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Stay Informed About Building Codes Reviews

Posted on March 7, 2012

Get updated on building codes, March 8 and March 13.  Numerous local governments have begun the process of reviewing the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) and the 2012 International Energy Efficiency Code (IECC).  ...

Housing Still Packs Local Economic Punch

Posted on March 6, 2012

NAHB Senior Economist Elliot Eisenberg Home building provides a positive financial impact for the local economy and remains a key component of economic recovery according to a report commissioned by the Home Builde...

Housing Begins 2012 with Good Numbers and Good Weather

Posted on March 6, 2012

According to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City, January single family housing starts were their strongest in four years.  With 188 starts, January substantially exceeded totals for the month of January in ...

Building Business News – March 2012

Posted on March 1, 2012

Read the March 2012 issue here … ...

Join Fellow Members for Missouri Legislative Day

Posted on February 29, 2012

March 6, 2012, builders and associates will deliver the home building industry’s message to lawmakers at the annual HBA Legislative Day trip to the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City. Missouri Legislative Day is an an...

HGTV Star Monica Pedersen Featured at the Home Show

Posted on February 28, 2012

HGTV Star Monica Pedersen Monica Pedersen’s enthusiasm for her career as an interior decorator, lifestyle expert and television host is projected in all she does and she’ll be appearing at on the HBA Stage, Satur...

Lunch with NAHB Economist Elliot Eisenberg

Posted on February 28, 2012

Elliot Eisenberg, NAHB Economist March 1, 2012 Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., the Senior Economist for NAHB, will be our featured speaker at a special lunch, 11:30 a.m. at the HBA. Dr. Eisenberg is a frequent speaker on hous...

Tom Woods Elected to Leadership of NAHB

Posted on February 14, 2012

Tom Woods at NAHB Board Meeting Congratulations to Tom Woods on being the first HBA member elected to NAHB’s Executive Board at IBS last week.  Tom will serve as Chair in 2015.  With homeownership under attack, a m...

Fed Chairman Addressed Open Board Session at IBS

Posted on February 13, 2012

HBA members who attended the 2012 International Builders’ Show had the opportunity to hear Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke address a special session of the Board of Directors meeting, February 10.  The HBA wants t...

Kansas Area Council Lunch: Solar – the Alternative Energy

Posted on February 13, 2012

Learn about solar energy, Tuesday, February 14, 11:30 a.m., during the Kansas Area Council Lunch at the HBA.  Susan Brown from Brightergy will discuss the latest trends in solar energy, the latest on financials and incentive...