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Contractor or Employee?

Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference. But it’s important to do so to comply with the law and avoid fines. Learn more >

National Electrical Code Action Kit

So what changed in 2014 National Electrical Code? Read More >

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...

What are Housing Starts?

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

2017 Release Dates for NAHB Quarterly Surveys

2017 release dates for NAHB's quarterly surveys: HOI, LMI, MMS, RMI, and 55+ HMI

Codes

While building codes protect public health and safety, government agencies often use them to back-door other policies.

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...

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

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Treasury Examines Burdensome Tax Regulations with Eye to Repeal

July 21, 2017

The Treasury Department has identified eight tax regulations issued since Jan. 1, 2016 that it intends to modify or fully repeal. Three of the eight need particular scrutiny, NAHB recommends.

Now Accepting Nominations for Designee and Educator of the Year

July 21, 2017

Nominate a superstar who has pursued a NAHB professional designation, participated in continuing education or excelled at teaching their peers.

NAHB Highlights How Homes are Changing Lives

July 21, 2017

The Drive Home campaign is connecting with families across the country who live in the homes built by NAHB members.