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Op-Ed: The Cost of the American Dream

Posted on August 7, 2019

By Will Ruder, EVP, Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City The Kansas City metro is among the finest places in the entire country to raise a family, start or grow a business, and generally pursue the American Dre...

2019 Permit Numbers Continue to Lag 2018 Activity Level (June 2019)

Posted on July 26, 2019

With 387 single-family units permitted during June, the year-to-date total of 2,013 is now 35 percent lower than the same time period in 2018, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthl...

2019 Fall Parade of Homes

Posted on July 16, 2019

The Fall Parade of Homes, sponsored by Mike Bryant Heating & Cooling, returns to Kansas City Sept. 28-Oct. 13 and will feature nearly 300 homes by 97 home builders in six counties across the metropolitan area. The Parade ...

Building Business News, July 2019

Posted on July 16, 2019

In this issue: The building remodel enters the final stretch, KCHBA goes to Washington, and photos from the HBA's golf tournament. Click here to read the July issue of Building Business News....

Build a Playhouse, Help a Cause

Posted on June 27, 2019

The Parade of Playhouses is the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s spring fundraiser for its Foundation. You’re invited to join this fun and creative fundraiser by designing and building a unique playho...

President Trump Signs Executive Order on Housing Affordability

Posted on June 25, 2019

In a key victory for NAHB, President Trump put housing at the forefront of the national debate by signing an executive order that cites the need to cut costly regulations that are hampering the production of more affordable h...

Residential Permitting Activity Decreases in Metro Area (May 2019)

Posted on June 20, 2019

In May, 391 single-family permits were issued for a total of 1,633 single-family permits year-to-date in 2019, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit St...

Building Business News June 2019

Posted on June 19, 2019

Have you built a home that has been lived in less than a year and fits the Artisan Home Tour standards? If so, enter it in the 2020 Artisan Tour. Don't worry -- we will help you convince the homeowners. :) Also in this issue,...

USDA Announces Plan to Relocate 500+ Jobs to KC

Posted on June 14, 2019

[caption id="attachment_7199" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo Credit: Visit KC[/caption] U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will relocate the Economic...

KCHBA Remodel Open House

Posted on June 5, 2019

Come see the new and improved KCHBA building on Wednesday, July 31 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and appetizers while touring the newly remodeled building! RSVP to Paige@kchba.org or call 816-942-8800....