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Permits Dip in September (September 2018)

Posted on October 19, 2018

Local cities and counties permitted 337 single family units in September, a decrease of 177 from both the prior month of August and from September of 2017.  With a year-to-date total of 4,485 permits, 2018’s activity is no...

Get to Know the HBA at a New Member Coffee

Posted on October 19, 2018

Companies that have joined the HBA in recent months and new employees at member companies can learn how to take full advantage of membership, meet HBA volunteer leadership and staff, and network with other members all whil...

HBA Presents Defender of Housing Award to Rep. Yoder

Posted on October 16, 2018

HBA board members thanked Congressman Kevin Yoder for his support of the home-building industry at the October board meeting by presenting him with the NAHB's Defender of Housing award. Afterward, Yoder toured a New Mark Home...

Promote Young Professionals Week, Oct. 15-19

Posted on October 15, 2018

The NAHB Young Professionals Committee is excited to announce the inaugural YP Week, in conjunction with Careers in Construction Month, Oct. 15-19! This is a time to highlight current local YP's activities and successes, enco...

Clay Shoot Raises $4,000 for PAC, Foundation

Posted on October 15, 2018

In an effort to raise funds for the HBA's PAC and Foundation Fund, the HBA raffled off several guns during its annual Clay Shoot at Powder Creek in Lenexa, Kan., on Oct. 11. Proceeds from the raffle totaled more than $4,000, ...

Klimes Named a 2019 IBS Scholarship Recipient

Posted on October 12, 2018

Congratulations to Kameron Klimes of McCray Lumber and Millwork for being named IBS 2019 Scholarship winner. Klimes is one of 21 future industry leaders who were selected to receive a scholarship to attend the 2019 NAHB Inter...

HBA’s Foundation Fund Supports Rebuilding Together

Posted on October 10, 2018

The KCHBA is proud to support local organizations that are working to improve the city and its communities. Recently, KCHBA Foundation Fund Chair Tommy Bickimer presented Rebuilding Together with a check for $5,000 to support...

50/50 Raffle Winners Announced During Parade Awards Ceremony

Posted on October 10, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the 50/50 raffle during the #kcparadeofhomes! The raffle raised more than $4,000. Allen Gregory of Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery won a free page in the 2019 Spring Parade o...

Building Business News October 2018

Posted on October 8, 2018

View photos from the Parade of Homes awards ceremony at Arrowhead Stadium, learn who's up for election for the 2019 board of directors and find out how the HBA recognized its associate members during Associate Appreciation mo...

October Is Careers in Construction Month

Posted on October 4, 2018

October is Careers in Construction Month, when NAHB members and state and local HBAs participate in a national campaign to raise public awareness about the great jobs available in home building and related trade professio...