Councils & Committees

Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

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Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Sets New Goals to Get Big Results

After bringing on several new board members, realigning its budget and clearly defining its goals, the council was ready to implement a revitalized member-recruitment strategy.

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NAHB Awards Season Starts Today

NAHB Awards Season Starts Today

Ladies and gentlemen, download your photos and start your engines: Entries are now being accepted for three of NAHB’s top awards programs.

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No More NIMBYs: Strategies for Smoother Project Approvals

No More NIMBYs: Strategies for Smoother Project Approvals

If you have ever been met by a crowd of fearful and angry people at a planning board hearing who came to protest your proposed community — and who don’t understand the importance of housing or who counter a presentation of facts with arguments based on emotion — do we have a webinar for you.

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Diversifying the Industry’s Workforce to Address the Labor Shortage

Diversifying the Industry’s Workforce to Address the Labor Shortage

As the residential construction industry continues to grapple with a severe labor shortage, one solution is clear to many industry leaders: recruiting more women.

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Keys to Empowering the Industry’s Future Leaders

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Keys to Empowering the Industry’s Future Leaders

A growing group of female leaders is challenging the status quo and making their mark in residential construction with the help of NAHB’s Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council and Student Chapters program.

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Tell Us Why Your EO is Tops

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Tell Us Why Your EO is Tops

The Association Excellence Awards recognize honor the dedication of the EOs who run our local home builder associations and help their members’ businesses grow. And we need your help to give them the recognition they deserve.

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Defusing Objection Bombs in Sales

Defusing Objection Bombs in Sales

if you’re in sales, you’re going to deal with objections. And many new-home sales consultants have a difficult time overcoming objections from prospective buyers. Objections are like bombs: If not defused, they will blow up in your face! The key is learning how to masterfully mollify each situation. 

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What Retirement? Chuck Ellison Takes Council Leadership

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Leadership by on March 28, 2018 0 Comments
What Retirement? Chuck Ellison Takes Council Leadership

Chuck Ellison is pretty much retired from his position as vice president of Miller and Smith, a greater Washington, D.C. building and development company. He now has the opportunity to do consulting work, the freedom to spend time with his family and a chance to serve as this year’s 55+ Housing Industry Council chair.

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EPA Clarifies Rules on Working with Lead Paint After Disasters

EPA Clarifies Rules on Working with Lead Paint After Disasters

The Environmental Protection Agency today provided needed clarification to the information it had posted regarding emergency renovations under the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule – clarification that NAHB has insisted its members need to get needed repairs completed while staying in compliance with the rule.

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Two SMCs Recruit Big During Membership Drive

Two SMCs Recruit Big During Membership Drive

New events and efforts to boost education and awards programs paid off well for two of the Federation’s sales and marketing councils in 2017 that together added 78 new members to their rosters.

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