Industry Articles

Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction Begins Today

Today marks the beginning of the annual National Safety Stand-Down for fall prevention in construction. NAHB is once again partnering with OSHA to encourage home builders to participate in the week of fall safety awareness. The safety stand-down is designed to raise awareness about the hazards of falls, which are responsible for the highest number of deaths…

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2019 North Metro Tour of Homes Starts Today

ABOUT THE 2019 NORTH METRO TOUR OF HOMES The ever-popular North Metro Denver Tour of Homes, brought to you by the North Metro Building Council of the Homebuilders Association of Metro Denver, will feature new and remodeled homes from the finest builders across the North Metro Denver area. You’ll find outstanding ideas for your current…

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Getting to the Bottom Line: How Much Do Remodelers Make?

Getting to the Bottom Line: How Much Do Remodelers Make? Would you like to know the average net profit for residential remodelers in 2018? NAHB is currently surveying all of its remodeler members to provide reliable benchmarks on the profitability of the remodeling business. Remodelers can use this data to compare their business to others,…

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Capitol Close-Up April 23, 2019

Affordable Housing Bills introduced in Legislature The Colorado Association of Home Builders participated in a stakeholder process during three meetings this past fall that sought to address affordable housing. That process has led to the following bills being introduced in the House, HB1228, which expands the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC). These bills have the…

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CAHB Capitol Close Up 03.26.19

Getting to the Bottom Line: How Much Do Remodelers Make? CAHB Testifies on Oil and Gas Legislation As part of the Colorado Association Home Builders’ opposition to Senate Bill 181, the oil and gas legislation moving quickly through the General Assembly, CAHB CEO Ted Leighty testified in both the Senate Finance and House Energy and…

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Westminster staff recommends early end to development moratorium

During the Westminster City Council Study Session on Monday, March 4, staff recommended an end to a 12-month moratorium on the acceptance of new development applications for projects proposed for the area generally north of 92nd Avenue in Westminster. The moratorium on new development applications included the area served by the Big Dry Creek Sewer…

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Households Priced-Out by Higher House Prices and Interest Rates

Increases in house prices and interest rates clearly have an impact on housing affordability. Often, stakeholders are interested in increases due to changes in government regulation. NAHB’s “priced-out” estimates provides a convenient way of putting these changes in context. The following overview summarizes the full article on HousingEconomics.com. Price Increases NAHB’s latest estimates show that nationally, a $1,000 increase…

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DU NAHB team wins 3rd place at the IBS

A recent note from Assistant Professor at Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management, Eric A. Holt, Ph.D.: DU NAHB team wins 3rd place (out of 37 national teams) at the International Builders Show! Thank you to our sponsors that made the trip happen: National Housing Endowment Travel Grant, Toll Brothers, Shea…

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