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NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 23, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Celebrates a Diamond Jubilee

NAHB members kicked up their heels and celebrated the association’s 75th anniversary with a gala and directors’ reception during its recent Midyear Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Announcing the 2017 National Housing Hall of Fame Inductees

Filed in Awards, Leadership by on June 19, 2017 1 Comment
Announcing the 2017 National Housing Hall of Fame Inductees

The National Housing Hall of Fame recognizes people whose spirit, ingenuity and determination have changed the nation’s housing for the better..

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NAHB Members Fan Out on Capitol Hill

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 14, 2017 4 Comments
NAHB Members Fan Out on Capitol Hill

More than 800 builders, remodelers and their trade partners from across the nation are heading to Capitol Hill this morning for the annual NAHB Legislative Conference. In a day full of meetings with elected officials and their staff, our members will call on Congress to make housing and homeownership a national priority and to support policies that will keep the housing recovery moving forward.

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Vice President Pence Speaks to NAHB This Morning

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on June 14, 2017 0 Comments
Vice President Pence Speaks to NAHB This Morning

Vice President Mike Pence addresses NAHB members who are in Washington, D.C. this morning for the association’s Legislative Conference before the members head to Capitol Hill and a visit with their legislators.

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NAHB Mourns Passing of John R. Giaquinto

Filed in Leadership by on June 12, 2017 0 Comments
NAHB Mourns Passing of John R. Giaquinto

John R. Giaquinto, 94, a longtime leader in the New Jersey HBA, BUILD-PAC and NAHB, died June 9.

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Utah Builders Cheer a Legal Victory

Filed in Leadership, Legal by on June 8, 2017 0 Comments
Utah Builders Cheer a Legal Victory

Victory is sweet, and this video shows why the camaraderie that comes from HBA membership — and a little help from National — is even sweeter.

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Howard Lauds DCW ‘Success Story’

Filed in International Builders' Show, Leadership by on June 1, 2017 0 Comments
Howard Lauds DCW ‘Success Story’

NAHB’s CEO spoke recently at the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum in Washington, D.C. about “the amazing success story” of Design & Construction Week (DCW), NAHB’s expansion of the International Builders’ Show. Planning is well underway for the fifth annual DCW, taking place in Orlando Jan. 9-11, 2018. Registration for the 2018 Show opens Aug. 1.

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Remembering Leon Weiner

Filed in Leadership by on May 30, 2017 3 Comments
Remembering Leon Weiner

In the atrium of the National Housing Center in Washington, D.C., NAHB’s national headquarters, there is a life-size bust of Leon N. Weiner, the Delaware-based builder and developer who served as president of the association in 1967. He’s the only NAHB leader to be so honored. But then again, there is only one Leon Weiner.

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EPA Head to Speak to NAHB June 15

NAHB will welcome Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to the Midyear Meetings in Washington, D.C. on June 15 to update board and committee members on progress the Trump administration has made toward cutting red tape from the regulatory process and transferring more authority from the federal government to the states.

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PWB: Building Leaders – and Confidence

PWB: Building Leaders – and Confidence

Everyone knows how scary it can be to jump into something new. As an immigrant, a non-native English speaker, and a woman in a traditionally male-dominated industry, Xiaobei Sullivan has faced her fears head on to become a leader in the building industry.

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