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Avoid OSHA Fines with this Fall Prevention Class

Posted on November 12, 2018

$129,336. That's how much a serious OSHA fall protection violation could cost you. To help you avoid costly fines and protect workers, the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) is conducting a four-hour Fall Prevention in Residenti...

NAHB Hosting Lumber Webinar, Nov. 14

Posted on November 12, 2018

The recent import tariffs on lumber from Canada have generated higher interest among many builders in importing lumber from other countries that may or may not have properly graded the imported wood for structural use. Gradin...

Building Business News November 2018

Posted on November 5, 2018

View photos from the fall Clay Shoot, Onsite Construction 101 and the Past Presidents dinner, as well as see who the HBA presented Defender of Housing awards to recently. Click here to read the November issue of Building Busi...

Free Webinar Explores Enforcement of OSHA Silica Rule

Posted on November 1, 2018

NAHB is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, Nov. 8, Lessons Learned: OSHA Silica Rule 1 Year After Implementation, that will look at how the agency has been enforcing its new Respirable Crystalline Silica in Constructi...

HBA Recognizes Rep. Hartzler as a Defender of Housing

Posted on October 22, 2018

The HBA recently presented Rep. Vicky Hartzler with the Defender of Housing Award, which recognizes courageous federal legislators who have demonstrated strong support for housing and NAHB positions on key issues facing the i...

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, ...