Brian Catalde

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NAHB Pledges Support for $700 Billion Federal Bailout

In an emergency meeting of the NAHB board of directors, members voted to actively support the $700 billion federal bailout. Read more

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Green Nation

When 800 registered voters were asked last fall about what would motivate them to either purchase a new green home or “green” their existing home, 64 percent said that reduced energy costs would be the biggest reason. With energy prices on the rise, now's the time to improve the energy efficiency of America's homes, and the NAHB is helping to lead the way. Read more

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Meeting our Challenges

Confronting one of the greatest challenges our industry has seen in decades, at its Fall Board Meeting in Seattle the NAHB directors resolved to pursue a prompt response on several fronts to limit the damage of the mortgage credit crunch and restore confidence in the housing market. Read more

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Everything You Need

The International Builders' Show (IBS) is the one place in the world a home builder would expect to find “Everything You Need Under One Roof,” and that's exactly how the February 2008 show in Orlando, Fla., is being billed. Read more

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Taking the Reigns

ORDINARILY, I AVOID TALKING ABOUT BREAKING news in my column because my message is prepared a few weeks before it is actually published, and a lot can change in that time. This month, however, I am making an exception because it is important for you to know the actions the NAHB has been taking to address the disruption of the nation's mortgage markets. Read more

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