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  • Darylene Dennon Named 2019 NAHB Professional Women in Building Council Chair March 19, 2019
    Darylene Dennon, chief executive officer and owner of Solid Energy Inc. in Woodinville, Wash., was recently sworn in as the 2019 chair of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council. As chair of the PWB Council, Dennon will manage the council's business and represent the interests of the council […]
  • Builder Confidence Holds Steady in March March 18, 2019
    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady at 62 in March, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. “Builders report the market is stabilizing following the slowdown at the end of 2018 and they anticipate a solid spring home buying season,” said […]
  • January New Home Sales Demonstrate Demand for Affordable Homes March 14, 2019
    The January new home sales report from the government indicates an increasing demand for homes sold in an affordable price range. In January 2019, 66 percent of new single-family home sales were priced between $200,000 and $400,000 vs. 22 percent of homes that were sold in the $400,000 to $750,000 range. This compares to 51 […]
  • LIXIL Americas, Makers of American Standard, Continue to Support Skilled Labor Fund March 8, 2019
    The National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), today welcomed a significant donation from plumbing fixture manufacturer LIXIL Americas for the Skilled Labor Fund, an industry-wide effort to provide scholarships and educational assistance designed to address the shortage of skilled labor entering the residential construction market. “A continued […]
  • Housing Starts Rebound in January March 8, 2019
    Total housing starts rose 18.6 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units from a downwardly revised reading in December, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department that was delayed due to the partial government shutdown. The January reading of 1.23 million is […]

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