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Norbord Gives HBI $1M to Train Local Workforces

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 13, 2017 0 Comments
Norbord Gives HBI $1M to Train Local Workforces

HBI, the workforce development arm of NAHB, just got an important assist as it gears up to help prepare the local workforce for reconstruction in Texas and Florida hard-hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Make a Living Building Homes

Filed in Construction Industry, Education, Student Chapters by on October 11, 2017 0 Comments
Make a Living Building Homes

October is Careers in Construction Month and a great opportunity to focus on the pipeline of skilled workers to the home building industry.

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Maine to Launch Carpentry Training Program

Maine to Launch Carpentry Training Program

A residential carpenter apprenticeship program sponsored by the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Maine has been approved by the state’s labor department — an important step in addressing the home building industry’s need to train and retain skilled carpenters.

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NHE Grant and Scholarship Application Deadline This Sunday

Filed in Student Chapters by on March 22, 2017 0 Comments
NHE Grant and Scholarship Application Deadline This Sunday

The National Housing Endowment offers several scholarships for students interested in careers in the home building industry. Make sure the aspiring builders you know take advantage of these opportunities to help fund their education.

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Endowment Seeks Applicants for Scholarships, Grants

Filed in Education by on February 13, 2017 0 Comments
Endowment Seeks Applicants for Scholarships, Grants

NAHB and its members have a long history of support for construction education. The National Housing Endowment, HBI, and state and local home HBAs continue to establish ways to educate students on the many opportunities that a career in construction offers. Now, it’s time to apply.

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Research, Educate and Build a Workforce

Filed in Leadership by on January 20, 2017 0 Comments

NAHB’s Federation encompasses more than our 700 state and local home builders associations and talented members. It also includes our affiliates: The Home Innovation Research Labs; HBI, our workforce development arm; and the National Housing Endowment. This video introduces you to all three.

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Be the Best Site Supervisor

Be the Best Site Supervisor

HBI’s Residential Construction Superintendent (RCS) courses are one way that promising site superintendents further their careers in the home building industry. More than 9,000 people have taken RCS courses and 1,350 have earned the RCS designation. This year, the RCS classes are coming back to the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando. But you’ll need […]

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NAHB, NACo Explore Solutions for Workforce Development Issues

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on July 16, 2015 0 Comments
NAHB, NACo Explore Solutions for Workforce Development Issues

HBI President and CEO John Courson and NAHB Vice President of Intergovernmental Affairs Steve Gallagher discussed how NAHB and county officials could work together to address workforce issues during the National Association of Counties’ annual conference in Charlotte, N.C. last weekend.

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Do You Know the Endowment? Here’s Money on It.

Filed in Membership, NAHB Cares by on May 22, 2015 0 Comments
Do You Know the Endowment? Here’s Money on It.

Since 1987, the National Housing Endowment has distributed over $13 million in grants to support NAHB and the broader home building industry, and it wants to make sure all NAHB members know what the Endowment does and how to support its work. Take this survey and be eligible to win a $100 gift card — and learn more.

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Indiana Governor Discusses Job Training Programs With Builders

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 24, 2014 0 Comments
Indiana Governor Discusses Job Training Programs With Builders

Indiana Governor Mike Pence and State Representatives Dale DeVon and Heath VanNatter on Oct. 20 met with Rick Wajda, CEO of the Indiana Builders Association and NAHB CEO Jerry Howard to discuss how to implement construction training programs in the Hoosier state modeled along those offered by HBI.

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