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Florida Apprenticeship Program Boosts Local Workforce

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 19, 2020 1 Comment
Florida Apprenticeship Program Boosts Local Workforce

The Builders Association of North Central Florida and its partner Santa Fe College provide individuals with the opportunity to “earn while they learn.”

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Mobile Workshop Wheels in Next Gen Workforce

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 12, 2020 0 Comments
Mobile Workshop Wheels in Next Gen Workforce

An 18-wheeler with eight skilled trade simulators was designed to introduce students to a career in the skilled trades and job opportunities in South Carolina.

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BUILD-PAC Town Hall Focuses on Women in the Industry

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on October 6, 2020 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Town Hall Focuses on Women in the Industry

Special guest Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) led a wide-ranging discussion on industry issues such as housing affordability and careers in construction.

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Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

Filed in IBS, Student Chapters, Workforce Development by on October 5, 2020 0 Comments
Registration Open for the 2021 NAHB Student Competition

With travel barriers removed, students from across the country are invited to participate in the most anticipated competition of the year.

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Vote Nov. 3: Make Housing and Your Business a Winner

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on September 22, 2020 0 Comments
Vote Nov. 3: Make Housing and Your Business a Winner

NAHB’s Election 2020 online HQ showcases presidential candidate stances on housing issues, congressional endorsements, get out the vote resources and more.

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NAHB Hurricane Relief Outreach Ongoing in Gulf Coast Region

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on September 14, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Hurricane Relief Outreach Ongoing in Gulf Coast Region

NAHB continues to work closely with state and local HBAs to meet the needs of members who are affected by hurricanes Sally and Laura.

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Beware of Scams Related to Economic Stimulus Programs

Filed in Business Management, Disaster Response by on September 9, 2020 0 Comments
Beware of Scams Related to Economic Stimulus Programs

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Inspector General is warning small businesses about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the SBA in response to COVID-19.

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FHFA Extends Purchases of Loans in Forbearance

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance by on August 26, 2020 0 Comments
FHFA Extends Purchases of Loans in Forbearance

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will extend buying qualified loans in forbearance until Sept. 30, 2020.

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BUILD-PAC High Donors are Key Leading Up to November

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on July 27, 2020 1 Comment
BUILD-PAC High Donors are Key Leading Up to November

BUILD-PAC high donors are stepping up to protect the housing industry and help housing win this November.

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Planning for Hurricanes and Natural Disasters Amid COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response by on July 13, 2020 0 Comments
Planning for Hurricanes and Natural Disasters Amid COVID-19

FEMA releases guidance document to help businesses prepare for hurricane season and other natural disasters during COVID-19.

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