The House That SHE Built, a new home in Saratoga Springs, Utah designed and built by an all-female crew, recently sold. Much of the proceeds from the sale will be going to advance efforts to get more women in construction, thanks to the work of many volunteers and sponsors.
Consultants at Builders Mutual provide answers to pressing questions about how to encourage women to join the construction industry.
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.
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.
NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke provides an overview of two events he recently attended on Capitol Hill, advocating on behalf of NAHB members and residential construction, and provides insight into what the "Great Resignation" of workers in response to COVID-19 means for the housing industry.
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.
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.
In an uncertain economy where stability is often prized, many teens never consider skilled trade jobs when planning potential paths for the future.
HBAs and members are reaching out to their communities to spread the word about the good-paying jobs in the residential construction industry.