NAHB Now | The News Blog of the National Association of Home Builders http://nahbnow.com NAHB Now | The News Blog of the National Association of Home Builders Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 67839597 Don’t Miss Home Builders Institute’s Popular IBS Pre-Show Courses http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/suTqEqJrW4A/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/dont-miss-home-builders-institutes-popular-ibs-pre-show-courses/#respond Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13607 Get an early, educational start on your 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) experience with four popular, half-day courses from Home Builders Institute. These pre-show courses take place Feb. 16-18. You’ll also receive a free expo pass with registration.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/suTqEqJrW4A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/dont-miss-home-builders-institutes-popular-ibs-pre-show-courses/feed/ 0 13607 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/dont-miss-home-builders-institutes-popular-ibs-pre-show-courses/ Winter is Coming, Protect Yourself from the Cold on the Jobsite http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/6efUUMQf-C4/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/winter-is-coming-protect-yourself-from-the-cold-on-the-jobsite/#respond Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:30:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13652 With winter rapidly approaching, home builders need to be more conscious of working conditions in cold weather. Knowing the risk factors and using proper precautions will help ensure workers' health and safety.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/6efUUMQf-C4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/winter-is-coming-protect-yourself-from-the-cold-on-the-jobsite/feed/ 0 13652 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/winter-is-coming-protect-yourself-from-the-cold-on-the-jobsite/ Flood Insurance Program Extended Through Dec. 21 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/AlJ4G1-bJ8Y/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/flood-insurance-program-extended-through-dec-21/#respond Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:00:46 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13648 Congress has approved a short-term continuing resolution that will keep the National Flood Insurance Program running through Dec. 21.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/AlJ4G1-bJ8Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/flood-insurance-program-extended-through-dec-21/feed/ 0 13648 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/flood-insurance-program-extended-through-dec-21/ Top 10 Reasons to Attend IBS http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/Loa_gk25ZzE/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/top-10-reasons-to-attend-ibs/#respond Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13646 The 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® is the building industry’s biggest event — and we’ve got the top 10 reasons you should be in Las Vegas, Feb. 19-21.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/Loa_gk25ZzE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/top-10-reasons-to-attend-ibs/feed/ 0 13646 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/top-10-reasons-to-attend-ibs/ Connect to Global Home Building News and Trends with an Exclusive Member Benefit http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/GbgmCqhECc0/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/connect-to-global-home-building-news-and-trends-with-an-exclusive-member-benefit/#comments Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13639 Already doing business outside of the U.S. or interested in learning more about it for the future? All NAHB members (in the U.S. and around the world) are eligible to receive news about global industry trends directly to their inboxes through an exclusive member benefit.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/GbgmCqhECc0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/connect-to-global-home-building-news-and-trends-with-an-exclusive-member-benefit/feed/ 2 13639 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/connect-to-global-home-building-news-and-trends-with-an-exclusive-member-benefit/ Court Rules in Favor of OSHA’s Multi-Employer Citation Policy http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/ntWS4Tg0_QI/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/court-rules-in-favor-of-oshas-multi-employer-citation-policy/#respond Wed, 05 Dec 2018 20:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13636 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals last week ruled that the Department of Labor can cite general contractors for workplace safety violations that put subcontractors' workers in danger. The case explored the legality of OSHA’s multi-employer citation policy. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/ntWS4Tg0_QI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/court-rules-in-favor-of-oshas-multi-employer-citation-policy/feed/ 0 13636 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/court-rules-in-favor-of-oshas-multi-employer-citation-policy/ Don’t Forget to Complete the NAHB 2018 Member Census http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/Yrkzv4GkUHs/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/dont-forget-to-complete-nahb-member-census/#comments Wed, 05 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13633 This week NAHB's 2018 Builder Member Census was sent to eligible members to help us better understand the composition and characteristics of the members who belong to our Federation. We need your participation to help us provide better service for your membership dollars and a better business environment for the home building industry.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/Yrkzv4GkUHs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/dont-forget-to-complete-nahb-member-census/feed/ 1 13633 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/dont-forget-to-complete-nahb-member-census/ Home Builders Mourn the Passing of President Bush http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/nFWLnPXmkTM/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/home-builders-mourn-the-passing-of-president-bush/#respond Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13617 On this national day of mourning for President George H. W. Bush, the nation's home builders salute his legacy of a lifetime of service to America.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/nFWLnPXmkTM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/home-builders-mourn-the-passing-of-president-bush/feed/ 0 13617 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/home-builders-mourn-the-passing-of-president-bush/ Most Americans Cite a Housing Affordability Crisis Nationwide and Close to Home http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/rT9OYTfxSM0/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/most-americans-cite-a-housing-affordability-crisis-nationwide-and-close-to-home/#comments Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13629 Nearly three out of four American households believe that the nation is suffering a housing affordability crisis, and a majority of respondents reported this is a problem at their local and state level as well, according to a new nationwide survey conducted on behalf of NAHB.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/rT9OYTfxSM0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/most-americans-cite-a-housing-affordability-crisis-nationwide-and-close-to-home/feed/ 2 13629 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/most-americans-cite-a-housing-affordability-crisis-nationwide-and-close-to-home/ From NIMBY to YIMBY: Navigating Challenging Development Approvals http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/hTvtLWy7p7s/ http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/from-nimby-to-yimby-navigating-challenging-development-approvals/#respond Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=13623 Turning NIMBY (not in my backyard) to YIMBY (yes!) and winning development approvals requires significant preparation before the team ever puts pencil to paper.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/hTvtLWy7p7s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/from-nimby-to-yimby-navigating-challenging-development-approvals/feed/ 0 13623 http://nahbnow.com/2018/12/from-nimby-to-yimby-navigating-challenging-development-approvals/