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House Passes Prison Reform Bill that Provides Vocational Training

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on May 23, 2018 0 Comments
House Passes Prison Reform Bill that Provides Vocational Training

On a 360-59 vote, the House yesterday overwhelmingly approved NAHB-supported legislation that would provide vocational training for prisoners in an effort to reduce recidivism rates.

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NAHB Chairman Sees Green Across the Pond

Filed in Education, Environmental, Global Housing, Leadership by on April 27, 2018 0 Comments
NAHB Chairman Sees Green Across the Pond

A trip to see the sustainable community of Poundbury in Great Britain can help open the eyes of builders, community leaders and product manufacturers to the benefits of modern urban planning. And when NAHB Chairman Randy Noel led a delegation of NAHB representatives to the community, a project that the Prince’s Foundation began 20 years ago, it also served to open the eyes of foundation leaders to the benefits of the National Green Building Standard and HBI educational programs.

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HBI Receives $50 Million Grant to Train 20,000 Skilled Workers

HBI Receives $50 Million Grant to Train 20,000 Skilled Workers

The Home Depot Foundation announced yesterday a $50 million commitment to partner with HBI to train 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years.

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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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