The Latest News from HBA of Dayton

How to Help After the Recent Central U.S. Tornado Outbreak

December 20, 2021

NAHB Severe weather and tornadoes swept across the central United States Dec. 10-11, causing extreme damage to communities. The worst recorded tornado, known as the “Quad-State Tornado,” left a trail of destruction nearly 250 miles long across Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee and Kentucky. In response, NAHB is working closely with state and local home builders associations […]

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Mortgage Rates Increase Following Fed Policy Pivot

December 20, 2021

NAHB The Federal Reserve on Dec. 15 signaled that it will be shifting from an accommodative monetary policy stance that has supported the economic rebound from the 2020 recession toward a tighter policy as a direct result of ongoing, elevated inflation data. For the housing community, this policy pivot means that mortgage interest rates are likely […]

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Home Builder Sentiment Strong at Year’s End

December 15, 2021

NAHB Despite inflation concerns and ongoing production bottlenecks, home builder confidence edged higher for the fourth consecutive month on strong consumer demand and limited existing inventory. Builder sentiment in the market for newly-built single-family homes moved one point higher to 84 in December, according to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This […]

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Take Action Now to Fight the New Lumber Tariffs

December 6, 2021

NAHB The Commerce Department on Nov. 24 moved forward with its next administrative review to double the tariffs on Canadian lumber shipments into the U.S. from 9% to 18%. NAHB strongly opposed this move as it will only exacerbate market volatility, put upward pressure on lumber prices and make housing more expensive. We need your help to […]

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How To Help This Holiday Season

November 22, 2021

There are very many things to be thankful for this holiday season. However, sometimes we just need to spread a little holiday cheer. Looking for a way to help others? Here are some of the many ways you can help around the Dayton Area: God’s Grace Food Pantry According to the With God’s Grace Facebook […]

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NAHB Publishes Guidance for Members on OSHA Vaccination and Testing Rule

November 15, 2021

NAHB has published a toolkit for the residential construction industry to help covered companies comply with the requirements of a new emergency temporary standard (ETS) from OSHA that mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for workers or weekly testing. On Nov. 5, 2021, OSHA issued the COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in workplaces. […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE: JOB GROWTH, INFLATION RISKS, AND AFFORDABILITY CONCERNS

November 15, 2021

BUILDERONLINE While the potential influence of continued high inflation adds an element of caution to the current state of the economy, Zonda chief economist Ali Wolf said her take on the overall economy is more positive during the latest COVID-19 Update webinar. Wage Growth and Inflation Partially as a result of the labor crunch, employers […]

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2 Innovative Water Efficiency Strategies

November 8, 2021

NAHB As water costs continue to rise across the country and some areas face droughts, aridification, and water supply constraints, Property Owners – particularly owners of affordable housing – can benefit from these additional water efficiency strategies.  Of Course, new or replacement toilets, aerators, and showerheads are a great starting place for significant water savings; […]

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House Passes Infrastructure Bill

November 8, 2021

NAHB The House late last night passed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill approved by the Senate and President Biden will sign the measure into law shortly. NAHB supports the infrastructure bill, which will make much-needed improvements to the nation’s roads, bridges, broadband, and public transportation network. This bill, titled the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs […]

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In the Pavilion: Get Inspired to Show Your Home Some Love

October 10, 2021

As you explore the gorgeous homes at this year’s Homearama show, you might be inspired to make changes to your current home. At the Pavilion tent at the show, representatives from local home improvement contractors will be ready to assist you with any questions you may have about upgrading your house.  Planes Moving & Storage […]

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