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NAHB Chief Economist Provides Economic Update on Impact of COVID-19

Posted on March 27, 2020

The latest weekly economic analysis on the impact of the coronavirus from NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz: Despite the strong start during the first two months of the year, incoming data are now showing the negative effe...

KCHBA Scholarship Deadline Extended to April 15

Posted on March 26, 2020

Do you know a high school senior interested in a career in the skilled trades? The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City is offering $10,000 in scholarships. The deadline has been extended to April 15. Click...

Construction Jobsite Safety Recommendations

Posted on March 25, 2020

The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) has published guidance for construction employers, employees and contractors on coronavirus exposure prevention, preparedness and response. NAHB is a key member of CISC. Th...

NAHB Wants to Hear from You

Posted on March 25, 2020

As NAHB continues to advocate for the needs of the housing industry during the coronavirus pandemic, it needs to keep hearing how the crisis is impacting your business. NAHB launched its first survey last week and will open a...

COVID-19 Update: Stay-At-Home Orders, Office Information

Posted on March 24, 2020

To our members: It is the highest priority of the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City to keep its members and staff safe while also distributing up-to-date information as events continue to unfold regarding CO...

MO Governor Delays Elections to June

Posted on March 23, 2020

In response to COVID-19, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed an executive order postponing the April 7 election until June 2. “Given the growing concern surrounding COVID-19 and the large number of people elections attract...

Consumer Resources for Dealing with COVID-19’s Economic Impact

Posted on March 23, 2020

The economic impact of this unprecedented situation is causing many families and individuals to be concerned about their ability to remain in their homes. The Department of Housing and Urban Development on March 18 announced ...

Evaluating Your Contracts in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted on March 23, 2020

Home builders should expect delays caused by supply chain disruption, workforce unavailability, and even permitting due to shelter-in-place recommendations to stem the spread of COVID-19 caused by a novel coronavirus. Com...

February Building Permits Show Solid Growth (February 2020)

Posted on March 23, 2020

Metro-wide housing single family permits totaled 474 during February—the highest amount since October of last year and 240 more than February 2019, according to statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Greate...

“Construction of Housing” Is “Essential Infrastructure”

Posted on March 21, 2020

On March 21, officials with Johnson and Wyandotte Counties in Kansas, the city of Kansas City, MO, and Jackson County, MO, issued a “stay-at-home” order, effective on Tuesday March 24th, to limit the public’s exposure t...