease the shortage of distribution transformers. H.R. 4167, ... KEEP READING...
December 5, 2023
The U.S. House of Representatives will soon vote on H.R. 5473, the Promoting Resilient Buildings Act. This bipartisan legislation extends ... KEEP READING...
December 5, 2023
For the third consecutive quarter, single-family growth rates were negative for all geographic sectors of the nation, as exurban areas ... KEEP READING...
December 4, 2023
To help members articulate key housing priorities, NAHB’s Monthly Update provides the latest messaging framework for the Federation. An exclusive ... KEEP READING...
December 4, 2023
National home prices continued to increase in September. Despite rising mortgage rates, limited inventory and solid, but weakened, demand provided ... KEEP READING...
December 1, 2023
Significant changes within the multifamily housing sector will soon take place. The Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA) was finalized ... KEEP READING...
December 1, 2023
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has proposed a rule that would require public housing agencies (PHA) ... KEEP READING...
December 1, 2023
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a series of six webinars over the next several weeks on the ... KEEP READING...
November 30, 2023
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced today that it will not rescind the existing combined countervailing and antidumping duties ... KEEP READING...
November 30, 2023
NAHB is reminding all business owners to work with their tax professionals to ensure you are prepared for the new ... KEEP READING...
November 30, 2023
The flagship exhibit of the upcoming International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, The New American Home® 2024 is in the ... KEEP READING...
November 30, 2023
With much of the United States experiencing the first arctic blast of the season, it’s a good time to review ... KEEP READING...
November 29, 2023
NAHB’s 2023 Builder and Associate Member Census was sent out this week to help us better understand the composition and ... KEEP READING...
November 29, 2023
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) on Nov. 28 announced its loan limits for 2024. The nationwide rise in median home ... KEEP READING...
November 28, 2023
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the maximum baseline conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie ... KEEP READING...
November 28, 2023
A motorized and lighted pergola, keyless smart doors for homes, and software that can design and price a home before ... KEEP READING...
November 28, 2023
NAHB’s Board of Directors will convene virtually for its 2023 Winter Board Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m.-2 ... KEEP READING...
November 27, 2023
To help home builders associations and members become a trusted resource for housing-related information in their community, NAHB has new ... KEEP READING...
November 27, 2023
Elevated mortgage rates that averaged 7.62% in October per Freddie Mac, the highest rate since 2000, depressed buyer demand and ... KEEP READING...
November 24, 2023
The Home Builders Institute continues to expand its trades training programs into secondary schools across the country with generous funding ... KEEP READING...
November 24, 2023
As a residential construction industry expert, increasing your visibility and credibility can be valuable tools for the success of your ... KEEP READING...
November 22, 2023
For remodelers looking to elevate their businesses in the new year, staying on top of the latest housing trends is ... KEEP READING...
November 22, 2023
Throughout the year, the Home Builders Institute (HBI) builds careers and changes lives through free trades training programs across the ... KEEP READING...
November 22, 2023
The construction industry has a serious need for accurate, local and real-time pricing data. Verisk, a data analytics and technology ... KEEP READING...
November 21, 2023
With Spike Appreciation Month in full swing and the race to become one of nine winners of Signature Kitchen Suites’ ... KEEP READING...
November 21, 2023
Digital media is more important than ever in the home buying industry. And creating a website that uniquely stands out ... KEEP READING...
November 20, 2023
Alicia Huey, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home developer from Birmingham, Ala., today ... KEEP READING...
November 20, 2023
While the cloud has ushered in a new era of computing, it has also created a new wave of challenges. ... KEEP READING...
November 17, 2023
The Best of IBS Awards recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of products and services of IBS Exhibitors in various ... KEEP READING...
November 17, 2023
Single-family construction held steady in October as high mortgage rates depressed demand but more buyers turned to new homes because ... KEEP READING...
November 16, 2023
NAHB’s refreshed Residential Construction Industry Fundamentals course (formerly Basics of Building) provides a crucial opportunity for those who work in ... KEEP READING...
November 16, 2023
Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing was in negative territory for the third quarter, according to results from ... KEEP READING...
November 16, 2023
High mortgage rates that approached 8% earlier this month continue to hammer builder confidence, but recent economic data suggest housing ... KEEP READING...
November 16, 2023
With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and federal government 48 hours away from a funding lapse, House and Senate ... KEEP READING...
November 15, 2023
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today released its annual report to Congress that shows the agency’s capital reserve ratio of ... KEEP READING...
November 15, 2023
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today approved NAHB-supported legislation that would help jurisdictions preserve local control over the building ... KEEP READING...
November 15, 2023
NAHB members across the nation have been diligently recruiting numerous new members into the Federation this fall. Their efforts are part ... KEEP READING...
November 14, 2023
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced today that the 2024 multifamily loan purchase caps for Fannie Mae and Freddie ... KEEP READING...
November 14, 2023
Educational opportunities at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) are one of the key benefits to attending the show each year. ... KEEP READING...
November 14, 2023
Median square foot prices (excluding improved lot values*) for new for-sale single-family detached (SFD) homes started in 2022 increased 18% ... KEEP READING...
November 13, 2023
The severe labor shortage in the construction industry is raising construction costs and harming housing affordability. NAHB’s workforce training affiliate, ... KEEP READING...
November 13, 2023
The Student Competition at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) puts the industry’s brightest young minds to the test on the ... KEEP READING...
November 10, 2023
A gold star family is one step closer to achieving the American Dream of homeownership thanks to Operation: Coming Home ... KEEP READING...
July 27, 2023
The White House today announced a Housing Supply Action Plan that it said would ease restrictive and costly land use ... KEEP READING...
July 27, 2023
NAHB is continuing its ongoing battle to rein in excessive regulations and overzealous federal regulators. Most recently on the legal ... KEEP READING...
July 27, 2023
OSHA last week published a final rule amending its workplace injury and illness recordkeeping regulation to require certain employers to ... KEEP READING...
July 26, 2023
Every NAHB member at one point in their career has encountered a challenge that can be overcome by being connected ... KEEP READING...
July 26, 2023
Rising mortgage rates and elevated construction costs put a damper on new home sales last month. Sales of newly built, single-family ... KEEP READING...
July 25, 2023
Next month will be back-to-school time for many students across the country, and now is a great time to take ... KEEP READING...
July 25, 2023
While U.S. homeownership rates have been rising since 2015 and received an extra boost during the post-pandemic housing boom, they ... KEEP READING...
July 24, 2023
With one slight change to his floor plan schematic, architect Ryan White increased the production of a new single-family project ... KEEP READING...
July 24, 2023
NAHB’s Senior Officers will host a series of Virtual Townhall Meetings on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the times listed below. The ... KEEP READING...
July 21, 2023
The lack of skilled construction labor is a key limiting factor to expanding home construction and improving housing inventory and ... KEEP READING...
July 21, 2023
In his biweekly newsletter Eye on the Economy, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz provided the following overview of the housing ... KEEP READING...
July 20, 2023
The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved its Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies fiscal year 2024 funding bill, ... KEEP READING...
July 20, 2023
For the past four decades, NAHB’s Best in American Living Awards (BALA) have celebrated the value and importance of good ... KEEP READING...
July 20, 2023
Rick Wajda, chief executive officer of the Indiana Builders Association, told Congress today that the “primary challenge to the building ... KEEP READING...
July 19, 2023
The Biden administration announced today that it is taking on so-called “junk fees” in rental housing in order to lower ... KEEP READING...
July 19, 2023
Single-family production fell back after four straight monthly gains as elevated construction costs and rising mortgage rates led to a ... KEEP READING...
July 18, 2023
In the latest presentation from the BizTools Video Series, “Before Disaster Strikes, Prepare Your Business,” Jonathan Falk, NAHB’s field specialist ... KEEP READING...
July 18, 2023
On the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, co-hosts CEO Jim Tobin and SVP Paul Lopez record from New York ... KEEP READING...
July 18, 2023
Low existing inventory that is keeping demand solid for new homes helped to push builder confidence up in July even ... KEEP READING...
July 17, 2023
A record heat wave is causing the mercury to hit triple digits on many jobsites across the country. Ensuring employees ... KEEP READING...
July 17, 2023
Continuing a trend of slowing price growth that began in 2022, overall prices of building materials were unchanged in June, ... KEEP READING...
July 14, 2023
In a move strongly opposed by NAHB, House Republican appropriators are proposing to eliminate the Department of Labor’s Job Corps ... KEEP READING...
July 14, 2023
Home Innovation Research Labs and the USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory recently released a new guide to help identify ... KEEP READING...
July 14, 2023
NAHB committee and council members, delegates to the Leadership Council, members of the Board of Directors, and executive officers should ... KEEP READING...
July 14, 2023
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today told Congress that burdensome government regulations and mandates which support environmental, social ... KEEP READING...
July 13, 2023
NAHB has partnered with the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., to collaborate on housing industry initiatives and ramp up ... KEEP READING...
July 13, 2023
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its NAHB/Westlake Royal Remodeling Market Index (RMI) for the second quarter, posting ... KEEP READING...
July 12, 2023
Construction workers suffer traumatic brain injuries at a higher rate than workers in any other occupation. That problem has many ... KEEP READING...
July 12, 2023
For those who are looking to rent their next home—and want to find something fast—the South and the Midwest regions ... KEEP READING...
July 11, 2023
Construction of The New American Home 2024, the official exhibit home of the 2024 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), is ... KEEP READING...
July 11, 2023
The count of open, unfilled jobs for the overall economy moved lower in May, falling to 9.8 million. While ongoing ... KEEP READING...
July 10, 2023
Pro Builder recently released its annual Housing Giants list based on builder production in 2022, which included several NAHB members. Source ... KEEP READING...
July 10, 2023
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced that its awards program is now open. The NAHB Awards Program ... KEEP READING...
July 7, 2023
A strong foundation is essential to the safety and longevity of any home. In most cases, the type of foundation ... KEEP READING...
July 7, 2023
In this month’s Chairman’s Update, NAHB Chairman Alicia Huey recaps the success of the recent Legislative Conference, which featured more ... KEEP READING...
July 7, 2023
Learn from some of the most experienced and successful industry pros alongside other NAHB members, all from the comfort of ... KEEP READING...
July 7, 2023
In Montana, 5th and 6th grade students learned to measure twice and cut once this summer. This essential life lesson ... KEEP READING...
July 6, 2023
As the search for sustainable home building materials expands, some are looking at a head-turning option: cannabis. The use of ... KEEP READING...
July 6, 2023
NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz provided the following housing market overview in his biweekly newsletter Eye on the Economy. Markets are ... KEEP READING...
July 6, 2023
The 2022 Survey of Construction (SOC) from the Census Bureau shows that the average completion time of a single-family house ... KEEP READING...
July 5, 2023
The flight path for custom builders and remodelers can be turbulent. Luckily, experts Vince Butler, CAPS, GMB, GMR, and Doug ... KEEP READING...
July 5, 2023
Importers or purchasers of Canadian softwood lumber products who have been impacted by antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) are encouraged ... KEEP READING...
July 5, 2023
NAHB’s latest resource on inclusionary zoning is now available. Prepared by Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP, “Policy, Practical, and Legal ... KEEP READING...
July 3, 2023
Every build or remodeling project comes with risk no matter how experienced your team is. That’s why it’s important to ... KEEP READING...
July 3, 2023
This July marks the 12th annual National Log Homes Open House Month. NAHB Log and Timber Homes Council members and builders ... KEEP READING...
June 30, 2023
In the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, NAHB CEO Jim Tobin and SVP Paul Lopez take a look ... KEEP READING...
June 30, 2023
The Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Massachusetts (HBRAMA) recently released a report, “Public Policy for Net Zero Homes and ... KEEP READING...
June 30, 2023
The IBS Scholarship Program is a remarkable opportunity for emerging residential construction professionals to attend the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) ... KEEP READING...
June 29, 2023
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today published its 2023 first quarter data for the Uniform Appraisal Data (UAD) Aggregate ... KEEP READING...
June 29, 2023
NAHB is partnering with Ivory Innovations and MOD X on an educational webinar — “Catalyzing Innovation in Offsite Construction,” taking ... KEEP READING...
June 29, 2023
NAHB Chairman Alicia Huey issued a letter this week to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of ... KEEP READING...
June 28, 2023
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced increases to the threshold for large multifamily loans from $75 million to $120 ... KEEP READING...
June 28, 2023
At the 2023 Spring Leadership Meeting, NAHB’s State and Local Government Affairs Committee awarded seven HBAs with financial assistance through ... KEEP READING...
June 28, 2023
The Building Systems Housing Summit — the premier conference dedicated to offsite construction — will take place Oct. 15-17 at ... KEEP READING...
June 27, 2023
Following passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in December 2022, federal agencies have updated several of their workplace posters ... KEEP READING...
June 27, 2023
A lack of existing inventory coupled with solid consumer demand helped to boost new home sales in May to their ... KEEP READING...
June 26, 2023
With the installation of windows, plumbing and roofing all well underway, The New American Home 2024 is off to an ... KEEP READING...
June 26, 2023
The Baldwin County Home Builders Association (BCHBA) recently completed its first Baldwin Girls Build Camp to introduce local girls to ... KEEP READING...
June 23, 2023
The House today passed the Middle Class Borrower Protection Act, legislation that would block the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) ... KEEP READING...
June 23, 2023
Fixture and appliance outlet boxes provide many benefits during plumbing installations for sinks, toilets, washing machines and ice makers that ... KEEP READING...
June 23, 2023
At the 2023 NAHB Spring Leadership Meeting, the Board of Directors approved the recommendation of the NAHB Legal Action Committee ... KEEP READING...
June 23, 2023
This blog post has been updated. During a June 22 congressional hearing on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) FY ... KEEP READING...
June 22, 2023
Several industry leaders were recently honored for their contributions to the housing industry during the National Housing Center Awards Ceremony ... KEEP READING...
June 22, 2023
Remodelers now have a unique opportunity to see how their business stacks up against the competition with a new publication ... KEEP READING...
June 22, 2023
The annual State of the Nation’s Housing report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Study (JCHS) highlights the growing ... KEEP READING...
June 22, 2023
As noted in this recent post, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee maintained the federal funds rate at a top ... KEEP READING...
June 21, 2023
In the latest episode of the Housing Developments podcast, NAHB CEO Jim Tobin and SVP Paul Lopez discuss two positive ... KEEP READING...
June 21, 2023
NAHB and three other organizations are calling on the Supreme Court to consider whether a New York rent control law ... KEEP READING...
June 20, 2023
For this month’s Chairman’s Update, Alicia Huey appears on the National Mall at the Innovative Housing Showcase, co-hosted by NAHB ... KEEP READING...
June 20, 2023
Trenching accidents almost always involve an unthinkable event that can lead to injury or death: Being buried alive. But every ... KEEP READING...
June 20, 2023
How much profit is your business really making? Are you juggling business operations expenses and job expenses correctly? Jake Harris, ... KEEP READING...
June 20, 2023
Limited existing inventory combined with solid demand and improving supply chains helped push single-family starts to an 11-month high in ... KEEP READING...
June 19, 2023
Solid demand, a lack of existing inventory and improving supply chain efficiency helped shift builder confidence into positive territory for ... KEEP READING...
June 16, 2023
In the latest episode of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast, NAHB CEO Jim Tobin and SVP Paul Lopez explain NAHB’s position ... KEEP READING...
June 16, 2023
It can be challenging to make a living as a contractor. Material costs are constantly on the rise, qualified labor ... KEEP READING...
June 16, 2023
At the NAHB Spring Leadership Meeting in Washington last week, Scott Ketcham, director of OSHA’s Office of the Directorate of ... KEEP READING...
June 16, 2023
NAHB members who were unable to join us in Washington, D.C., last week for the 2023 Spring Leadership Meeting can ... KEEP READING...
June 15, 2023
At NAHB’s urging, Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) have introduced identical House and Senate bills — ... KEEP READING...
June 15, 2023
The Internal Revenue Service released a draft regulation and a list of frequently asked questions regarding the new election taxpayers ... KEEP READING...
June 15, 2023
Visitors to the National Mall this past weekend had a unique opportunity to see the latest housing innovations firsthand through ... KEEP READING...
June 14, 2023
In an important victory for NAHB and common-sense regulatory reform, the House today approved the Regulations from the Executive in ... KEEP READING...
June 14, 2023
The Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee maintained the federal funds rate at a top target rate of 5.25% at the ... KEEP READING...
June 14, 2023
Every week during National Safety Month, NAHB and other partners will focus on a different aspect of jobsite safety. This ... KEEP READING...
June 14, 2023
Obtaining lots for new homes remains a challenge for many of NAHB’s builders, but the shortages are not as widespread ... KEEP READING...
June 13, 2023
This post has been updated. After delaying action last week, the House today approved an NAHB-supported gas stove bill and is ... KEEP READING...
June 13, 2023
June is Men’s Health Month, and NAHB is excited to announce a pilot partnership with MANUAL, a men’s health and ... KEEP READING...
June 13, 2023
NAHB Education is offering some of its most popular live online courses this summer. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn ... KEEP READING...