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’55+ House’ Now Helping the Homeless

’55+ House’ Now Helping the Homeless

More than 8,600 attendees at the International Builders’ Show toured the 55+ House as one of the collection of Professional Builder’s Show Village homes. Now, the show home has a new life.

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Simple Act of Kindness Makes Big Difference for HBA Members

Filed in NAHB Cares by on April 17, 2017 0 Comments
Simple Act of Kindness Makes Big Difference for HBA Members

When members of the Salt Lake Home Builder’s Association helped a local family in need, they were quickly reminded that community service often rewards the volunteers as much as those they are helping.

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Seattle Builder Creates Easy-to-Assemble Homes for the Homeless

Filed in Home Building, NAHB Cares by on March 30, 2017 1 Comment
Seattle Builder Creates Easy-to-Assemble Homes for the Homeless

Seattle builder Mark Huber recently designed and built numerous portable pods that can easily be assembled by just two people in under 30 minutes. The dwellings may be very basic, but their simplistic assembly—and disassembly—is ideal for homeless encampments which must frequently relocate.

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Las Vegas Builders Finish Soup Kitchen Renovation

Filed in NAHB Cares by on February 27, 2017 1 Comment
Las Vegas Builders Finish Soup Kitchen Renovation

HomeAid Southern Nevada, the charitable arm of the Southern Nevada HBA, just put the finishing touches on a renovation and expansion of the kitchen at U.S. VETS in downtown Las Vegas. The $460,000 project that HomeAid Southern Nevada began in November is complete after three productive months, thanks to an outpouring of donated time, labor […]

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Cameroon Community Gets Life-giving Water

Filed in Construction Industry, NAHB Cares by on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Cameroon Community Gets Life-giving Water

Guest blogger Eric Tilden, NAHB Program Manager for Sustainability and Green Building, is back with another post about his volunteer work with Engineers without Borders. It’s the motto for the 75th anniversary of NAHB: “We build communities.” For the good part of a century, NAHB and its members have been recognized as leaders of building […]

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NAHB Mourns Passing of Dwight Hikel

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on February 14, 2017 2 Comments
NAHB Mourns Passing of Dwight Hikel

Dwight Hikel, chair of the NAHB Building Systems Councils in 1994 and 2012, died on Feb. 7 in Westminster, Maryland.

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Louisville BIA Supplies Smiles and More to Special Needs Children

Filed in NAHB Cares by on January 27, 2017 0 Comments
Louisville BIA Supplies Smiles and More to Special Needs Children

As part of NAHB’s 75th Anniversary, we’ve asked members, their companies and local and state HBAs to share their stories on how they’ve made a positive impact in their communities over the last 75 years. Here’s a sweet one from Louisville.

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Purchase Your Copy of ‘Building an Appetite’

Filed in International Builders' Show, NAHB Cares by on January 6, 2017 0 Comments
Purchase Your Copy of ‘Building an Appetite’

Cooks, get out your credit cards and heat up the oven: The Building an Appetite cookbook is now available for $25 online or at the International Builders’ Show.

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Working with Our Generous HBAs

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on November 29, 2016 1 Comment
Working with Our Generous HBAs

What all local associations in the NAHB Federation have in common is a passion for community service. You’ll never find a more generous group of people than home builders and their trade partners.

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Florida Builder Helps Wounded Vet Regain Independence

Filed in NAHB Cares by on November 8, 2016 3 Comments
Florida Builder Helps Wounded Vet Regain Independence

September 11, 2001 is a day forever stamped in history. Exactly 15 years later, a wounded veteran living in Cape Coral, Fla., was given a second chance to live independently.

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