Jerry Howard

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Land and Money: Finance Options Open Up Land and Money: Finance Options Open Up

The awaited credit spigot has begun to flow. At least in select markets, lenders and investors now compete with one another to finance acquisition, development, and construction capital for home builders to buy lots, develop them, operate, and go vertical. Here's the lowdown on a new program from North Star, which promises particular benefits to smaller, National Association of Home Builders members, and some context around this always-fraught issue of AD&C finance. More

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NAHB Hopeful on Fiscal Cliff While Other Challenges Loom

NAHB expects the crisis to be averted, but has concerns about other issues it says could act as roadblocks to recovery. More

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Presidential Candidates Mostly Mum on How They'd Fix Housing Presidential Candidates Mostly Mum on How They'd Fix Housing

Industry officials are perplexed at Obama's and Romney's unwillingness to assume leadership positions on this sector's problems. More

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NAHB Pushes Housing's Critical Issues for the Election Year NAHB Pushes Housing's Critical Issues for the Election Year

The association's call to action comes amid growing signs that the industry is recovering. More

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NAHB to Apply Full-Court Press on Presidential Candidates

Between now and Election Day, the association has “Rallies for Homeownership” scheduled in seven swing states. More

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NAHB Calls Again for Restoring Higher Conforming Loan Limits

The trade group and its allies face battle with forces opposed to expanding government support for the housing or mortgage sectors. More

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NAHB CEO Says Housing Finance Reform Unlikely Until After 2012 Elections

What builders are demanding, says Jerry Howard, is the government’s “recommitment” to supporting homeownership. More

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NAHB’s Howard Looks for Affirmation of Government’s Role in Financing Homeownership

Treasury Department's Conference on the Future of Housing Finance seems headed toward a showdown on the fate of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. More

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Debate Over Sprinklers in New Homes Becomes a Hot Issue Across The Nation

Georgia lawmakers this week rejected a residential sprinkler mandate. More

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Big Builders Form New Group

Leading Builders of America will focus on housing’s recovery, energy efficiency legislation, and other issues. More

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