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KCHBA’s Foundation Donates $40,500 to Local Organizations in 2020

Posted on September 24, 2020

The KCHBA’s Foundation Fund was formed as the charitable arm of the association and is committed to supporting the KC community in three main areas: education related to the construction industry, development and/or redevel...

Featured Panelist on This Week in Missouri Politics: KCHBA EO Will Ruder

Posted on September 22, 2020

On the Sept. 20 show of This Week in Missouri Politics, Scott Faughn sat down with KCHBA Executive Officer Will Ruder and Danny Pfeifer of the Catalyst Group to discuss the impact Covid-19 has had on housing in Kansas City a...

HBA 101: Discover Your Voice

Posted on September 22, 2020

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is the voice of the housing industry. As a new member of the KCHBA, we want to help you learn more about our association by answering three simple questions: ...

Forgivable PPP Loans May be Taxable in Some States

Posted on September 22, 2020

Businesses who received loans under the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) may be eligible to have that loan forgiven, which may result in unforeseen tax consequences. The federal Internal Revenue Code generally treats forgive...

Second Annual Top Golf Foundation Fundraiser

Posted on September 20, 2020

The KCHBA Foundation is hosting it's second annual Top Golf Tournament fundraising event! This is going to be a sold-out event that you won’t want to miss! To show your support and have a lot of fun in the process, get your...

Building Business News September 2020

Posted on September 16, 2020

Cover Story: Professional Women in Building KCHBA is proud to announce the formation of the Professional Women in Building group (PWB), which will be dedicated to promoting industry professionalism and supporting our membe...

Single Family Permits Continue Upward Trajectory in July

Posted on September 15, 2020

Metro-wide housing starts continued to climb in July, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA). The organization reported a seasonally adjusted total of 493 single-famil...

Join us in celebrating Professional Women in Building Week!

Posted on September 14, 2020

Sept. 14-18 is designated by the National Association of Home Builders as Professional Women in Building week. KCHBA is proud to announce the formation of a local KCHBA Professional Women in Building Council.  Hear fr...

New Safety Resources for OSHA’s Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

Posted on September 11, 2020

OSHA’s annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction begins Monday, Sept. 14. NAHB has launched a new video toolbox talk focused on roofing safety to coincide with the awareness campaign. Fatal...

National Economic Council Hears NAHB Concerns on Lumber

Posted on September 9, 2020

In a special webcast for association leaders and members across the land on NAHB efforts to combat rising lumber prices and supply shortages, NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke said that Senior Officers held talks with members of the ...