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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 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 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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Watch Video Highlights from Member Meetings at IBS 2020

Filed in IBS, Membership by on February 12, 2020 0 Comments
Watch Video Highlights from Member Meetings at IBS 2020

If you were unable to join us for important member meetings in Las Vegas last month at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show®, you can still catch some of the highlights on nahb.org.

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Three Exciting New Home Products Win Global Innovation Awards

Filed in Awards, IBS by on February 10, 2020 0 Comments
Three Exciting New Home Products Win Global Innovation Awards

Mobile marketing tags, an unobtrusive indoor cooling and heating system, and a 3-D large-scale structural panel building system were the winners of the 2019 Global Innovation Awards. Representatives for all three products were honored last month at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas.

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Global Housing Finance Focus of International Housing Association Report

Filed in Housing Finance, IHA by on February 5, 2020 0 Comments
Global Housing Finance Focus of International Housing Association Report

The International Housing Association (IHA) released a report outlining the similarities and differences that the housing industry and home buyers encounter with housing finance in different corners around the world.

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