Work at What You Love
Home builders who are truly passionate about providing safe, quality, comfortable homes in their community will power through these challenging times and find satisfaction in both the effort and the results
The Wrongs of Make It Right in New Orleans' Affordable Housing
The legacy of the Make It Right Foundation's failed efforts to restore and revive underserved neighborhoods in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward goes well beyond leaky roofs and toxic mold
Jobsite Safety ... Last?
Jobsite safety should be job one, but its status as a top priority seems to be slipping in deference to labor shortages and production demands, putting workers (and home builders) at increased risk
NAHB Chairman’s Message: Biden Housing Plan Falls Short
While the Biden administration’s Housing Supply Action Plan pushes housing affordability to the top of the nation’s economic agenda, it lacks adequate supply chain solutions and fails to resolve other underlying challenges constraining housing production
Housing's New Now
There is no "new normal," only now. Use this time after the height of the pandemic and its upheaval to set the stage for sustainable success for your business
Labor + Trade Relations
A Career in Construction? The Future of Traditional Skilled Labor
Refilling the skilled construction labor pool requires a rethink about how we treat workers
Builders Should Use Their Influence to Get More Construction Workers Vaccinated
Because builders play a role as influencers in the construction industry, they should be promoting the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine to their employees and subcontractor network
What Happened to These Home Features?
Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com says today’s builders and architects are forgetting a handful of home features that can greatly improve life for…
Could Declaring a Right to Housing be the Way to Solve Homelessness?
In the city of Los Angeles, the housing gap is illustrated by multi-million-dollar homes steps away from homeless encampments—but the Los…
How the Pandemic Will Shape the Future of Off-Site Residential Construction
Productivity in home construction lags behind almost every other industry, while inefficiencies and waste hurt profits and growth. Is off-site construction the answer to building homes faster and more affordably and easing current supply and labor issues?
Hedging Your Bets Against a Downturn … Now?
Why home builders shouldn't wait to seek out and establish new revenue sources and profit centers
A Look at Lumber Prices From the Supply Side
An LBM insider tells the story of what factors led to record-breaking lumber prices during a global pandemic
Tech and Home Building: Garbage in, Garbage Out
Why do we see home builders making the same mistakes with technology time and again?