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The Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders strives to protect the American Dream in Central Alabama for housing opportunities for all, while working to promote professional success for its members who build, remodel, and maintain communities, create jobs and improve our local economy.

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Talk of Alabama | Greater Bham Assoc. of Homebuilders 2023

by Crystal Gray | ABC33/40 | February 23rd 2023

Builders, at times, get painted in a bad light, but we are good guys. The Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilder's helps fight for the American Dream and make sure you have a choice in building your dream home.

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Alabama Builder Elected Chairman of NAHB

By Elizabeth Thompson, National Association of Home Builders Feb 2, 2024

The Home Builders Association of Alabama is proud to announce the installation of Alicia Huey of Birmingham as the 2023 Chairman for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)!

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Huey named chairman of the National Association of Home Builders - Birmingham Business Journal

Eye On Housing

Revolving Consumer Credit Growth Remains Near 25-Year High

Jun 09th 2023 : Consumer credit outstanding grew at a seasonal adjusted annual rate of in April per the Federal Reserve s latest G Consumer Credit report as revolving and nonrevolving debt grew at and respectively SAAR Total consumer credit outstanding stands at trillion not seasonally adjusted with trillion in revolving debt and trillion in non-revolving debt NSA The ...
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For Builders, Lot Shortage Eases But is Still a Problem

Jun 09th 2023 : Obtaining lots to build on remains a challenge for many of NAHB s builders although the shortages are not quite as widespread as they were in Responding to special questions on the May survey for the NAHB Wells Fargo Housing Market Index HMI percent of single-family builders characterized the supply of lots simply as low and another percent said ...
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Housing Affordability Posts Solid Gain but Still Much Lower from a Year Ago

Jun 08th 2023 : Solid nominal wage gains unadjusted for inflation combined with lower mortgage rates and home prices helped to boost housing affordability in the first quarter of but ongoing building material supply chain issues and expected cooling of wage growth signal ongoing concerns for affordability conditions in the year ahead According to the NAHB Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index HOI of ...
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Age Distribution of the Construction Labor Force

Jun 07th 2023 : The latest labor force statistics from the American Community Survey show that the construction industry continues to struggle to attract younger workers While workers under the age of comprised of the US labor force their share in the construction industry reached only in Meanwhile the share of older construction workers ages increased from less ...
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Single-Family Construction Slowdown Less Pronounced in Lower Density Markets

Jun 06th 2023 : While single-family home building has slowed significantly from pandemic-fueled highs because of higher interest rates and construction costs the slowdown is less pronounced in lower density markets On the other hand multifamily market growth remained strong throughout much of the nation according to the latest findings from the National Association of Home Builders NAHB Home Building Geography Index HBGI for ...
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The Median Age of the Construction Workforce

Jun 05th 2023 : NAHB analysis of the most recent American Community Survey ACS data reveals that the median age of construction workers is one year older than a typical worker in the national labor force Attracting skilled labor is still the primary long-term goal for construction even though a slowing housing market has eased some pressure on current tight labor market ...
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