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Housing Affordability Hits 18-Month Low on Lack of Supply, Higher Prices

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Despite low interest rates, a supply shortage coupled with rising home prices contributed to a decline in housing affordability in the second quarter of 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on NewDEAL Forum Housing Strategy

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement after the NewDEAL Forum released its housing crisis strategy
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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Bounces Back in Second Quarter

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Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market bounced back in the second quarter, jumping 27 points to 65, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on HUD Decision to Terminate Affirmatively Furthering Fair...

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Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., issued the following statement over the Department of Housing
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Single-Family Starts and Permits Post Double-Digit Gains in June

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 Led by solid single-family production, total housing starts increased 17.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing
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NAHB, NAR Partner to Educate Consumers, Members on Home Performance, Sustainability

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Association of Realtors® on Tuesday launched a new joint initiative, Home Performance Counts, designed to help consumers better understand the rapidly growing
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Tampa Builder Named New Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders

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John “Chuck” Fowke, a Tampa, Fla.-based custom home builder with 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was named chairman of the National Association Home Builders (NAHB) during the association’s Spring Leadership Meeting
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New Home Sales Jump in May as Housing Rebound Continues

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In a further sign that the housing market is rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 16.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000 units in May from a downwardly revised reading in April
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New Housing Numbers Flash Signs of Continued Growth

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he housing market continues to show forward momentum, single-family permits posted an 11.9 percent gain in May, while total housing starts increased 4.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 974,000 units
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NAHB Safety Handbook Primes Builders on Newly-Released OSHA Regulations

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In the residential construction industry, a safe work environment and well-written, up-to-date program isn’t optional, it’s legally essential. Not only does it keep employees healthy and safe
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In a Positive Sign New Home Sales Hold Steady in April

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n a sign that the housing market is stabilizing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 0.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 623,000 units in April
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COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Cause Weakening in Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence in First Quarter

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Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing weakened significantly in the first quarter of 2020, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Dean Mon on Bill to Provide More Access to SBA...

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Dean Mon, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Shrewsbury, N.J., today issued the following statement on House legislation that would expand access to the Paycheck Protection Program
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Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain Following Last Month’s Historic Drop

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In a signal that the housing market is showing signs of stabilizing and gradually moving forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased seven points to 37 in May
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Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Drops Significantly in First Quarter on Coronavirus...

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Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market dropped 30 points to 38 in the first quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing
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NAHB Calls for a Pause on Construction Sites to Educate Workers on Coronavirus Safety

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The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is urging members, and all residential construction companies, to halt work for at least 10 minutes on Thursday, April 16, to educate workers on what they should do to keep themselves safe from coronavirus
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What Building 1,000 Homes Means to the U.S. Economy

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A new study from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows that housing stands poised to lead the economic rebound once social distancing and other virus mitigation efforts show success in containing the coronavirus pandemic
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Statement from NAHB Chairman Dean Mon on Senate Passage of Stimulus Package

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 Dean Mon, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Shrewsbury, N.J., issued the following statement regarding the Senate passage of the nearly $2 trillion
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New Home Sales Data Shows Housing on Strong Footing Prior to Virus Concerns

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Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 4.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 765,000 units in February, coming off a sharp upward revision in January
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Single-Family Housing Starts Up in February, but Challenges Lie Ahead Due to Coronavirus

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Total housing starts decreased 1.5 percent in February from an upwardly revised January reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.60 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing

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Housing Affordability Hits 18-Month Low on Lack of Supply, Higher Prices

Despite low interest rates, a supply shortage coupled with rising home prices contributed to a decline in housing affordability in the second quarter of 2020, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index

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Fears of housing downturn may have been overblown

But the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said Wednesday that builder confidence spiked last month thanks to a drop in interest rates.
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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.