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NAHB Members Actively Recruit the Next Generation

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 14, 2021 5 Comments
NAHB Members Actively Recruit the Next Generation

HBAs and members are reaching out to their communities to spread the word about the good-paying jobs in the residential construction industry.

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Promote Careers in Construction with NAHB Resources

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on October 1, 2021 0 Comments
Promote Careers in Construction with NAHB Resources

Each October NAHB celebrates Careers in Construction month to raise awareness of the opportunities available in the construction trades. NAHB has a variety of promotional materials available for members and HBAs.

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New Training Center Prepares Students For Skilled Trades

Filed in Advocacy, Workforce Development by on September 29, 2021 1 Comment
New Training Center Prepares Students For Skilled Trades

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) opened a new Orlando-based facility for training people for jobs in construction. The BuildStrong Academy of Orlando will train and place area students who want to pursue careers in the skilled trades for the building industry.

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Florida HBAs Call Attention to Excessive Impact Fees

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on September 27, 2021 0 Comments
Florida HBAs Call Attention to Excessive Impact Fees

The Gold Coast Builders Association and the Builders Association of South Florida were awarded funding from NAHB’s State and Local Issues Fund to help educate community members and leaders about the detrimental effects of excessive impact fees on housing affordability.

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Lawmakers Shine Spotlight on Workforce Development

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on September 2, 2021 0 Comments
Lawmakers Shine Spotlight on Workforce Development

The U.S. Senate recently passed a resolution designating September as National Workforce Development Month. NAHB has a variety of tools and information to help promote the skilled trades year-round.

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How to Help Hurricane Ida Relief and Recovery Efforts

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership by on September 1, 2021 0 Comments
How to Help Hurricane Ida Relief and Recovery Efforts

NAHB is working closely with HBAs in the region to meet the needs of members who are affected by storms and to provide resources to help them rebuild.

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HBA Leaders Recognized at 2021 Association Management Conference

Filed in Awards, Membership by on August 16, 2021 0 Comments
HBA Leaders Recognized at 2021 Association Management Conference

Several HBA Executive Officers were honored for their career achievements and dedication to the home building industry.

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North Carolina Builders Donate Home to Deserving Veteran

Filed in Membership by on July 23, 2021 0 Comments
North Carolina Builders Donate Home to Deserving Veteran

Combat-wounded veteran, U.S. Marine Staff Sergeant (SSgt.) Matthew Polizzi and his family have a brand new, mortgage-free custom home thanks to the generosity of the Operation: Coming Home foundation based in North Carolina.

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Wisconsin Builders Break Ground on Workforce Center

Filed in Membership, Workforce Development by on July 19, 2021 0 Comments
Wisconsin Builders Break Ground on Workforce Center

The Madison Area Builders Association participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility to train the next generation of construction industry professionals.

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NAHB Boosts Multiple HBA Advocacy Efforts Through Fund

Filed in Advocacy, Membership by on June 30, 2021 3 Comments
NAHB Boosts Multiple HBA Advocacy Efforts Through Fund

NAHB awarded eight HBAs with financial assistance through the State and Local Fund (SLIF) to help with advocacy efforts on issues affecting housing affordability.

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