Committees and Councils

Join NAHB for a Free Discussion on International Housing Affordability

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Join NAHB for a Free Discussion on International Housing Affordability

NAHB is hosting next week a free Shop Talk — an informal, peer-to-peer discussion — on how home builders can work with their communities to address all the needs across the housing continuum.

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New Offsite Construction Resource for BSC Members

New Offsite Construction Resource for BSC Members

To help builders interested in adopting building systems as part of their business model, NAHB has made available a “Homebuilders Guide to Offsite Construction” to provide an overview of the offsite construction industry and the various building systems.

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Leading From Within: Associate Members Share Benefits of NAHB Leadership Experiences

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Leading From Within: Associate Members Share Benefits of NAHB Leadership Experiences

Members across the Federation can get more involved with NAHB by serving on a committee or council board of trustees. Current NAHB leaders provide insights on the value of their involvement and membership.

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Last Chance to Access the Latest on Offsite Construction

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Last Chance to Access the Latest on Offsite Construction

Replays of this week’s webinars are available to Offsite Construction Week registrants. Today is the last day to register for access.

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Join NAHB Roundtable to Learn About Federation Leadership Opportunities

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Join NAHB Roundtable to Learn About Federation Leadership Opportunities

Members are invited to join NAHB Third Vice Chairman Carl Harris on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2-3 p.m. ET., for a dynamic information session about the importance of helping your national association at the committee or council level. The virtual roundtable will include a panel of NAHB members who are currently serving in these leadership roles.

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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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