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Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

Tiny Building Lab Featured at IBS 2020 to Help Colorado Homeless Veterans

A small model home from the High Performance Building Zone at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in Las Vegas last month will now serve as part of a housing and job training program for U.S. military veterans in Colorado. NAHB donated the home through an arrangement with Operation Tiny Home.

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Military Family Receives Mortgage-Free Home

Filed in Home Building, NAHB Cares by on February 12, 2020 1 Comment
Military Family Receives Mortgage-Free Home

Operation Finally Home and Belman Homes teamed up to build a custom home for a deserving veteran.

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Housing ‘Blitz’ Builds 237 Homes in One Week

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Housing ‘Blitz’ Builds 237 Homes in One Week

Habitat for Humanity’s 2019 Home Builders Blitz successfully wrapped earlier this month after completing 237 safe and affordable homes for low-income families.

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Second Edition of “Building an Appetite” Available Now

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Second Edition of “Building an Appetite” Available Now

“Around Our Table,” the second edition of the “Building an Appetite” cookbook series, is now available online and will be available at the IBS Store next month.

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Salt Lake HBA, HomeAid America Partner to Battle Homelessness

Filed in NAHB Cares by on December 28, 2018 0 Comments
Salt Lake HBA, HomeAid America Partner to Battle Homelessness

The Salt Lake HBA recently teamed up with the national nonprofit HomeAid America to create HomeAid Utah, which will help provide shelter to some of the nearly 3,000 homeless people in Utah.

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Florida Building Leader on Member Recruiting: “Whatever it Takes”

Filed in Membership, NAHB Cares by on December 3, 2018 3 Comments
Florida Building Leader on Member Recruiting: “Whatever it Takes”

As if running a Florida home building company and a state HBA wasn’t enough, Hurricane Michael fell right in the middle of a membership drive for Bill Truex. But he kept making calls and organizing relief efforts.

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Home Builders Give Communities a Hand Up  

Home Builders Give Communities a Hand Up  

Custom home builder Tom Gipson from Raleigh, N.C., doesn’t shy away from a challenge.  In fact, 16 years ago he came up with an idea to build hundreds of homes in one week for Habitat for Humanity.   
That idea blossomed into the Habitat for Humanity Home Builders Blitz, which has helped forge a path to affordable homeownership for more than 2,500 families.

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Tulsa HBA Raises Money for Deserving Home Owners

Filed in NAHB Cares by on October 11, 2018 0 Comments
Tulsa HBA Raises Money for Deserving Home Owners

The annual Evening of Giving Gala held by the HBA of Greater Tulsa in Oklahoma, HBA Remodelers Council and the HBA Charitable Foundation in September raised more than $40,000 for Revitalize T-Town, an organization that makes homes safer and secure for low-income home owners.

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School Fits Delaware Builder to a T (or Two)

Filed in 55+ Housing, NAHB Cares by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
School Fits Delaware Builder to a T (or Two)

The Dover, Del., 55+ community Noble’s Pond needed t-shirts for its staff members to wear onsite and as it worked with charities and other organizations in Central Delaware. It was a project tailor-made for a group of Dover High School students in an academic and life skills program.

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Playhouse Raffle Returns to Atlanta

Filed in NAHB Cares by on October 4, 2018 0 Comments
Playhouse Raffle Returns to Atlanta

Volunteers from Paran Homes and NAHB student chapter members from the Kennesaw State University’s construction management program have begun building a saltbox-style custom playhouse to benefit HomeAid Atlanta, the designated charity of the Greater Atlanta HBA.

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