flexiblefullpage - default
Currently Reading

The National Housing Quality Awards Journey

billboard - default
National Housing Quality Award

The National Housing Quality Awards Journey

April 8, 2021
National Housing Quality Awards

Our four 2021 National Housing Quality Award winners experienced both validation and reckoning through the judging process this year. On this installment of The Weekly, the winners discuss why they applied and what they learned.


The journey from applying to first-hand judging comes with lots of reflection. Filling out the National Quality Award application is largely a self-assessment exercise that provides a snapshot of a builder’s current status in eight areas of its operation. Winners were left with clear understandings of their successes and their struggles.

“When we first put in the application, we thought maybe it would be fairly straightforward,” says Bryon Van Kley, CEO of Adair Homes and NHQA Bronze winner. “But it’s like peeling the layers of an onion, right? You go deeper and deeper and deeper and you learn more and more about yourself. As a result, we learned so many very actionable takeaway things for improvement, which is really what we were after to begin with.”

Watch the full segment below.
Watch past segments here.


Related Stories

National Housing Quality Award

2023 National Housing Quality Award Winners: A Commitment to Excellence

The 2023 National Housing Quality Award recognizes two exceptional home builders for their continued quest for operational mastery

National Housing Quality Award

National Housing Quality Award Winners and Profiles 1993–2023

An archive of NHQA-winning companies that represent home building's best in Total Quality Management

National Housing Quality Award

Apply for the National Housing Quality Award

NHQA application deadlines and contact information

boombox1 -
native1 - default
halfpage2 -

More in Category

native2 - default
halfpage1 -

Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.

Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.