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New Energy Codes Mandate a Blow to Housing Affordability

In a move that will curb new construction and harm housing affordability nationwide, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have issued a final determination that will require all HUD- and USDA- financed new single-family construction housing to be built to the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code […]

New Homes Month

Social media is where many people — including prospective home buyers and current home owners — are spending time these days. Communications channels such as Facebook, X (formally known as Twitter), YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and more provide a wide-reaching, cost-effective opportunity to promote special events such as New Homes Month and National Homeownership Month.

March is Ladder Safety Month

An annual public awareness campaign presented by the American Ladder Institute (ALI) and sponsored by NAHB. It’s the perfect time to review your safety policies and procedures for using one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment on a job site.

Career and Technical Education Month

Career and Technical Education Month® is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE. Career and Technical Education Month® The U.S. housing industry suffers from a chronic shortage of directly-employed labor and subcontractors. While the shortage varies somewhat by trade, by region, and from year to year, over […]

What is the “Missing Middle” of Housing?

Missing middle housing encompasses all the housing unit types that fall between detached single-family homes and large, apartment-style multifamily buildings. This includes duplexes, triplexes, four-plexes, courtyard and cottage court communities and townhouses. Missing middle housing can provide additional units in a manner that fits existing communities’ structure, known as “gentle density,” while assisting in providing […]

Careers in Construction Month

Careers in Construction Month is an annual month designated to help increase public awareness of the opportunities available in construction trades professions.

Associate Member Appreciation Month

HBRA Sept 2023 September is Associate Member Appreciation Month – an annual celebration of Associate members for their contributions to the NAHB Federation and the home building industry. Associates are our industry’s suppliers, service providers and product manufacturers – a vital component of home building and our association.

Purpose, Belonging, Compensation, Flexibility

these concepts aren’t abstract to the best, most committed and most loyal employees. Keeping employee engaged and, even more importantly, fostering a sense of commitment and loyalty to the organization have become critical to a company’s success… read more in the newsletter

Residential Construction Workers On Capital Hill

More than 700 builders, remodelers and associates engaged in all facets of residential construction marched on Capitol Hill today to call onCongress to take steps to ease the nation’s housing affordability crisis and make housing and homeownership a national priority.