Posts Tagged ‘ home builders institute ’

The Home Depot Foundation and NAHB Grant Lets Skilled Labor Fund Educate 1,400

Sep 1st, 2020

The National Housing Endowment’s Skilled Labor Fund recently received a grant from The Home Depot Foundation and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), which will enable the Skilled Labor Fund and the Home Builders Institute to help bolster the “Schools to Skills” training program and give the next generation of building and construction trades […]

Challenges Combine Around Labor Shortage and Trade School Perceptions

Jun 14th, 2019

Labor shortage, decline in workforce, trade skills gap—use whatever term you’d like, but they all amount to the same set of challenges for home building and remodeling companies. Some blame the Great Recession for thinning out workers, while others think a lack of emphasis on trades during schooling has left them without a viable workforce. […]

As Subcontractor Shortages Hit 90% Virginia Moves to Alleviate

May 28th, 2019

As the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) notes continued labor shortages throughout the residential construction and remodeling industries, training and certification programs have surfaced in high schools and community colleges nationwide, helping to address the issue. In Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam launched the Build Virginia initiative, geared toward helping the state’s job seekers to […]

New President and CEO of Home Builders Institute

Oct 11th, 2018

Ed Brady, former chairmen of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), has recently been selected as the president and CEO of the Home Builders Institute (HBI). Brady has been in the industry for nearly 30 years, including serving as president of Brady Homes. The HBI is the non-profit partner of the NAHB. Brady replaces […]