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State & National Updates
A Better Approach to Enhance Worker Safety

Builder testifies on ways to improve how OSHA operates.

 

Inside Washington

A Better Approach to Enhance Worker Safety

Builder testifies on ways to improve how OSHA operates.

NLRB Restores Obama-era Joint Employer Standard

Surprise move highlights need for a legislative solution.

New Tax Regulations Affect Transportation Subsidies

Few will be happy with these changes.

WOTUS Rule on Hold Until 2020

In the interim, NAHB will work with the administration to craft a new rule.

 

Economics

U.S. to Impose Stiff Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

Builders are already grappling with 20% tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber.

Starts and Sales Tell Two Tales

Meanwhile, the median size of new homes continues to decline.

Housing Slow Out of the Gate in 2018

Higher interest rates could be causing short-term market volatility.

Around the Nation

Alabama HBA's New Course Tackles Appraisal Issues

A win-win for appraisers and builders.

Inmates Get Second Chance to Re-enter the Workforce

HBA of Greater Kansas City in unique partnership to train workers.