Join NAHB Leaders in Portland July 25-28
State and local leaders will soon gather for NAHB’s annual Midyear Meeting. And while only members can vote at their board and committee meetings, non-committee, council and board members of NAHB are warmly invited to attend – even for just a day or two – and learn more about what our association is doing to help strengthen our members’ businesses.
Remodeling Awards Honor Professionals and Boost Businesses
Whether your "wheelhouse" is first-class customer service, superior design or charitable initiatives, earning recognition for your achievements with an NAHB Remodelers annual award can have long-term benefits.
Atlanta Builder Provides Additional Housing for Homeless
Atlanta’s Brock Built Homes joined HomeAid Atlanta and Making A Way Housing Inc. Thursday to cut the ribbon on the renovation of an eight-unit apartment building that adds 16 new beds for homeless Atlanta residents.
NAHB Pledges to Train 50,000 Workers Over the Next Five Years
Attending a White House event on workforce development, NAHB Chairman Randy Noel pledged that NAHB will educate and train 50,000 new workers over the next five years for a career in the construction trades.
Remodeling Confidence Increases Despite Rising Costs
The NAHB Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 58 in the second quarter of 2018, up one point from the previous quarter.
In New Home Sales, Process Equals Growth
If you want to freak out certain personality types, just start throwing around words like process, systems, tracking and accountability — words that might invoke a few "four-letter-word" responses. However, everyone can master these properties, but some of us require more support than others to get there.
Why the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ is the Best Motivator
Companies are spending millions of dollars these days on research to more fully understand consumer behavior. Their findings reveal not only how to better influence their customers, but also how to better motivate their employees — especially the sales staff.
Houston Ribbon-Cutting Leads to More Trade Careers
Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) CEO Casey Morgan and president Don Klein joined Houston, Texas Mayor Sylvester Turner, Home Builders Institute (HBI) president and CEO John Courson and Norbord Inc. president and CEO Peter Wijnbergen for a June 28 press conference and ribbon-cutting for the HBI Acres Homes program launch, a new workforce development initiative.
Housing Starts Fall 12.3% As Tariffs Draw Increased Concern
Total housing starts fell 12.3% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from HUD and the Commerce Department.
DOL Officially Kills ‘Persuader Rule’
In a victory for NAHB, the Department of Labor (DOL) today officially rescinded the Obama-era “persuader rule’ that would have unfairly required lawyers and consultants to report to the DOL when counseling employers concerning union organizing.