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HBAs Rally Support for Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Filed in Membership by on November 26, 2021 0 Comments
HBAs Rally Support for Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida

In the days and weeks since Hurricane Ida devastated thousands of homes and businesses across the southeastern United States, home builders associations in Louisiana have banded together to support communities and members severely impacted by the storm.

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Local Building Community Constructs Home for Youth Facing Hardship

Filed in Membership by on November 23, 2021 0 Comments
Local Building Community Constructs Home for Youth Facing Hardship

Anisa’s Place was designed to provide local youth with a safe home, nourishment, education, holistic healing, counseling and mentoring services.

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How to Encourage Women to Join the Construction Industry

Filed in Workforce Development by on November 22, 2021 0 Comments
How to Encourage Women to Join the Construction Industry

Consultants at Builders Mutual provide answers to pressing questions about how to encourage women to join the construction industry.

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Ohio Building Community Constructs Home for a Deserving Veteran

Filed in Membership by on November 11, 2021 0 Comments
Ohio Building Community Constructs Home for a Deserving Veteran

HBAs across the country often work with veterans’ groups to provide support and help address their housing needs. This year, members of the Home Builders Association of Dayton partnered with Operation FINALLY HOME and JM Dungan Custom Homes┬áto provide a home for a deserving veteran.

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Funding Available to Bring Shop Class Back to Schools

Filed in Workforce Development by on November 2, 2021 1 Comment
Funding Available to Bring Shop Class Back to Schools

The Schools to Skills Grant provides funding to implement HBI’s nationally recognized Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT) curriculum, advancing the CTE or construction trades programs at secondary schools nationwide.

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Students Embrace Spooky Season During Careers in Construction Month

Filed in Workforce Development by on October 29, 2021 0 Comments
Students Embrace Spooky Season During Careers in Construction Month

Students and individuals embraced spooky season by participating in Halloween-themed activities designed to spark interest in the skilled trades and promote a positive perception of careers in construction.

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10 Reasons Why Parents Should Advocate For Skilled Trades Careers

Filed in Workforce Development by on October 27, 2021 1 Comment
10 Reasons Why Parents Should Advocate For Skilled Trades Careers

Help shake off the stigma of trades school in your community by talking to parents about the valuable career paths and training opportunities available in the residential construction industry.

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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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