NAHB Announces Pillars Finalists
Adaptive reuse, plentiful amenities and sustainable and green building practices were some of the trademarks found in this year’s finalists for the 2017 Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards, which honor superior achievement in apartment and condominium development, design, marketing and management. “Today’s consumers have almost unlimited possibilities when choosing a multifamily community, so builders […]
Spotlight on Construction Trades: Carpentry and Electrical
As NAHB continues to celebrate Careers in Construction Month, we're taking a closer look at two skilled trades that are essential components of the home building process: carpenters and electricians.
IRS Announces Tax Relief for California Wildfire Victims
For those who qualify, the tax relief postpones certain filing deadlines, allows claims of casualty losses and provides penalty relief to some who file late.
Green Standard’s Scope Expands, New Committee Members Wanted
Home Innovation Research Labs has expanded the scope of the next edition of the National Green Building Standard to include commercial portions of primarily residential buildings and assisted living facilities.
Norbord Gives HBI $1M to Train Local Workforces
HBI, the workforce development arm of NAHB, just got an important assist as it gears up to help prepare the local workforce for reconstruction in Texas and Florida hard-hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Atlanta Builders Volunteer to Renovate Women’s Shelter
HomeAid Atlanta, the designated charity of the Greater Atlanta HBA, and The Drake House recently celebrated the groundbreaking of The Drake Village with volunteer builder O’Dwyer Homes.
House Approves Additional $36.5 Billion in Disaster Relief
The House today approved a $36.5 billion emergency spending package geared to helping the hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and assisting the wildfire relief efforts in California. In addition, the bill specifically earmarks $16 billion to cancel the existing debt of the National Flood Insurance Program
Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard
A seasoned safety compliance expert explains what home builders need to know regarding the new silica rule and how to avoid fines.
A Step Forward for Association Health Plans
President Trump today signed an executive order that would ease restrictions on association health plans and health reimbursement accounts to create more options for small businesses to provide health benefits to their employees.
Lots: Record-High Prices, Record-Low Sizes
Recent NAHB analysis reveals a changing landscape for lot values and sizes.