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Student Competition Builds Membership Momentum for Local HBA

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on November 14, 2019 0 Comments
Student Competition Builds Membership Momentum for Local HBA

High school students in Alabama are motivated now more than ever to pursue a career in construction thanks to the Greater Montgomery Home Builders Association’s first-ever construction management competition.

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Local HBA Rallies Against Red Tape

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Land Development by on November 13, 2019 0 Comments
Local HBA Rallies Against Red Tape

If it wasn’t for a surge of successful advocacy efforts led by the Northwest Arkansas HBA, it would have been much more challenging to attract home buyers in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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BUILD-PAC Revs Up Fundraising Efforts for 2020

Filed in Capitol Hill, Construction Industry by on November 12, 2019 0 Comments
BUILD-PAC Revs Up Fundraising Efforts for 2020

Across the country, BUILD-PAC Trustees have been busy spreading the word about the importance of getting involved in the political process. BUILD-PAC, NAHB’s political action committee, works to elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates to federal office. Nearly 150 NAHB members serve on BUILD-PAC’s Board of Trustees.

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HBA Trains Students, Gives Back to Local Community

Filed in Construction Industry, Labor, Safety and Health by on October 30, 2019 0 Comments
HBA Trains Students, Gives Back to Local Community

The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association (HBA), in partnership with Kirkwood Community College, provided a Student-Built House to a new owner through Reach For Your Potential, a nonprofit organization that assists adults with disabilities.

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EO Shares Secrets to Student Chapter Success

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Student Chapters by on October 22, 2019 0 Comments
EO Shares Secrets to Student Chapter Success

As we near the end of Careers in Construction Month, some NAHB leaders are going above and beyond to encourage
students to embark on a career in construction.

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NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

Filed in Construction Industry, Student Chapters by on October 7, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Leadership, Members Inspire Future Industry Professionals

NAHB First Vice Chair Dean Mon and several NAHB members spent a day with nearly two dozen high school students to give advice, share personal stories and field questions about working in the home building industry.

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Local HBA Spearheads Hurricane Relief Efforts for Bahamas

Filed in Disaster Response by on September 23, 2019 0 Comments
Local HBA Spearheads Hurricane Relief Efforts for Bahamas

When news broke that Hurricane Dorian was about the ravage the Bahamas and slam Florida’s coast the Greater Orlando Builders Association (GOBA) sprang into action. Since then, hundreds of hurricane relief items have been collected and shipped to the Bahamas, with more items on the way this week.

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Ask Your Senators to Support Workforce Development Programs

Filed in Capitol Hill, Labor, Safety and Health by on September 9, 2019 2 Comments
Ask Your Senators to Support Workforce Development Programs

The Senate Appropriations Committee plans to consider funding for education programs this week. NAHB supports efforts to boost funding for Perkins Basic State Grants and members are encouraged to contact their senators to voice their support.

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NAHB Members Step Up Civic Engagement

Filed in Construction Industry by on September 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Members Step Up Civic Engagement

In states like Indiana, NAHB members take their civic engagement to the next level and run for state or local office.

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Resources to Promote Construction Careers in Your Community

Resources to Promote Construction Careers in Your Community

It’s time to start preparing now for Careers in Construction Month in October, when the entire housing industry celebrates and promotes careers in construction.

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