NAHB

NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large.

Contact:

Ann Marie Moriarty
202-266-8350

   http://www.nahb.org/

    New Home Sales Rise 11.6 Percent in December

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 27, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 11.6 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau

    Missouri Builder Elected as Chairman of NAHB

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 27, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Tom Woods, a Blue Springs, Mo.-based home builder with more than 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was elected as the 2015 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

    NAHB Announces Best of IBS Product Winners at 2015 International Builders’ Show

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 27, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named the winning products in its third annual Best of IBS Awards held during the 2015 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. The awards were presented during the Best of IBS Awards ceremony on the final day of the show.

    Texas Builder Elected Second Vice Chairman of NAHB

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 26, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Granger MacDonald, a Kerrville, Texas-based builder and developer with 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was elected as the 2015 second vice chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas

    Best in American Living Awards Highlight Design Trends for 2015 and Beyond

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 26, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) honored single-family homes, apartments and condos, remodeling projects and subdivisions as part of the 2014 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) last night at a gala celebration during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. The winning projects demonstrate innovate design and give a preview of design trends home buyers will see over the next several years

    Seattle Home Receives Remodel of the Year Honors in National Design Competition

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 26, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Book House in Seattle has been selected as the Remodel of the Year in the 2014 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The home was also named the Pacific Northwest regional winner

    55+ Housing Market One of the Most Robust Segments of the Market in 2014, Experts Say

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) –The 55+ housing market fared quite well in 2014, and 2015 should be no different, according to industry experts at a press conference held today at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas

    Housing Starts End Year on High Note

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Led by solid gains in single-family housing production, nationwide housing starts rose 4.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.089 million units in December, according to newly released data from the U.S. Commerce Department. For the year, overall housing starts topped 1 million units

    Multifamily Housing Set to Remain Strong in 2015 as Demand from Renters Continues

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The multifamily market has had strong demand in recent years and is set to remain that way in 2015 despite certain headwinds that could affect the industry, said panelists during a press conference at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas.

    NAHB Associates Committee Honors Dedicated Members

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Three longtime members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) were honored this morning for their professionalism, political engagement, volunteer activities and service to the industry.

    NAHB Professional Women in Building Names Katherine Higgins as Member of the Year

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 23, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Katherine Higgins, showroom sales and design consultant of Alabama Brick Delivery Inc. in Birmingham, Ala., has been honored as the Member of the Year for the Professional Women in Building Council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

    New Home Sales Fall 1.6 Percent in November

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 23, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) –Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 1.6 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 438,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau

    Housing Production Falls 1.6 Percent in November

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 16, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Following an upwardly revised rate last month, housing starts in November slipped 1.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.028 million units, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Three-month moving averages for total and single-family production were at their highest levels since the Great Recession

    National Green Building Standard Approved for Military Housing in NDAA

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 15, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) applauds Congress for authorizing the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) for all military residential construction, which represents 16 percent of the federal real estate portfolio. Passed today by the Senate, and last week by the House, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will provide affordable choices in meeting military energy and water reduction goals.

    Builder Confidence Drops One Point in December

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 15, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Following a four-point uptick last month, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell one point in December to a level of 57 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today

    Statement from NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly on New Downpayment Loans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Kevin Kelly, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Wilmington, Del., today issued the following statement regarding announcements by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac of programs to purchase mortgages with downpayments of as little as 3 percent

    NAHB Announces Best of 50+ Housing Awards Finalists

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for NAHB’s 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 50+ housing industry. A total of 91 entries were chosen as finalists and are eligible for either a gold or silver award from NAHB’s 50+ Housing Council.

    Developers’ Sentiment About Multifamily Market Off Recent Peak, but Remains Positive

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 21, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), reached 54 in the third quarter, four points below the previous quarter’s reading. This is the 11th consecutive quarter with a reading of 50 or above.

    Developers’ Sentiment About Multifamily Market Off Recent Peak, but Remains Positive

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 20, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), reached 54 in the third quarter, four points below the previous quarter’s reading. This is the 11th consecutive quarter with a reading of 50 or above.

    Single-Family Starts Up 4.2 Percent While Overall Production Drops Slightly in October

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 19, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — Single-family housing production in October reached its highest level since November 2013 while the more volatile multifamily sector brought combined nationwide starts activity down 2.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.009 million units, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau

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