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  • NAHB Second Vice Chairman Chuck Fowke Inducted into Florida Housing Hall of Fame October 4, 2019
    John “Chuck” Fowke, second vice chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a Tampa, Fla.-based custom home builder, was inducted today into the Florida Housing Hall of Fame by the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA). Founder and President of John C. Fowke, Inc., Fowke has been active in all three levels of […]
  • New Home Sales Post Solid Gains in August September 25, 2019
    Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 7.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 713,000 units in August off a revised upward reading in July, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. On a year-to-date basis, new home sales for 2019 […]
  • Voluntary, Market-Driven Solutions Best Approach to Boost Energy Efficiency September 20, 2019
    The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress today that it wants to work as a partner with officials at all levels of government to encourage energy efficiency, but also stressed that it is urgent that housing affordability is not jeopardized in the process. Testifying on behalf of NAHB before the House Energy and […]
  • Housing Starts Post Healthy Gains in August September 18, 2019
    Led by a surge in multifamily production, total housing starts rose 12.3 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.36 million units from an upwardly revised reading in July, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. This is the highest level since May 2007. The […]
  • Builder Confidence Hits Yearly High in September September 17, 2019
    Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 68 in September from an upwardly revised August reading of 67, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Sentiment levels have held in the mid- to upper 60s since May and September’s reading […]