Housing Developments is a podcast hosted by NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and NAHB Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin. The two discuss the latest developments in housing and inside NAHB. Topics include housing affordability, housing economics, workforce development issues, the state of the residential construction industry and much more.
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Lowe’s Pro Offers Insight to the State of the Construction Pro (Part 2)
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Episode 74, part 2|18:55|May 18, 2022
Lowe’s Pro Offers Insight to the State of the Construction Pro (Part 1)
Episode 74, part 1|16:52|May 13, 2022
Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin welcome Brent Ridley of the Tools Pro podcast, sponsored by Lowe’s, to the show. Hear Brett discuss what home owners are looking for in tools, and what the new generation of home owner is looking for from their builders.
NAHB Legal Team Weighs in on SCOTUS Leak’s Potential Impact on Midterms
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Episode 73|27:59|May 04, 2022
Co-hosts Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin welcome NAHB Chief Legal Officer, Jim Rizzo, to the show to discuss the potential political impacts of the recent Supreme Court document leak.
Buyers and Sellers Share Perspectives on the Housing Market
Episode 72|37:25|April 22, 2022
Housing Developments hosts Jerry Howard and Jim Tobin sit down with two guests to discuss both sides of the housing market, buyers and sellers, to gain a broader perspective on the issues facing housing.
Building a Culture of Membership
Episode 71|21:10|March 25, 2022
Jerry and Jim Tobin are joined by NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter to discuss the importance of building and promoting a culture of membership.
Trucking Association CEO Discusses Roadblocks to Supply Chain Crisis
Episode 70|38:19|March 14, 2022
Chris Spear, CEO of the American Trucking Association, joins Jerry and Jim to discuss the group’s advocacy challenges. Listen to how the ATA is tackling supply chain disruptions, infrastructure policy changes, skilled labor shortages, overregulation, and more.
The Potential Economic Impact of War in Ukraine on Housing
Epsisode 69|20:46|March 01, 2022
Jerry and Jim welcome NAHB Chief Economist, Dr. Rob Dietz, to discuss current and potential economic impacts on housing brought on by war in Ukraine and associated international sanctions.
The Importance of Digital Storytelling in Home Building
Epsisode 68|26:05|February 25, 2022
A timely conversation on the importance of integrating customer-centric digital design into builder businesses to prepare for the future, and briefly touch on the impact of the war in Ukraine on the U.S. housing industry.
Forest Alliance CEO Discusses Lumber, Jobs, Climate and More
Episode 67|23:24|February 18, 2022
Retired Admiral Fights New Enemy, the Opioid Crisis
Episode 66|20:08|February 17, 2022
Retired Navy Admiral and Founder of the SAFE Project, Admiral Sandy Winnefeld, joins Housing Developments to talk about his passion to educate the residential construction industry about the dangers of opioids. Use free resources from NAHB if you think you or anyone on your jobsite might have a problem.
Is Lumber the Best Building Product for the Environment?
Episode 64|23:48|January 28, 2022
Special guest Jackson Morill of the American Wood Council discusses how building material choices can impact the environment and specifically how wood might have an answer to climate change concerns.
Local HBA Leader Espouses Value of Membership
Episode 63|16:56|January 21, 2022
Gretchen Gutierrez, Executive Officer of the Desert Valley Builders’ Association in Palm Desert, Calif., joins Jerry and Jim to discuss the value of being an affiliated local within the NAHB Federation.
Award-Winning Home Builder Previews Her IBS Presentations
Episode 62|21:32|January 14, 2022
Alaina Money-Garman, founder and CEO of Garman Homes in Raleigh, N.C., discusses how founding her business in 2008 helped her prepare for the challenges brought on by COVID-19 and her philosophy for building an award-winning business. Money-Garman is a featured speaker at the 2022 International Builders’ Show.
2022 Economic Outlook with NAHB Chief Economist
Episode 61|20:21|January 06, 2022
On the first Housing Developments episode of 2022, NAHB Chief Economist Rob Dietz provides his anticipated economic outlook for the year ahead.