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Using Drones in Residential Construction May Become More Popular

Using Drones in Residential Construction May Become More Popular

Home builders are embracing technology to help keep their businesses running amid the current COVD-19 pandemic. The use of drones may become more widely used as the industry adapts due to stay at home orders, social distancing, and possible restricted movement even as some state stay orders have lifted.

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NAHB Federation Continues Helping Communities Cope with COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, NAHB Cares by on May 6, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Federation Continues Helping Communities Cope with COVID-19

Members of the home building industry continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by helping their local communities. This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting those efforts and sharing positive news during this challenging time.

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Members and HBAs Continue Helping Communities Respond to COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, NAHB Cares by on April 24, 2020 0 Comments
Members and HBAs Continue Helping Communities Respond to COVID-19

NAHB is highlighting members of the home building industry who have stepped up to help their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about their efforts.

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ICYMI: New Coronavirus Resources to Help Your Business

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on April 17, 2020 0 Comments
ICYMI: New Coronavirus Resources to Help Your Business

In case you’ve missed any of our recent coverage, the nahb.org/coronavirus resource hub and this blog are continuously updated with a wide range of resources pertaining to COVID-19 and its impact on the economy and our members’ businesses. Here are a few highlights of this week’s updates.

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NAHB Members and HBAs Help Their Communities Respond to COVID-19

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, NAHB Cares by on April 15, 2020 0 Comments
NAHB Members and HBAs Help Their Communities Respond to COVID-19

The home building industry has always shown up to help in times of need, so it’s no surprise that NAHB members and HBAs across the country are reaching out to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Virginia Home Builders Log Big Wins During 2020 Legislative Session

Filed in Land Development, Legal, Membership by on April 14, 2020 0 Comments
Virginia Home Builders Log Big Wins During 2020 Legislative Session

Of more than 3,600 pieces of legislation introduced during the 2020 Virginia General Assembly, the Home Builders Association of Virginia’s (HBAV) government affairs team found 270 that had a direct or indirect impact on residential land development and construction, and worked hard to defeat several bills and resolutions that could have harmed housing affordability and economic growth in the Commonwealth.

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Colorado Construction Skills Bootcamp Combats Workforce Shortage

Filed in Education, Membership, Trade, Workforce Development by on April 1, 2020 0 Comments
Colorado Construction Skills Bootcamp Combats Workforce Shortage

Colorado Homebuilding Academy’s new free Construction Skills Bootcamp graduates students with a solid foundation of construction skills, exposure to different skilled trades, OSHA-10 certification, career support and networking, and a set of starter tools.

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San Diego Builders Help Defeat Anti-Housing Ballot Measure

San Diego Builders Help Defeat Anti-Housing Ballot Measure

A diverse coalition led by the Building Industry Association (BIA) of San Diego County and local REALTORS® defeated a March 3 ballot measure that could have limited housing development in rural areas of San Diego County, Calif.

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Alabama Home Building Academy Provides Boot Camp for Skilled Trades

Filed in Workforce Development by on February 27, 2020 2 Comments
Alabama Home Building Academy Provides Boot Camp for Skilled Trades

One month after opening, the North Alabama Homebuilding Academy already has hundreds of students on a waiting list for the free, hands-on training aimed at opening the door to a career in the building trades.

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Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

Filed in Education, IBS, NAHB Cares by on February 14, 2020 0 Comments
Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

A small model home from the High Performance Building Zone at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas last month will now serve as part of a housing and job training program for U.S. military veterans in Colorado. NAHB donated the home through an arrangement with Operation Tiny Home.

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