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Army Veteran Forges New Path in Construction Industry

Army Veteran Forges New Path in Construction Industry

When Army Sgt. Kristy Stringer enrolled in HBI’s Building Construction Technology program at Fort Stewart Army Base, she didn’t hesitate to blaze a few trails in the construction industry.

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Week Focuses on Diversifying Labor Force

NAHB Professional Women in Building Week Focuses on Diversifying Labor Force

As NAHB celebrates its annual Professional Women in Building Week, we’re focused on how the industry can diversify its workforce to address the labor shortage issue.

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Help NAHB Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week

Filed in Construction Industry, Councils & Committees by on September 4, 2018 0 Comments
Help NAHB Celebrate Professional Women in Building Week

The NAHB Federation is once again celebrating Professional Women in Building Week, Sept. 17-21, to bring awareness to the vital contributions of women in the residential construction industry.

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3 CAPS Courses to Give Remodelers an Edge

Filed in Education, Remodelers by on August 24, 2018 1 Comment
3 CAPS Courses to Give Remodelers an Edge

Get the knowledge you need to stay competitive when you take NAHB’s three Certified Aging-in-Place designation courses that will be held Oct. 6-8 in Baltimore, prior to the 2018 Remodeling Show.

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NAHB Weighs in as EPA Considers Changes to its Regulatory Development Process

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on August 24, 2018 2 Comments
NAHB Weighs in as EPA Considers Changes to its Regulatory Development Process

NAHB is encouraging EPA, when developing regulations, to make all data underlying the regulatory action publicly available and to present information on costs and benefits of the rule in a clear and consistent method for public review. 

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EPA Seeks Comments on Proposed Lead Regulations

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on August 22, 2018 0 Comments
EPA Seeks Comments on Proposed Lead Regulations

NAHB submitted comments to EPA last week in response to a proposed rule regarding the Review of Dust-Lead Hazard Standards and Definition of Lead-Based Paint.

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Cookbook Deadline Extended to Aug. 31

Filed in Leadership, Membership, NAHB Cares by on August 20, 2018 0 Comments
Cookbook Deadline Extended to Aug. 31

The deadline for NAHB’s second cookbook, Around Our Table, has been extended to Aug. 31. All recipes from friends and families of members of the NAHB Federation are welcome.

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Professional Women in Building Members: Get Involved in Public Service

Filed in Councils & Committees by on August 15, 2018 0 Comments
Professional Women in Building Members: Get Involved in Public Service

Oregon State Rep. Julie Parrish and her former House of Representatives colleague, Oregon Home Builders Association CEO Jodi Hack, shared their inspiring stories of entering public office at the NAHB Professional Women in Building Council’s legislative breakfast during the Midyear Board of Directors Meeting.

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More Ways to Discover Affordable Housing Development Opportunities

More Ways to Discover Affordable Housing Development Opportunities

NAHB has added six new cities to its exclusive series of maps detailing metro areas where the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is used to develop new affordable homes. Members can use these maps to better understand the distribution of LIHTC housing in select metropolitan areas and identify where additional housing may be needed.

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EPA Continues Wave of Action on Lead Regulations

EPA Continues Wave of Action on Lead Regulations

On June 22, EPA released a proposal to lower the dust-lead hazard standards, which impact contractors who do lead-abatement work.

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