Industry News

August 2015

Freddie Mac Unveils New Multifamily Mortgage-Backed Security (August 3, 2015)

July 2015

Senate Panel Advances Energy Bill; NAHB to Seek Improvements on Senate Floor (July 31, 2015)
OSHA Helps Builders Beat the Heat (July 22, 2015)
Builder Sentiment Reaches New High
(July 16, 2015)
Property Tax Collections Total $500 Billion Over Last Four Quarters (July 6, 2015)
The True Weight of Building Codes (July 3, 2015)
NAHB Challenges OSHA Confined Spaces in Construction Standard
(July 1, 2015)

June 2015

Supreme Court Tells EPA to Consider Costs of Clean Air Act Regulation (June 30, 2015)
Pending Sales Continue Momentum (June 29, 2015)
A Cross-Country Comparison of Homeownership Rates (June 19, 2015)
Eye on the Economy: Starts Fall but Builder Confidence and Permits on the Rise (June 17, 2015)
Producer Prices in May – Gas Prices Up, Building Materials Prices Down (June 12, 2015)
Property Valuation Protests Accepted until June 30 (June 10, 2015)
Confined Spaces Rule Unwieldy and Confusing, Builders Say
(June 6, 2015)

May 2015

New Requirements Announced for Federally Insured Construction (May 28, 2015)
Housing Affordability Posts Solid Gain in First Quarter (May 14, 2015)
Preparing for Severe Summer Weather (May 7, 2015)
Consumer Confidence and Economic Cycles (May 1, 2015)
Declines for Residential Construction Spending in March (May 1, 2015)

April 2015

House Price Appreciation Moderates (April 30, 2015)
Homeownership Rate Falls Below 64% (April 28, 2015)

March 2015

Find New AD&C Financing Sources through NAHB (March 4, 2015)

February 2015

Local Economic and Housing Stats at Your Fingertips (February 28, 2015)
What’s ‘Appening: Tech Tips and Tricks for Building Professionals On the Go (February 27, 2015)
Going Spaces: Newest Trends in Residential Construction (February 24, 2015)
New Standard to Affect More Water Heaters (February 21, 2015)
Significant Changes to the 2015 International Codes (February 20, 2015)
More Stringent Wood Heater Requirements on the Way (February 12, 2015)
House Approves Regulatory Relief Bill (February 6, 2015)

January 2015

Nation’s Home Builders Elect Leadership for 2015 (January 22, 2015)
Lead Paint Rule Recertification Proposal Huge for Remodelers
(January 15, 2015)
Rural Housing Program Changes Effective on Feb. 2
(January 12, 2015)
Congress Passes Terrorism Risk Insurance Bill
(January 8, 2015)
Obama Announces Cuts in FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums (January 8, 2015)

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