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.

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Ann Marie Moriarty
202-266-8350

   http://www.nahb.org/

    Housing Missing from White House Economic Agenda

    Ed Brady, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Bloomington, Ill., today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s Feb. 5 comments on the January jobs report:

    More Than 110,000 Attend 2016 International Builders’ Show, Design & Construction Week

    More than 110,000 housing industry professionals packed the aisles at Design & Construction Week,[tm] held Jan. 19-22 in Las Vegas. This marked the third year of the co-located mega-event, which included the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS), the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, the International Window Coverings Expo and The International Surface Event.

    2015 New-Home Sales Reach Eight-Year High

    Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 14.5 percent to 501,000 units in 2015, the highest level since 2007, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau. Meanwhile, sales in December increased 10.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 544,000 from an upwardly revised November reading.

    NAHB Professional Women in Building Honors EO Holly Fraccaro

    Executive Officer Holly Fraccaro of the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties (HBADOC) in North Carolina has been named EO of the Year by the Professional Women in Building Council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

    NAHB Professional Women in Building Names Annemarie Mitchell as Member of the Year

    Annemarie Mitchell, president and CEO of Legacy Timber Frames in Stillwater, N.Y., has been honored as the Member of the Year for the Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

    D.C. Development Named ‘Multifamily Community of the Year’ in National Design Competition

    Monroe Street Market in Washington, D.C. has been selected as the Multifamily Community of the Year in the 2015 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

    Millennials to Shape Housing Preferences – Once They Start Buying

    The millennial generation is poised to make a significant impact on home design with their strong preferences for energy efficiency and smart home technology; comfortable, workable kitchens and more casual spaces, said speakers today from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and Better Homes and Gardens. Both spoke at a press conference on housing preferences for millennials, Gen X, boomers and seniors held today during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

    Nation’s Home Builders Elect Leadership for 2016

    Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected four Senior Officers to top leadership positions within the federation during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas

    Home Remodeling Activity Looking to Gain Steam Through Mid-Year

    Expenditures for home improvements should see healthy gains in 2016, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

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

    Nationwide housing starts increased 10.8 percent to 1.11 million units in 2015, according to newly released figures from HUD and the U.S. Commerce Department. Single-family starts posted a yearly gain of 10.4 percent to 715,000 units.

    Builder Confidence Holds Firm in January

    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady at 60 in January from a downwardly revised December reading of 60 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index

    Residential Remodeling Spending Trending Up

    Spending on residential remodels will continue to trend upward, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Professional remodelers from around the country agreed with the forecast, citing clients’ increased financial security.

    2016 International Builders’ Show to Showcase the Industry’s Largest Product Display

    Housing professionals from across the country and abroad will convene at the Las Vegas Convention Center Jan. 19-21 for the 2016 International Builders’ Show (IBS), the largest annual light construction show in the world. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) event, held in one of the largest convention centers in the country, will feature the most cutting-edge designs, technologies and products for all segments of the industry

    NAHB Unveils The New American Home 2016

    January 19, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Leading Suppliers Council, in collaboration with Professional Builder magazine, today unveiled The New American Home® 2016, the official show home of the International Builders’ Show (IBS). The home can be toured by IBS attendees Jan. 19-21, 2016

    Statement from NAHB Chairman Tom Woods on House Passage of Resolution Overturning WOTUS Rule

    Tom Woods, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Blue Springs, Mo., today issued the following statement on the passage of a House resolution (S. J. Res. 22) that would rescind the Environmental Protection Agency’s “waters of the United States” rule:

    New-Home Sales Rise 4.3 Percent in November

    Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 4.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 490,000 units in November, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau

    Single-Family Starts Reach Seven-Year High in November

    Nationwide housing starts rose 10.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.173 million units in November, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Single-family production increased 7.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 768,000 units, its highest reading since January 2008. Multifamily production rose 16.4 percent to 405,000 units

    Builder Confidence Edges Down One Point in December

    Builder confidence in the market for newly constructed single-family homes remained relatively flat in December, dropping one point to 61 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

    Statement from NAHB Chairman Tom Woods on Report EPA Broke the Law on Water Rule

    Tom Woods, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder from Blue Springs, Mo., issued the following statement on the ruling by the Government Accountability Office that found the Obama administration broke the law when it used social media to urge the general public to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule defining “waters of the United States.”

    New Home Sales Rise 10.7 Percent in October

    Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 10.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 495,000 units in October, according to newly released data from HUD and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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