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Remodeling Market Optimism Remains Positive in Fourth Quarter

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 53 in the fourth quarter of 2016, a decrease of four points from the previous quarter, but on par with levels seen in the first half of 2016. Remodeler confidence has held firm in positive territory for 15 straight quarters.

Nationwide Housing Production Up 11.3 Percent in December on Multifamily Surge

A surge in multifamily production resulted in overall nationwide housing starts rising 11.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Single-family starts dropped 4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 795,000 units

Builder Confidence Holds Firm in January

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained on firm ground in January, down two points to a level of 67 from a downwardly revised December reading of 69 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)

Statement from NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear WOTUS...

NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald, a builder and developer from Kerrville, Texas, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision to take up the dispute over which lower courts can hear challenges to EPA's rule defining "waters of the U.S." in the Clean Water Act

BALA Awards Shine a Spotlight on Top Design Trends for 2017 and Beyond

A remarkable 127 single-family, multifamily, remodeling and community projects were honored at the 2016 Best in American Living Awards™ (BALA) ceremony held during the 2017 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., including nine “best in region” and five “of the year” winners. These projects represent the nation’s best in home and community design, interior design and remodeling

Siblings’ S.C. Childhood Home Renovated for Retirement Receives Remodel of the Year Honors in...

A mid-1960s-era home in Clemson, S.C., renovated by two siblings to share in retirement, has been selected as the Remodel of the Year in the 2016 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Nation’s Home Builders Elect Leadership for 2017

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 Orlando, Fla.

High-End London-style Development in Houston Honored in National Design Competition

Winfield Gate, a London-style luxury townhouse community in Texas that’s minutes away from Houston’s downtown, has been honored as the Multifamily Community of the Year in the 2016 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

Multifamily Housing Sector Sees a Cooling in Marketplace, but Remains Robus

Panelists addressed the continuing post-recession recovery of multifamily housing and looked at where this sector is headed at a press conference held at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Orlando, Fla

NAHB Recognizes Leaders in Green and Sustainable Building

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today announced the winners of its Best in Green Awards at a ceremony during the International Builders’ Show. For the third year, these green awards have been incorporated into many of NAHB’s other honors, including the Best in American Living Awards, The Nationals, Best of 55+ Housing Awards, Pillars of the Industry Awards and Jerry Rouleau Awards for Excellence. Winners of any green or sustainable award in any of these programs were automatically entered for consideration for a Best in Green Award

Houston Home Builder Honored as NAHB’s Best in Green Young Professional of the Year

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today named Scott Frankel, Co-President and Principal of Frankel Building Group in Houston, Texas as the 2016 Best in Green (BIG) Young Professional of the Year. The award was given at the Best in Green Awards event held today during the International Builders’ Show.

NAHB Global Innovation Award Winners Announced

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has named three innovative, new home building products as Global Innovation Award winners for 2016. The makers of an educational course series on indoor air quality (Wellness Within Your Walls in Atlanta), exterior-wall insulation technology (Timber Block in Connelly Springs, N.C.) and an electric fireplace (Dimplex North America in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada) were recognized during a special ceremony at the 2017 International Builders’ Show® in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB Associates Committee Honors Dedicated Members

Four 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. They were recognized during the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show® held this week in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB Announces Builder, Community of the Year in Best of 55+ Housing Awards

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named Renaissance Luxury Living at Sun Lakes the 2017 Community of the Year and its builder, Robson Resort Communities, the 2017 Builder of the Year, as part of the Best of 55+ Housing Awards. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the awards program

NAHB Honors Five Outstanding Young Professionals

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has honored five home builders around the country as the 2016 Young Professionals of the Year. The awards were given Monday evening in Orlando, Fla., during the NAHB International Builders’ Show®

NAHB Names Outstanding Educators, Professionals of the Year

The National Association of Home Builders last night honored 12 individuals who have excelled in teaching NAHB education courses and for their professionalism as NAHB educational designation holders as the Educators and Designees of the Year. The awards were given during the 2017 International Builders‘ Show® held this week in Orlando, Fla

2017 International Builders’ Show to Showcase the Industry’s Largest Product Display

Housing professionals from across the country and abroad will convene at the Orange County Convention Center Jan. 10-12 for the 2017 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

Housing Will Continue Gradual Climb to Higher Ground in 2017

Fueled by a growing economy, solid employment gains and rising household formations, single-family production will continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2017, according to economists speaking at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., today

Community, Development of the Year Named in NAHB Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards

A-Mill Artist Lofts in Minneapolis was named Community of the Year and Bozzuto Development, based in Greenbelt, Md., was named Multifamily Development Firm of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) as part of the association’s Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards.

Remodelers Find Operational Efficiencies as the Market Recovers

Remodelers’ average profit margins have increased since 2011, indicating they are running their businesses more efficiently as residential remodeling activity steadily improves, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers during the International Builders’ Show® in Orlando, Fla.

55+ Housing Market Shows Continued Growth

The 55+ housing market is expected to keep on its path of growth, according to industry experts at a press conference held today at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders' Show (IBS) in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB Unveils Two Show Homes at International Builders’ Show 2017

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Leading Suppliers Council, in collaboration with Professional Builder magazine, today unveiled the two official show homes of the International Builders’ Show (IBS): The New American Home® 2017 and The New American Remodeled Home® 2017. This is only the second time a remodeled home has been showcased during the annual trade show. IBS attendees can tour the homes Jan. 10-12.

Statement from NAHB Chairman Ed Brady on FHA’s Decision to Lower Premiums

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 the announcement by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) that it will reduce its annual mortgage insurance premiums

Statement from NAHB Chairman Ed Brady on Legal Challenge to OSHA Rule

Ed Brady, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Bloomington, Ill., issued the following statement on the legal challenge filed yesterday by NAHB and several other industry groups against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Department of Labor, regarding OSHA’s final rule called “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses:”

New Home Sales Up 5.2 Percent in November

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 5.2 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Multifamily Weakness Pushes Overall Housing Starts Down 18.7 Percent in November

A sharp decline in multifamily starts pushed overall housing production down 18.7 percent in November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Overall permit issuance was also down 4.7 percent.

Builder Confidence Closes Year on a High Note

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped seven points to a level of 70 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This is the highest reading since July 2005

Statement from NAHB Chairman Ed Brady on Nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior...

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 on President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) as interior secretary

Statement from NAHB Chairman Ed Brady on Nomination of Former Governor Rick Perry as...

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 on President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of former Texas Governor Rick Perry as the nation’s next secretary of energy

Statement from NAHB Chairman Ed Brady on Nomination of Andrew Puzder as Labor Secretary

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 on President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of CKE Restaurants CEO Andrew Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor

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Deutsche Bank Agrees to Pay $7.2 Billion for Misleading Investors in...

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United States Reaches Settlement With Meadowvale Dairy of Rock Valley, Iowa,...

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