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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.