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NAHB

Waters Bill a Step Forward to Ease Nation’s Housing Affordability Woes

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today commended House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters for proposing draft legislation to address the nation’s housing affordability crisis and called on the administration and Congress to make this issue a national policy priority
MBA

Commercial/Multifamily Originations Increase 12 Percent in the First Quarter

Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations rose 12 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations.
NAHB

Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain in May

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

INDIEDWELL TO FEATURE NEW HOUSING PROTOTYPE AT INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) today announced indieDwell, a home builder that offers healthy homes and affordable homes to underserved communities, will exhibit
MBA

Mortgage Credit Availability Increased in April

Mortgage credit availability increased in April according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
NAHB

Housing Affordability Holds Steady on a Year-Over-Year Basis

Lower home prices, declining mortgage rates and solid income gains contributed to a rise in housing affordability in the first quarter of 2019, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index
MBA

MISMO® Seeks Public Comment on New Logical Data Model

MISMO®, the mortgage industry's standards organization, announced the release of a new MISMO logical data model (LDM) for a 90-day public comment period. The comment period remains open from today until August 12.
MBA

Statement of Bob Broeksmit on New FHA Lender Certification Requirements

Robert Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, released the following statement regarding the newly proposed FHA
NAHB

Remodeling Labor Shortage Continues to Impact Industry

The labor shortage for the remodeling industry continues to impact the industry, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers. NAHB released the survey results, which highlights availability of labor and subcontractors, to kick off National Home Remodeling Month in May.

SMACNA Announces Internship Program in Partnership with the American Institute of Architecture Students

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) today announced the launch of its architectural internship program in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). The program pairs leading architectural sheet metal contractors with promising architecture students to give them
NAHB

55+ Housing Market Opens First Quarter with Record High

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to strengthen in the first quarter of 2019 with a reading of 72, up six points from the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today.

IREM Announces 2019 Industry Partners

Fifteen real estate management industry service providers have partnered with IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) to connect with more than 20,000 IREM members worldwide. Collectively, these real estate management professionals manage over 10 billion square feet of commercial real estate assets and more than 11.6 million residential units with a total value of over $1.9 trillion
BOMA

BOMA International Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has been recognized with the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to energy efficiency.
NAR

Second Century Ventures Announces 2019 Accelerator Class

Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®, announced its 2019 REACH® Class today. REACH® is a growth technology accelerator program helping launch companies into the real estate
ULI

Real Estate Industry Expecting to Moderate in the Coming Years, Says Latest Urban Land...

The outlook for the US economy, real estate capital markets and real estate fundamentals remains positive but is expected to moderate over the next three years, according to the latest forecast from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate.

Realcomm Announces Partnership with IREM to Present New Pre-Con Event, Property Manager Technology &...

Realcomm Conference Group is pleased to announce an industry partnership with IREM, the largest international community of commercial and residential real estate managers, to jointly produce a pre-conference education event as part of the Realcomm
BOMA

BOMA International Announces 2019 Class of Fellows

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is pleased to announce the 2019 class of BOMA Fellows. The individuals honored as BOMA Fellows have displayed exemplary and sustained contributions to the industry, their profession
NAR

Affordability in the Top 10 Most Popular Markets for Millennials, According to NAR

A wide range of factors contribute to why millennials decide to move to certain areas, remain for an extended period or choose to relocate shortly after their arrival. Job market and affordability in the given location are two of the main reasons that impact millennials the most
Public Justice Center

Workers sue one of the nation’s largest home remodeling companies for failure to pay...

Four former employees of Homefix filed a collective- and class-action lawsuit on Wednesday, April 24, against the home remodeling company, the 18th largest in the nation, for unpaid wages and racial discrimination. They allege that that Homefix did not pay them minimum or overtime wages and sometimes did not pay them at all. They also allege that the company segregated them by race in the neighborhoods where they were assigned to work
ABC National

U.S. Economic Growth Crosses 3% Threshold to Begin the Year, Says ABC

The U.S. economy expanded at an annualized 3.2% rate during the first quarter of 2019, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors assessment of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The pace of growth exceeded expectations, as many economists predicted growth would be closer to 2.5%.

Recent NAHB Press Releases

NAHB

Waters Bill a Step Forward to Ease Nation’s Housing Affordability Woes

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today commended House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters for proposing draft legislation to address the nation’s housing affordability crisis and called on the administration and Congress to make this issue a national policy priority

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Forbes

I Want A Better House

Before anyone was talking "green," our company, I Want a Better House, was delivering the capabilities to make beautiful buildings that were safe, healthy, energy efficient and