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State & National Updates
Monday Morning Briefing

Rules & Regulations


Businesses Get Ready: Overtime Rule Kicks in Dec. 1

In 10 days, the overtime salary threshold will double from $23,660 to $47,476.


NAHB's Legal Victory Blocks 'Persuader' Rule

Measure would discourage employers from seeking legal advice on union concerns.


Inside Washington


No Quick Fix for Builders as Trump Administration Takes Shape

NAHB hard at work to ensure its members' concerns are met in the post-Obama era.


NAHB Chair to Congress: Appraisal System Needs Fixing

Ed Brady outlines solutions to reform appraisal practices and oversight.


BUILD-PAC Runs a Winning Campaign

On election day, 95% of PAC-supported candidates won their races.


FHA Fund Rises Again

However, HUD officials signal no sign of a premium cut.


Business Matters


Which Green Infrastructure Techniques Do You Use?

Take this quick poll for a chance to win a $100 prize. 


Housing Starts Jump 25.5% in October

Single- and multifamily production post strong gains.


Apartment, Condominium Market Sees 3rd Quarter Gains

Overall, multifamily developers remain positive about the market.


Building Codes Voting Extended Through Nov. 27

One more week to "phone a friend" for a more cost-effective IRC, energy code.