Articles Tagged with ''National Association of Home Builders''

Trump makes health care more affordable for small businesses

Housing industry applauds new rule
Tuesday, the Department of Labor announced a new rule that experts in the housing industry say will make health care more affordable for small businesses. The department announced a new rule that will change the definition of employer to include working owners for Association Health Plans.
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How much are government regulations costing multifamily developers? Hint: A lot

New study shows the impact of regulations on the multifamily industry
Despite the Trump administration's ongoing regulatory rollback, government regulations still make up a healthy chunk of the cost of multifamily building, according to a newly released study from the National Association of Home Builders and the National Multifamily Housing Council. How much exactly? Well, you'll have to click to find out.
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Home builders: Baby Boomers are not buying homes

But expect to see gradual growth
Builder confidence in the single-family housing market for those over 55 years old dropped, but the housing sector reports strong demand, according to the latest Housing Market Index released by the National Association of Home Builders.
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Strong housing demand keeps builders optimistic in future

But confidence edges down slightly in April
Builder confidence edged down slightly in April as supply places a strain on builders, however confidence in the future remains on solid ground as homebuyer demand continues to surge. The National Association of Home Builders explained that as the spring home buying season begins, expect the market to continue to make gains at a gradual pace.
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Housing industry clashes over support of new spending bill

Funds government through September, but what does it do for housing?
Congress passed a $1.3 trillion budget Friday, avoiding what would have been a third government shutdown in 2018, but now, the housing industry disagrees over the contents of the bill. While home builders said the bill was not enough, Realtors were pushing Congress to move forward with its passage.
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Builder confidence slips for third consecutive month

But remains at strong level
Builder confidence dipped in March, falling for the third consecutive month, however it is still at a high level historically. The National Association of Home Builders cautioned builders are reporting challenges in finding buildable lots, which could limit their ability to meet demand.
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Builder confidence falls at start of new year

But remain confident tax reform will bring greater economic growth
Builder confidence declined slightly at the start of 2018, according to the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. However, NAHB explained that builders continue to remain confident that recently passed tax reform will promote economic growth.
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NAHB elects new leadership team for 2018

Four senior officers elected to leadership positions
The National Association of Home Builders announced it elected four senior officials to take over top leadership positions. The new leaders were announced Thursday at NAHB’s International Builders’ show in Orlando, Florida.
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Builders: New policies improving housing market conditions

Builder confidence ends 2017 with 18-year high
Builder confidence improved in December to its highest reading in 18 years as builders say housing market conditions are improving due to new policies. NAHB’s chief economist explains why the market can expect continued upward movement of the single-family construction sector next year.
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