Tag: Home Builders Institute

New HBI Report Shows Labor Shortage Weakening Housing Supply, Affordability

Filed in Workforce Development by on November 4, 2021 3 Comments
New HBI Report Shows Labor Shortage Weakening Housing Supply, Affordability

A lack of skilled construction labor is a key limiting factor for improving housing inventory and affordability, according to the Home Builders Institute (HBI’s) Fall 2021 Construction Labor Market Report released today.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »