SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Davis Joseph David

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
New Home Co Inc. [ NWHM ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
See "Remarks" below.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 10/31/2017 S(1) 1,496 D $11.55 578,834 I By Trust
Common Stock 35,126 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. The sales reported on these lines were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 plan adopted by a family trust of which the reporting person is a trustee on March 13, 2017.
The reporting person is a party to an Investor Rights Agreement with H. Lawrence Webb, Wayne Stelmar, Thomas Redwitz, IHP Capital Partners VI, LLC, Watt/TNHC LLC and TCN/TNHC LP (collectively, "Group Members"), dated February 5, 2014, which was filed as Exhibit 4.2 of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013. Pursuant to this Investor Rights Agreement, the entity-parties thereto have the right to designate directors for nomination and each of the Group Members has agreed to vote in favor of particular nominees as described in such Investor Rights Agreement. The reporting person may be deemed to have shared voting power over the shares owned by the other Group Members. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares held by the other Group Members and has no pecuniary interest in the shares held by the other Group Members.
/s/ Miek Harbur, Attorney-in-Fact for Joseph D. Davis 11/02/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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