Aging-in-place instructor, consultant, and author - making new and existing homes safer, more accessible, and more comfortable for all age groups and needs.
Get to know Steve Hoffacker
Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, CEAC, SHSS (http://stevehoffacker.com) is an award-winning, internationally recognized Certified Aging in Place Specialist and Master Instructor. He also teaches the complementary program universal design that stresses accessibility, visitability, and safety in the home. His years of new construction consulting and expertise have enabled hime to sell, market, and design effective living spaces that people can live in for as long as they like rather than the old model of replacing them every few years.
He frequently is interviewed and consulted by national publications and appears at the International Builders' Show as a speaker and instructor on aging in place design, visitability, accessibility, remodeling and related services. He has produced and taught courses on universal design for the Florida Contractor's Industry Licensing Board (CILB) and the University of Florida's County Extension Service.
A past National Director of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and member of the National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC), he received the "IRM President's Award" in 2007, the "Trina Ripley Excellence in Education Award" in 2008, and the "William 'Bill' Molster Award" in 2013 - all for excellence in new home sales education at the national level. He has received other sales achievement awards as well, including the "Million Dollar Circle."
In 2015, he was named by NAHB as the "CAPS Educator of the Year." In 2017 he was named an "NAHB Master Instructor."
He is a member of National Aging In Place Council, Accessible Home Improvements of America, American Institute of Building Design, and is an Advisory Team Member for Age Safe America.