Kalona Student-Remodel House Program Celebrates Success

Posted by on Aug 22, 2022 in News

The Greater Iowa City Area Home Builders Association (HBA) Vocational Training Council (VTC), in partnership with the City of Kalona, KCTC, WEDG and ECICOG, dedicated its 2022 Student-Remodel House at 721 6th Street in Kalona. Across nearly three months, nine students from four high schools and one college received on-the-job training as they helped remodel the house and build a new garage under the tutelage of the Iowa City Area HBA’s Vocational Training Council members...

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Housing Affordability: NAHB Members Collaborating Toward Better Solutions

Posted by on Aug 15, 2022 in News

NAHB members have actively been advocating for better solutions toward housing affordability, whether it’s removing regulatory barriers to increase housing supply or recruiting new workers to the profession. As NAHBNow recently highlighted, a number are actively involved in local endeavors — such as state or local task forces and commissions — to bring the home-building perspective to discussions surrounding how communities can tackle this important issue. Connecticut...

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