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, 22 Feb 2019 14:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 67839597 HUD to Radically Cut Advance Notice of Housing Inspections http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/5Tp6f1hrcwU/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/hud-to-radically-cut-advance-notice-of-housing-inspections/#respond Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14441 HUD has announced it is dramatically reducing the advance notice it provides to public housing authorities and private owners of HUD-subsidized apartment developments before inspections to 14 days.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/5Tp6f1hrcwU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/hud-to-radically-cut-advance-notice-of-housing-inspections/feed/ 0 14441 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/hud-to-radically-cut-advance-notice-of-housing-inspections/ 2019 Builders’ Show Draws Largest Crowd in 10 Years http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/FC78SSSXu1g/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/2019-builders-show-draws-largest-crowd-in-10-years/#respond Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14433 More than 67,000 home building professionals from around the world filled the exhibit halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center as NAHB hosted the 75th anniversary of the International Builders’ Show Feb. 19-21.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/FC78SSSXu1g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/2019-builders-show-draws-largest-crowd-in-10-years/feed/ 0 14433 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/2019-builders-show-draws-largest-crowd-in-10-years/ Problem Solvers Caucus Seeks Bipartisan Housing Solutions http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/wubGRbviS1c/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/problem-solvers-caucus-seeks-bipartisan-housing-solutions/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:45:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14434 In a roundtable discussion moderated by 2019 Chairman Greg Ugalde during the NAHB Board of Directors meeting in Las Vegas, Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) expressed support for working together on a bipartisan basis to advance housing issues.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/wubGRbviS1c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/problem-solvers-caucus-seeks-bipartisan-housing-solutions/feed/ 0 14434 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/problem-solvers-caucus-seeks-bipartisan-housing-solutions/ Nation’s Home Builders Elect Leadership for 2019 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/5ne243QhtbM/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/nations-home-builders-elect-leadership-for-2019/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14429 The NAHB Board of Directors elected four senior officers to top leadership positions within the Federation during the association’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/5ne243QhtbM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/nations-home-builders-elect-leadership-for-2019/feed/ 0 14429 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/nations-home-builders-elect-leadership-for-2019/ Watch HUD Sec. Ben Carson, Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs Address NAHB Board http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/cjmIQLBB-pk/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/watch-hud-sec-ben-carson-congressional-problem-solvers-caucus-co-chairs-address-nahb-board/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:30:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14450 U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson will speak to the NAHB Board of Directors at 9:00 a.m. PT today, during the NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas. Following his talk, Congressional Problem Solvers Caucus Chairs Co-chairs Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) will speak to the board. Their remarks will be broadcast live on the association’s website.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/cjmIQLBB-pk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/watch-hud-sec-ben-carson-congressional-problem-solvers-caucus-co-chairs-address-nahb-board/feed/ 0 14450 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/watch-hud-sec-ben-carson-congressional-problem-solvers-caucus-co-chairs-address-nahb-board/ HUD Secretary Pledges to Work with Builders to Tackle Housing Affordability Crisis http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/1S0VY3sviCk/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/hud-secretary-pledges-to-work-with-builders-to-tackle-housing-affordability-crisis/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:30:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14430 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Dr. Ben Carson today discussed how the government and home builders can work together to tackle the nation's affordability crisis in an address to the NAHB Board of Directors during its annual meeting in Las Vegas.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/1S0VY3sviCk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/hud-secretary-pledges-to-work-with-builders-to-tackle-housing-affordability-crisis/feed/ 0 14430 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/hud-secretary-pledges-to-work-with-builders-to-tackle-housing-affordability-crisis/ Multifamily Builder and Developer Confidence Weakens Slightly in Fourth Quarter http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/VSn0suGFXjM/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/multifamily-builder-and-developer-confidence-weakens-slightly-in-fourth-quarter/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14432 Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing weakened slightly in the fourth quarter, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey (MMS) released today by NAHB.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/VSn0suGFXjM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/multifamily-builder-and-developer-confidence-weakens-slightly-in-fourth-quarter/feed/ 0 14432 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/multifamily-builder-and-developer-confidence-weakens-slightly-in-fourth-quarter/ What Home Buyers Want in 2019 http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/lR_CuRNU03M/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/what-home-buyers-want-in-2019/#respond Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14336 Laundry rooms and energy-saving features such as Energy Star appliances, windows and whole house certification are among the most wanted home features, according to survey results from NAHB released today during a press conference at the International Builders' Show.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/lR_CuRNU03M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/what-home-buyers-want-in-2019/feed/ 0 14336 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/what-home-buyers-want-in-2019/ Multifamily Housing Production to Start Leveling Off http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/sUIvO8EKX24/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/multifamily-housing-production-to-start-leveling-off/#respond Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14352 While multifamily housing starts in 2018 came very close to the sector’s 2015 peak, production levels are expected to moderate somewhat in 2019 and will stabilize in a range that that is considered normal, according to NAHB analysis at a press conference today during the NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/sUIvO8EKX24" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/multifamily-housing-production-to-start-leveling-off/feed/ 0 14352 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/multifamily-housing-production-to-start-leveling-off/ Residential Remodeling Spending Continues to Gradually Grow http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NAHBNow/~3/K-xaQEpvA2Y/ http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/residential-remodeling-spending-continues-to-gradually-grow/#respond Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:00:00 +0000 http://nahbnow.com/?p=14439 Spending on residential improvements will continue to grow over the next two years at a gradual pace, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the NAHB Remodelers during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Professional remodelers from across the country agreed with the forecast, citing increased consumer confidence and demand.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/NAHBNow/~4/K-xaQEpvA2Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/residential-remodeling-spending-continues-to-gradually-grow/feed/ 0 14439 http://nahbnow.com/2019/02/residential-remodeling-spending-continues-to-gradually-grow/