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NAHB

Double-Digit Gains for Single-Family and Multifamily Production in November

National
Single-family and multifamily housing production accelerated in November, due to strong demand for new construction. Overall housing starts increased 11.8% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.68 million units, according to a report
Capital Impact Partners

Capital Impact Partners Teams Up with Amazon to Support Developers of Color and Advance...

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Capital Impact Partners today announced a grant of more than $5 million from Amazon to launch an initiative focused on accelerating new opportunities for emerging real estate developers of color while also increasing affordable and workforce
GSA

GSA Administrator Carnahan, Secretary Granholm, Elected Officials Highlight Climate and Job Investments in Build...

National
GSA Administrator Robin Carnahan, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Mayor Phelecia Nembhard, and County Executive Angela Alsobrooks held a press
EPA

Manufacturers Cut 17 Million Metric Tons of Greenhouse Emissions with Help from EPA’s ENERGY...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrates the 580 manufacturing plants that achieved the energy savings goals set out by EPA 10 years ago to drive energy efficiency
NAHB

Builder Sentiment Strong at Year’s End

National
Despite inflation concerns and ongoing production bottlenecks, builder confidence edged higher for the fourth consecutive month on strong consumer demand and limited existing inventory. Builder sentiment in the market for newly built single-family homes moved one point higher to 84 in December
AGC

WIDESPREAD STEEP INCREASES IN MATERIALS COSTS IN NOVEMBER OUTRUN PRICES FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS, ADDING...

National
Construction Officials Say Efforts to Address Supply Chain Challenges Have been Insufficient, Urge Public Officials to Do More to Alleviate Shipping Backups, Lower Tariffs and Address

Freddie Mac Confirms Immediate Mortgage Relief Options for Homeowners Affected by the Tornado Outbreaks

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Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today reminded homeowners and mortgage servicers of its immediate disaster relief options for those affected by the outbreak of tornadoes in Kentucky and the surrounding areas.

Ghana’s President Addresses National Black Caucus of State Legislators Receives Prestigious International Nation Builder...

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Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, addressed over 400 legislators attending the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) 45th Annual Legislative Conference last week in Atlanta on "Building Bridges to Engage in International Relations".

Toronto Homes For Sale-An Overview

National
Since the last ten years, the housing market in Toronto has appreciated considerably and will probably continue to do so. In light of this fact, the query plaguing everyone's mind is whether the prices of homes in Toronto will increase further in the future and if the city is in a housing bubble

EFC Announces More Than $19 Million in Cost Savings for Local Ratepayers for Water...

National
President & CEO Maureen A. Coleman announced today, December 9, 2021, that the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) successfully closed its State Revolving Funds Revenue Bonds, Series 2021 B (2010 Master Financing Program) (Green Bonds) bond transaction that will help ratepayers in 54 communities save $19 million over the next 20 years.
RESO BoD 2022

RESO Announces 2022 Board of Directors Election Winners

National
The Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) is honored to present the results of its 2022 Board of Directors election for nine open seats and other board appointments, as well as the industry professionals who will sit on its Executive Committee for the year

Statewide housing needs assessment tour continues

National
A yearlong comprehensive statewide housing needs assessment—the first of its kind undertaken in 27 years—is nearing completion, and Kansans are invited to learn about preliminary findings in a series of regional community meetings. The study identifies current housing needs and growth opportunities, including goals to guide the state’s future housing development efforts.
Contractor License Bond Guide 2022

Contractor License Bond Guide 2022

National
A contractor license bond is an aspect of ones work that is very essential. But, what does that mean? What can be confusing to many people can be explained in a very simple way. This is why this article will guide you through it all.
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America and Wells Fargo Are Keeping People Housed

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NeighborWorks America announced that it has launched the Keeping People Housed initiative to address housing stability in America as millions of renters and homeowners seek help to avoid
VA

VA accesses resources to increase housing assistance for vulnerable Veterans

National
The Department of Veterans Affairs updated regulations Nov. 10 governing the Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant program to provide a more effective subsidy to Veterans in high-cost rental markets and to increase the cap in general housing
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke on Sen. Capito’s Clean Water Act Legislation

National
Chuck Fowke, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from Tampa, Fla., today issued the following statement on Sen. Shelley Moore Capito’s (R-W.Va.) legislation to codify the 2020 Clean Water Act

Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation Triumphant in Stand Against Eviction

National
Rainbow Housing Assistance Corporation (Rainbow), a national nonprofit organization providing award-winning services for low-income housing tenants, will continue “Lifting Lives”. This announcement comes shortly after successfully securing $503,683.66, to provide aid to those in danger of eviction and homelessness.
AGC

TWO-THIRDS OF METRO AREAS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS FROM OCTOBER 2020 TO OCTOBER 2021, BUT...

National
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Worcester, Mass. Post Largest Year-over-Year Increases; Nassau County-Suffolk County, N.Y. and Evansville, Ind.-Ky. Experience the Worst

Checklist for Those Looking to Sell Their Homes Next Spring

National
If you are serious about selling your home next spring, you should begin preparing it right now. You have to make some significant decisions so your home looks as good as possible without spending too much money. One of the most important things you can do is make a checklist of the things you need to get done and a timeline for doing them. That checklist should include the following things

State to release results of first housing study in nearly three decades

National
A year-long comprehensive statewide housing needs assessment—the first of its kind undertaken in 27 years—is nearing completion, and Kansans are invited to learn about preliminary findings in a series of regional community meetings. The study identifies current housing needs and growth opportunities, including goals to guide the state’s future housing development efforts.

Recent NAHB Press Releases

NAHB

NAHB Announces Finalists for Best of IBS™ Awards

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for its ninth annual Best of IBS™ Awards for the 2022 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Orlando.

Random NAHB in News

CNNBusiness

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.
Forbes

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