housing affordability

Executive Order Supports Housing Affordability

Breaking News! President Trump put housing at the forefront of the national debate today by signing an executive order focusing on tackling the housing affordability crisis impacting America today. As the economy has strengthened, demand for safe, affordable housing has skyrocketed, but the housing industry has not been able to  mean this needed supply. By signing this order President Trump[...]

2018 PWB Week

Professional Women in Building Kick off Annual PWB Week

The National Association of Home Builders’ Professional Women in Building invite you to join them in celebrating PWB Week! This exciting week, held September 17 – 21 this year, is an opportunity for members from across the country to bring awareness to the vital contributions of the many talented women in the residential construction industry with activities that promote, enhance[...]

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Sweet Briar Farms Wins National Gold and Silver Awards at Builders’ Show

Jim Chapman Communities recently announced that the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)'s 55+ Housing Industry Council awarded the builder's Sweet Briar Farms community in Cherokee County with gold and silver awards at its Best of 55+ Housing Awards ceremony at the International Builders' Show on January 9. The Best of 55+ Housing Awards is the United States home building[...]

NAHB leadership

2018 NAHB Leadership Elected at International Builders’ Show

Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected 2018's top leadership at last week's International Builders' Show (IBS). Four senior officers were chosen to represent members' interests to government agencies, lawmakers and more who have the power to make it easier or harder for home builders to work hard throughout the year. The NAHB constitutes 700 affiliated state and[...]

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NAHB Chairs Update Members on Advocacy Efforts

On December 28, 2017, the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) Public Affairs Committee Chair Skip Howes and Membership Committee Chair Sonny Antonio sent a letter to area chairs, state representatives, state and local home builders association (HBA) presidents, HBA executive officers, senior life directors, life directors and spikes to update NAHB members on several ongoing advocacy efforts. The letter addressed[...]

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National Association of Home Builders Celebrates 75 Years

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is excited to celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2017. Since its inception in 1942, NAHB has been proud to serve America by building its communities and protecting the interests of those employed in the housing industry. NAHB has been dedicated to communities for more than seven decades with only 465 members at its start. In[...]

NAHB Chairman’s Statement on Hillary Clinton’s Housing Proposal

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is a Washington Based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. Ed Brady, chairman of NAHB and a home developer in Bloomington, Ill., issued a statement following former[...]

2015 Housing Starts End Year Up 10.8 Percent, Permits Up 12 Percent

According to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Commerce Department, nationwide housing starts increased 10.8 percent to 1.11 million units in 2015. Single-family starts posted a yearly gain of 10.4 percent to 715,000 units. "These numbers are in line with what our members are telling us that housing markets are improving, but lot and labor shortages continue to be[...]

NAHB Forms Strategic Alliance with Houzz

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced Wednesday they would be forming an alliance with the online platform for home building, renovation and design, Houzz. This enables NAHB home builder, remodeler and trade partner members to use Houzz’s technology and marketing capabilities to connect with a large community of home owners. Houzz will create an authentication for active NAHB members to[...]