Construction Industry

BUILD-PAC Revs Up Fundraising Efforts for 2020

Filed in Capitol Hill, Construction Industry by on November 12, 2019 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Revs Up Fundraising Efforts for 2020

Across the country, BUILD-PAC Trustees have been busy spreading the word about the importance of getting involved in the political process. BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s political action committee, works to elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office. Nearly 150 NAHB members serve on BUILD-PAC’s Board of Trustees.

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Veterans Successfully Climb Construction Career Ladder

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on November 11, 2019 1 Comment
Veterans Successfully Climb Construction Career Ladder

Today on Veterans Day we honor military members and their families for the sacrifices they have made to serve our country. The home building industry is stepping up to help veterans create a viable private-sector career path forward as they transition to civilian life.

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HBA Trains Students, Gives Back to Local Community

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 30, 2019 0 Comments
HBA Trains Students, Gives Back to Local Community

The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association (HBA), in partnership with Kirkwood Community College, provided a Student-Built House to a new owner through Reach For Your Potential, a nonprofit organization that assists adults with disabilities.

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NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 7, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

NAHB First Vice Chair Dean Mon and several NAHB members spent a day with nearly two dozen high school students to give advice, share personal stories and field questions about working in the home building industry.

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October is Careers in Construction Month

Filed in Construction Industry by on September 30, 2019 0 Comments
October is Careers in Construction Month

October is Careers in Construction Month, when NAHB members and state and local HBAs participate in a national campaign to raise public awareness about the great jobs available in home building and related trade professions.

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NAHB Members Step Up Civic Engagement

Filed in Construction Industry by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Members Step Up Civic Engagement

In states like Indiana, NAHB members take their civic engagement to the next level and run for state or local office.

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Resources to Promote Construction Careers in Your Community

Resources to Promote Construction Careers in Your Community

It’s time to start preparing now for Careers in Construction Month in October, when the entire housing industry celebrates and promotes careers in construction.

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HBA ‘Draft’ Boosts Local Workforce

HBA ‘Draft’ Boosts Local Workforce

What would happen if the home building industry recruited talent like the National Football League draft? Job opportunities to boost the construction industry workforce.

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Labor Shortages Still Hurting Affordability

Labor Shortages Still Hurting Affordability

Labor and subcontractor shortages remained widespread in July of 2019 and are continuing to impact the industry in a number of ways — including putting additional upward pressure on new home prices — according to a recent survey conducted by NAHB.

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Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

Trump Spotlights Workforce Development

NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde and four workers in the construction trades attended today’s White House event commemorating the first anniversary of President Trump’s executive order that established the National Council for the American Worker.

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