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National Electrical Code Action Kit

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Spotting Workers Comp Fraud

Workers’ compensation insurance fraud can be committed by employees, employers, insurers, agents, doctors, lawyers or anyone else involved in the workers’ compensation process. But workers’ comp fraud primarily penalizes employers and their employees. Read More in NAHB Now >

Land Use 101

The goal of Land Use 101 is to assemble the best available resources from NAHB that are most relevant to the issues curr...

Green Homes Show Growth in a Recovering Market According to New Report from McGraw Hill Construction

Residential construction is a key engine behind economic growth in the United States. According to McGraw Hill Construct...

What are Housing Starts?

A start is defined as excavation (ground breaking) for the footings or foundation of a residential structure. For a mult...

2015 Release Dates for NAHB Quarterly Surveys

2015 release dates for NAHB's quarterly surveys: HOI, LMI, MMS, RMI, and 55+ HMI

How Government Regulation Affects the Price of a New Home

This article introduces new NAHB estimates of the impact that such regulations have on the price of a home. The estimate...

Construction, Codes and Standards

Virtually all residential construction must adhere to comprehensive building codes and standards governed by local and s...

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency in homes is generally achieved through the use of building materials, construction techniques, designs...

Local Benefits of Home Building: Updated Estimates

In-Depth Analysis, November 10, 2005 by Paul Emrath Ph.D. The NAHB Model New residential construction often faces oppos...

The Road Less Traveled, the Results Most Desired

For the second consecutive year, building-systems manufacturers and suppliers hit the road, this time to visit modular, ...

NAHB Apartment Rent Estimator

Through a link on this page, viewers can access a model NAHB has developed to estimate the average gross rent for an apa...

Available by subscription, provides the latest housing forecasts, market trends, in-depth economic analysis, and archival data relating to the housing industry.


The New American Home Readies for IBS 2016

November 27, 2015

Josh Anderson and his team at Element Design Build are busy putting the finishing touches on the 2016 New American Home®. The home is sure to impress the thousands of housing industry professionals who tour the home during the International Builders’ Show in January.

Exciting Opportunities at IBS 2016 for Young Professionals

November 27, 2015

As the number of young professionals attending the Builders’ Show continues to grow, so does the education and events specially tailored to give up-and-coming industry professionals the tools they need to refine their skills, make new connections and have some fun. Here’s a preview.

Explore Buyer Preferences and Sales Success at IBS

November 26, 2015

In the last five years there has been a dramatic shift in what customers expect from their home shopping experience. That is why it is so important that your online and onsite sales programs work hand-in-hand. If you're interested in learning more about how to do this, the 2016 International Builders' Show is your one-stop-shop for all things sales and marketing.