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Welcome to the California Homebuilding Foundation

96% of CHF's 2019 scholarship recipients seek a long-term career in building.

Read our Scholarship Survey Report.

Donate a voucher for online OSHA-10 training to a BITA student today.

Your gift can change a life.

CIRB reports have the most accurate building permit statistics available.

Download housing data today.

View student resumes at the CHF Job Connections Exchange.

Hiring has never been easier.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 Hall of Fame has been cancelled

Current inductees will be celebrated in 2021.

A Prosperous Future for Homebuilding in California

Our mission is to advance the homebuilding industry in California by providing scholarships, publishing innovative research findings, and promoting workforce education programs.

How We Serve Our Community

We provide the resources and support for students to train for their future careers, continue their education, and pursue their dreams of success.



Endowments, Scholarships, Legacy Gifts

Making a difference in the lives of students makes a difference in the future of homebuilding. Establish an endowment, give a scholarship or leave a legacy with planned giving.

2020 Hall of Fame

The 2020 Hall of Fame gala has been canceled due to COVID-19. Current Inductees will maintain their induction and will be celebrated at the 36th annual Hall of Fame gala - Join us in 2021!

Building Industry Technology Academy

The Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) program is a high school construction trades curriculum providing a solution to labor force demand.

Homebuilding Research

“California is desperately undersupplied for housing, and costs are driving prices out of reach for many prospective homeowners.”

Building Permit Data Reports

The Construction Industry Research Board (CIRB) Report publishes residential and commercial permit statistics with information directly from building departments. Monthly and annual data services available.

CHF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with the goal of creating a stronger, healthier homebuilding industry.

Every dollar donated in support of the Foundation represents a donor’s legacy and a dream for lasting change.

Establish an endowment
Give a legacy gift
Support trades education