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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

Custom Home Building Slowdown

May 20th 2024 : NAHB s analysis of Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicates a slowing market for custom home building after a recent gain in market share The subsector s greater reliance on cash buyers has not shielded it from recent market softening which in turn is putting downward pressure on home builder sentiment ...
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Construction Self-Employment at 23%

May 20th 2024 : Close to or over million of workers employed in construction are self-employed according to the American Community Survey ACS As industry payrolls expanded in the share of self-employed inched down However the share remained higher than it was in before the pandemic rattled the labor market Even though the COVID- ...
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State Level Employment Situation: April 2024

May 17th 2024 : Nonfarm payroll employment increased in states and the District of Columbia in April compared to the previous month while states saw a decrease Alaska reported no change during this time According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics nationwide total nonfarm payroll employment increased by in April following a gain of jobs ...
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Slowing Multifamily Building Market Holds Elevated Built-for-Rent Share

May 17th 2024 : According to NAHB analysis of quarterly Census data the count of multifamily for-rent housing starts declined significantly during the first quarter of For the quarter multifamily residences started construction Of this total were built-for-rent This marks a notable decline from the first quarter of for the multifamily built-for-rent category The ...
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Year-over-Year Gains for Single-Family Built-for-Rent Starts

May 17th 2024 : Single-family built-for-rent construction posted year-over-year gains as of the first quarter of as builders sought to add additional rental housing in a market facing ongoing elevated mortgage interest rates According to NAHB s analysis of data from the Census Bureau s Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design there were approximately single-family built-for-rent SFBFR starts ...
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A Strong Quarter for Townhouse Construction

May 16th 2024 : Year-over-year gains for townhouse construction continued at the start of as demand for medium-density housing continues to be strong According to NAHB analysis of the most recent Census data of Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design during the first quarter of single-family attached starts totaled which is higher than the first quarter ...
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