Reaching Out: Launched in 2005 by the Bay Area Builders Association in Houston, Operation Finally Home has focused on providing free quality housing to injured war veterans. Through December 2011, the organization and its sponsors—including 16 builders—had raised the funds and building materials for 32 homes in six states.
Operation Finally Home Operation Finally Home has focused on providing free quality housing to injured war veterans.

Across the country, home builders are serving our active-duty military members and veterans year-round through various efforts. Some of the most creative efforts are in the towns with the largest population for military home buyers. We've seen campaigns from a free upgraded package or assistance with closing costs to LEED Gold supportive housing and new modern developments geared toward wounded veterans. 

Below are just some of the ways our industry is supporting the men and women protecting our country. We hope you find inspiration to do the same. 

Michael Graves Designs Accessible Homes for Wounded Vets: The Wounded Warriors Home Project is no ordinary veteran’s housing. It’s designed in response to the new generation of veterans being created by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but it also has a personal touch. 

Shelter After the Storm: Our 2012 Hearthsone Humanitarian Award Winner, Houston-based Dan Wallrath, founded an organization to provide housing for disabled veterans.

Desert View Homes Entices Military Buyers to Put Down Roots: In military towns across the U.S., savvy builders are enticing service members to put down roots.

A Place to Heal in Alabama: On the campus of the renowned Lakeshore Foundation, a LEED-Gold retreat nurtures injured vets and their families.

Homeless Vets Get Support with New Housing at VA Medical Site: Peabody Veterans Supportive Housing develops Valley Brook Village in Lyons, N.J., on surplus federal land to help solve a growing national problem.

Creative Marketing Programs Serve and Delight Military Buyers: It takes more than financial incentives to command attention from military buyers.