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Home Builders Give Communities a Hand Up  

Home Builders Give Communities a Hand Up  

Custom home builder Tom Gipson from Raleigh, N.C., doesn’t shy away from a challenge.  In fact, 16 years ago he came up with an idea to build hundreds of homes in one week for Habitat for Humanity.   
That idea blossomed into the Habitat for Humanity Home Builders Blitz, which has helped forge a path to affordable homeownership for more than 2,500 families.

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Tulsa HBA Raises Money for Deserving Home Owners

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Tulsa HBA Raises Money for Deserving Home Owners

The annual Evening of Giving Gala held by the HBA of Greater Tulsa in Oklahoma, HBA Remodelers Council and the HBA Charitable Foundation in September raised more than $40,000 for Revitalize T-Town, an organization that makes homes safer and secure for low-income home owners.

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School Fits Delaware Builder to a T (or Two)

Filed in 55+ Housing, NAHB Cares by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
School Fits Delaware Builder to a T (or Two)

The Dover, Del., 55+ community Noble’s Pond needed t-shirts for its staff members to wear onsite and as it worked with charities and other organizations in Central Delaware. It was a project tailor-made for a group of Dover High School students in an academic and life skills program.

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Playhouse Raffle Returns to Atlanta

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Playhouse Raffle Returns to Atlanta

Volunteers from Paran Homes and NAHB student chapter members from the Kennesaw State University’s construction management program have begun building a saltbox-style custom playhouse to benefit HomeAid Atlanta, the designated charity of the Greater Atlanta HBA.

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Girl Scouts Project Gets Boost from New Orleans Builders

Girl Scouts Project Gets Boost from New Orleans Builders

Led by its Professional Women in Building Council, members of the HBA of Greater New Orleans are teaming up with a local Girl Scouts of America troop to restore and remodel a dilapidated cabin. Once they’re finished, the troop will use the cabin for its education programs with a particular focus on STEM-related projects (for science, technology, engineering and math).

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HBI Gets Cash Infusion from Skilled Labor Fund

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Leadership, NAHB Cares by on September 27, 2018 0 Comments
HBI Gets Cash Infusion from Skilled Labor Fund

The National Housing Endowment, NAHB’s philanthropic arm, last week gave a new boost to the Home Builders Institute Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training program with a $57,000 check from donations to the Skilled Labor Fund, an initiative launched in 2017 to address the shortage of skilled labor entering the residential construction market.

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Ivory Homes Launches Affordable Housing Prize

Filed in Business Management, Housing Trends, Multifamily, NAHB Cares by on September 21, 2018 0 Comments
Ivory Homes Launches Affordable Housing Prize

A Utah home builder and NAHB member is spearheading an effort to generate innovative solutions to the nationwide crisis in affordable housing – and offering prizes totaling $200,000 to the top entries.

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Raising Funds and Building Hope

Filed in Councils & Committees, NAHB Cares by on September 20, 2018 0 Comments
Raising Funds and Building Hope

When the PWB Council’s first president, Hope Bettilyon, created the original PWB scholarship in 1955, her goal was simple: Collect $1 from each member to begin the tradition of an annual $1,000 scholarship. Today, the PWB’s Building Hope Scholarships are awarded annually to state and local PWB chapters that participate in the council’s annual award programs and membership competitions.

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NAHB Senior Officers Meet with Puerto Rican Leaders

Filed in Leadership, NAHB Cares by on September 20, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Senior Officers Meet with Puerto Rican Leaders

NAHB Chairman Randy Noel and Second Vice Chair Dean Mon returned to Puerto Rico this week to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, and to meet with local HBA leaders and government officials and discuss progress toward the association’s initiatives.

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How to Help Hurricane Florence Recovery Efforts

Filed in NAHB Cares by on September 20, 2018 0 Comments
How to Help Hurricane Florence Recovery Efforts

As the remnants of Hurricane Florence continue to bring historic flooding to the Carolinas and several tornadoes touched down in Virginia, the NAHB Federation stands ready to help its members, their families and all victims impacted by the storm.

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