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NAHB Mourns Passing of Pennsylvania Builder and Leader David Knipe

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NAHB Mourns Passing of Pennsylvania Builder and Leader David Knipe

NAHB mourns the passing of Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) past president and long-time NAHB executive committee member David Earle Knipe. Knipe, 76, passed away on Nov. 1.

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Watch Video Highlights from the Fall Leadership Council Meeting

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Watch Video Highlights from the Fall Leadership Council Meeting

If you were unable to join us in Houston for the 2021 Fall Leadership Council Meeting on Oct. 25, watch the highlights on nahb.org.

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NAHB Fund Helps Local Housing Advocacy Efforts

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NAHB Fund Helps Local Housing Advocacy Efforts

NAHB’s State and Local Government Affairs Committee recently approved financial assistance for five home builder associations to advance advocacy efforts on issues affecting housing affordability.

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Industry Leaders Honored with National Housing Center Awards

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Industry Leaders Honored with National Housing Center Awards

Top industry leaders were inducted into the National Housing Hall of Fame or received Exemplary Service to Home Building Awards during NAHB’s Fall Leadership Meetings in Houston last week.

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PWB Council Connections Make a Difference

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PWB Council Connections Make a Difference

As NAHB wraps up its celebration of Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week 2021, women in the industry share how membership in the PWB Council has influenced their careers.

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Number of Women in Construction Edges Higher

Number of Women in Construction Edges Higher

The number of women employed in the construction industry in the United States grew slightly in 2020, rising to around 1.17 million workers. The number reflects about 10.9% of the construction workforce, up from 10.3% in 2019, a recent analysis of labor force statistics from the Current Population Survey (CPS) showed.

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Motivating the Next Generation of Home Builders

Motivating the Next Generation of Home Builders

Members of the NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council share what they are doing locally to help fill the labor gap, inspiring the next generation of home builders to join the field and conveying the benefits of the industry as a rewarding career and a viable alternative to a college degree and associated student debt.

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Successful Workplaces Prioritize Inclusivity Across Generations

Successful Workplaces Prioritize Inclusivity Across Generations

As we continue to celebrate NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week and the important contributions women in residential construction have on promoting, training, advancing and adding more women to the field, one NAHB member and PWB Council member recently discussed the importance of prioritizing an inclusive work environment that encompasses not only gender, but also generational, diversity.

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How Women Builders Are Shaping Their Own Paths in the Industry

How Women Builders Are Shaping Their Own Paths in the Industry

Women constitute only about 11% of the construction workforce in the United States, yet some female home builders are finding ways to make their mark on the industry in key specialty areas. Three female NAHB members share their stories for NAHB Professional Women in Building Week.

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Get Ready to Celebrate Women in Home Building Sept. 13-17

Get Ready to Celebrate Women in Home Building Sept. 13-17

Sept. 13-17, 2021, is Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week, celebrating women in all facets of residential construction and working to encourage the next generation of women in our industry by raising awareness of the opportunities available in the field.

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