CARY, NC–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 4, 2022–
Cornerstone Building Brands, the largest manufacturer of outdoor building products in North America, today announced that country music star Tyler Hubbard has been named their Home for Good Project ambassador, joining the company to raise awareness of the growing need for safe and affordable housing.
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Home for Good Ambassador Tyler Hubbard Project Photo credit: John Russo
Since its launch in 2016, the Home for Good project has provided more than $2.8 million in exterior building products, such as windows, siding and accessories to build or renovate more than 600 Habitat for Humanity homes in more than 90 communities. Universal Music Group Nashville has been a partner in this critical work since the program’s launch, with Hubbard taking over from five-time Artist of the Year Luke Bryan as ambassador.
“I am grateful to be part of Cornerstone Building Brands’ Home for Good project and to have the opportunity to help raise awareness of the shortage of affordable housing in our communities,” said Hubbard, who will be dedicating his time to the project. “Being a homeowner improves the quality of life for so many families and children, so I’m happy to help in any way to ensure that more families have a place to call home.”
Research shows that home ownership leads to higher graduation rates, better health, and growth in family net worth that sets the stage for poverty. 1 Rising housing prices and record housing shortages have worsened the affordable housing crisis over the past two years. Soaring housing prices have led to a substantial increase in the burden of housing costs for the first time in 10 years. In 2020, 30% of all households had “unaffordable” rent or mortgage payments, defined as exceeding 30% of monthly household income, up 1.5% from 2019. Additionally, the United States now have a deficit of 3.8 million homes, with supply shortages greatest at low-income price levels. 2
“Cornerstone Building Brands is committed to improving the communities in which we live, work and play. Access to affordable housing is an important part of a strong community. We’re proud to donate outdoor products that help make Habitat for Humanity homes both beautiful and resilient, while still being affordable,” said Rose Lee, President and CEO of Cornerstone Building Brands. , whose major brand portfolio includes Simonton Windows, Ply Gem Windows. , Putty Coatings and Accessories and Metal Roofing American Building Components. “We are thrilled to partner with Tyler Hubbard to raise awareness of the incredible and growing need for affordable housing.”
This year, Cornerstone Building Brands continues its support of Habitat Strong, helping local Habitat organizations in disaster-prone areas build homes with extreme weather products that are more resilient to natural disasters. Cornerstone Building Brands manufactures an extensive line of exterior reinforced products including impact windows, metal roofing and siding.
About Cornerstone Building Brands
Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products by sales for low-rise residential and non-residential buildings in North America. Based in Cary, NC, we serve residential and commercial customers in the new construction, repair and remodel markets. Our market-leading product portfolio covers vinyl windows, vinyl siding, stone veneer, metal roofing, metal wall systems and metal accessories. Cornerstone Building Brands’ extensive multi-channel distribution platform and vast national footprint includes more than 20,000 employees in manufacturing, distribution and office locations across North America. Corporate stewardship and environmental, social and governance (ESG) responsibility are embedded in our culture. We are committed to making a positive contribution to the communities in which we live, work and play. For more information, visit us at www.cornerstonebuildingbrands.com.
About Tyler Hubbard
Tyler Hubbard’s face and name are familiar – and his voice is a staple of country music radio. With 19 No. 1 singles, countless awards and sold-out tours, Tyler Hubbard has already had a remarkable career as a performer and songwriter as one half of multi-platinum duo Florida Georgia Line, and now Hubbard is ready to tackle the next phase of his career by releasing his first solo album.
The prolific, Georgia-born songwriter with over 60 tracks from a diverse cast of stars like Jason Aldean and Kane Brown, among others, has penned a massive catalog of songs as he works on his first release. solo on EMI Nashville. For the new album, Hubbard wrote on every song and teamed up with some of Nashville’s most prominent hitmakers. The project, which Hubbard co-produced with Jordan Schmidt, will showcase Hubbard’s unique talents while continuing to establish him as a country music powerhouse. Hubbard’s first solo single, “5 Foot 9”, which Billboard calls it a “promising introduction to Hubbard’s solo music”, and MusicRow said is the “soundtrack song of the summer”, has over 63 million global streams. The song quickly moved into the Top 50 on the streaming chart in its first four weeks of release and is solidly in the Top 20 on radio.
Based in Nashville, TN, Hubbard is dedicated to healthy living and is passionate about travel and charity, supporting various Nashville charities, as well as global conservation organizations.
About Habitat for Humanity International
Habitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit housing organization that strives to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to build, rehabilitate or preserve homes; advocating for fair and just housing policies; and providing training and access to resources to help families improve their housing conditions. For more information, visit www.habitat.org.
1 Habitat for Humanity
2 Habitat for Humanity ( https://www.habitat.org/costofhome/2022-state-nations-housing-report-lack-affordable-housing )
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