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  • HBA Receives Land Donation to Support Workforce Development Programs March 20, 2023
    Careers in Construction Colorado (CICC) received a generous land donation from the Case family valued at $2.8 million. CICC is a 501c3 non-profit in Colorado Springs, Colo., started by the Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs.
  • Delaware Builder Becomes First Female to Receive Custom Builder of the Year Award March 20, 2023
    March is Women’s History Month, but it was last month when one of NAHB’s female members made history of her own. During the 2023 Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Marnie Oursler, president of Marnie Custom Homes, became the first female to receive NAHB’s 2022 Custom Builder of the Year Award.
  • IBS Education On-Demand is Now Live March 17, 2023
    The IBS Education On-Demand Library is available to Expo+Education Pass registrants of the 2023 International Builders’ Show (IBS). This valuable resource provides access to more than 100 recorded education sessions.
  • Get Some Healthy Rest on World Sleep Day March 17, 2023
    Today is World Sleep Day 2023, an internationally recognized event that builds connections and raises sleep health awareness among researchers, health care workers, patients and the public. The theme this year is Sleep is Essential for Health.
  • Effective Leaders Pave the Way for Women to Join the Industry March 17, 2023
    During Women’s History Month in March, NAHB continues to spotlight individuals whose leadership inspires more women to join the residential construction industry.
  • NAHB Honors Women in Building Leaders March 16, 2023
    NAHB’s Professional Women in Building Council honored two individuals and three councils for strong leadership, innovation and community service at the 2023 International Builders’ Show last month.
  • Powerful New Videos Personalize Mental Health Issues in Construction March 16, 2023
    As part of its Member Mental Health and Wellness Initiative, NAHB has been partnered with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas to conduct a pilot program with the North Carolina Home Builders Association called “Blueprint for Worker Well-Being.”
  • Single-Family Starts Remain Lackluster but Expected to Begin Sustained Rebound Later This Year March 16, 2023
    Single-family production remained at an anemic pace in February as builders continue to wrestle with elevated mortgage rates, high construction costs and tightening credit conditions that threaten to be exacerbated by recent turmoil in the banking system.
  • Video: NAHB Chairman Outlines WOTUS Fight, House Victory March 15, 2023
    In the March update to members, NAHB Chairman Alicia Huey shares the latest news on legislation surrounding the “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule and NAHB’s efforts to overturn this onerous regulation.
  • Builders Speak Out Against Proposed Transformer Rule March 15, 2023
    Builders air their strong concerns against a proposed Department of Energy rule to regulate energy conservation standards for distribution transformers during a time of severe shortages.