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Overland Park 2012 Code Summary

Posted on September 23, 2012

The attached documents summarize the technical provisions pertaining to the adoption of the 2012 International Code. They are not in any way meant to be a substitute for the ordinance. These provisions address the 2012 Resid...

Slow Recovery Continues Despite Dip in Single Family Permits in August

Posted on September 19, 2012

Home building in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area continued its slow recovery in August with 260 single-family permits issued, bringing the total this year to 2,026 which is a 34.9 percent improvement from the same period in...

The Federal Reserve’s Plan May Boost Housing

Posted on September 18, 2012

The Federal Reserve recently announced  a round of asset purchases intended to bring down interest rates and increase employment.  The HBA wants to share this article on the Fed’s plan by The New York Times. View artic...

Sustainable Housing Conference

Posted on September 17, 2012

The 2012 Sustainable Housing Conference is September 20–21 at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Missouri. The theme is Rethinking Home and Community and tracks include: Energy, Sustainab...

You are Needed to “Rally for Homeownership”

Posted on September 14, 2012

Join the HBA and NAHB to “Rally for Homeownership,” September 25, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri.  The event will feature Mistress of Ceremonies Elizabeth Alex, KSH...

The Home Show-Fall Edition is Here!

Posted on September 12, 2012

It’s Showtime, September 14-16! You will not want to miss this action packed fall event with nearly 200 exhibitors, HGTV Star Vern Yip, Celebrity Chef Jasper Mirabile and much more. See you at the show, Friday, Saturday...

Cruise to Fuel for Thirsty Thursday

Posted on September 5, 2012

Thirsty Thursday will be on Thursday, September 13th from 4 p.m. to whenever the fun stops at Fuel American Made Bar & Grill at 7300 West 119th Street, Overland Park. Members are encouraged to ride their motorcycles out t...

Registration Open for NAHB’s International Builders Show

Posted on September 5, 2012

The International Builders Show (IBS) is the largest residential building industry trade show in the world. With the most residential construction pros in one place, IBS is the building industry’s defining business event, J...

Building Business News – September 2012

Posted on September 4, 2012

Read the September 2012 issue of Building Business News here.   Open publication – Free publishing – More events ...

Missouri North Area Council Lunch: Safety Dave

Posted on September 4, 2012

September 11, 11:30 a.m. see David “Safety Dave” Redlin, Progressive Environmental & Safety, who will outline many OSHA safety issues at Tiffany Greens. He will highlight educational requirements, discuss the most com...