National Association of Home Builders

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National Association of Home Builders

An organization for builders in the United States. It serves as a lobbying group for housing and other builders before the U.S. government and it conducts educational seminars for members. It was founded in 1942 and maintains its headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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Rehm was recognized for his "professionalism and charitable contributions that his clients, peers and local community know so well," said NAHB Remodelers' Chairman Robert Criner of Newport News, Va.
NAHB has long been an advocate of sustainable, high-performance building and remodeling, and Greenbuild is a perfect venue for us to continue educating the industry about the importance of building green, said NAHB Chairman Tom Woods, a home builder and developer from Blue Springs, Mo.
Rising home prices, historically low mortgage rates, and significant pent-up demand will drive a continuing, gradual recovery in the year ahead," said NAHB chief economist David Crowe.
He has written several training courses for NAHB along with his own seminars and is the co-author of the "Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Building and Remodeling.
Every region posted declines in builder confidence in November, said NAHB, as the Northeast, South and West each registered five-point declines to 11, 11 and 6, respectively, while the Midwest registered a six-point decline to 7.
There are more than one million units of affordable housing in this country that have been created through the LIHTC program," said Cara Wallo, chair of the HCCP Board of Governors, which oversees the program for NAHB.
Leveraging high member turnout--the 2004 IBS drew a record-setting 104,627 people--the NAHB University of Housing, which manages education programs on behalf of the 215,000-member federation, created a special show promotion called "Destination Designation.
Since seven out of 10 homes burn candles on a regular basis, according to a study done by Smith and Kline, this issue is extremely far-reaching and has the potential for affecting millions of homes," states an NAHB bulletin.
The move by RealSelect to work with NAHB, acquire NHSS and create HOMEBUILDER.
In this uncertain economic climate, I am confident that her background, experience and management skills will help keep our association on a sound financial footing and ensure that NAHB has the resources to meet the challenges facing our industry and deliver first-rate services to our members," he said.
Crowe, who has held several senior level positions in economics, housing policy and housing finance since he joined NAHB in 1989, holds a Ph.
The NAHB Research Center counted 61,000 green homes in the United States.