Inaugural Young Professionals Week Kicks Off Today

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Inaugural Young Professionals Week Kicks Off Today

The NAHB Young Professionals Committee is excited to announce the inaugural Young Professionals Week Oct. 15-19, during Careers in Construction Month. Recruiting more young people into home building is a top priority, so it makes sense to feature the YP groups as resources for new builders.

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NAHB’S Conventions and Meetings Chairman Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

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NAHB’S Conventions and Meetings Chairman Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

Honoring a distinguished career in the systems-built housing industry, Buddy Hughes of Hughes Construction in North Carolina received the S.A. Walters Award at the Building Systems Housing Summit earlier this month. The award recognizes a lifetime of achievement in systems-built housing.

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Final Chance to Apply for NAHB Committee or Council Board

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Final Chance to Apply for NAHB Committee or Council Board

The online application for NAHB committee and council board of trustees appointments is re-opened for a limited time, Oct. 15-21.

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Roof Products for Quick Rough Dry-In

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Roof Products for Quick Rough Dry-In

Builders in New England have a joke: Don’t like the weather? Wait 30 minutes and it will change. Seriously, the building industry has its challenges, and I believe the biggest and most common challenge for remodelers, custom builders and spec builders alike is getting a weathertight shell. I can’t remember how or when we started using ZIP System® sheathing and tape, but I do know that because of its weatherproof durability and time-saving application, I never looked back once we did.

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Donate to Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

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Donate to Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts

When Hurricane Michael touched down this week in the Florida Panhandle as an historic category 4 storm, it devastated entire towns with its punishing wind and dangerous flooding. NAHB will be working closely with the home builder associations throughout the region to help them meet the needs of members and residents.

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Top 10 Publicly-Traded Builder Share Lower in 2017

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Top 10 Publicly-Traded Builder Share Lower in 2017

The top 10 publicly-traded builders in 2017 captured a 25.5% share of new single-family home closings, down from 27.4% in 2016. The data is based on their latest 10K filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which provide a comprehensive summary of each firm’s financial performance.

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Tulsa HBA Raises Money for Deserving Home Owners

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Tulsa HBA Raises Money for Deserving Home Owners

The annual Evening of Giving Gala held by the HBA of Greater Tulsa in Oklahoma, HBA Remodelers Council and the HBA Charitable Foundation in September raised more than $40,000 for Revitalize T-Town, an organization that makes homes safer and secure for low-income home owners.

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Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

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Help Highlight Rewarding Careers in Home Building on Oct. 15

As a part of Careers in Construction Month, NAHB is launching a national day of action on social media on Monday, Oct. 15. Post to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media channel using the tag #CICDAY2018.

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How to Survive an ICE Inspection

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How to Survive an ICE Inspection

NAHB has teamed up with a team of immigration law experts to provide NAHB members with information on what to expect – and what to do – when a jobsite gets a visit from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Former NAHB Chairman Ed Brady Named New President and CEO of Home Builders Institute

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Former NAHB Chairman Ed Brady Named New President and CEO of Home Builders Institute

Ed Brady, 2016 NAHB Chairman, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Home Builders Institute.

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