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Learn How to Navigate Lumber, Supply Chain Challenges with New NAHB Webinar Series

Posted on June 7, 2021

NAHB is hosting a webinar series this month to help members and other industry professionals understand the current challenges with escalating lumber prices and supply chain issues, and learn how to develop strategies to adap...

How Lumber Prices Are Hammering Housing Affordability for Home Owners

Posted on June 7, 2021

Skyrocketing lumber prices and supply-chain challenges continue to slow home construction, even amid higher demand. Both new home sales and existing home sales have cooled as prospective buyers are priced out of the m...

Young Professionals Happy Hour

Posted on June 4, 2021

August 5 | RSVP: Jordynn@kchba.org...

Building Business News June 2021

Posted on June 3, 2021

Cover Story: Architectural Design Trend: Purposefully Authentic Today, there appears to be more mindfulness in architecture and design with homes and communities showcasing new layers and depth to design. It is purposeful...

PWB Education: Coffee Lunch Coffee with Alana Muller

Posted on May 28, 2021

Register: Courtney@kchba.org     ...

April Maintains Momentum in New Home Construction (April 2021)

Posted on May 27, 2021

The eight-county Kansas City metropolitan area recorded 618 single-family building permits during April, bringing the year-to-date total to 2,042, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (KCHBA) ...

KCPWB May Happy Hour – Stock the Fundraiser!

Posted on May 20, 2021

Join us for a fun night of networking at RockTops and help stock the bar for the KCPWB's Annual Whiskey & Wine Pull Fundraiser. ...

$15,000 Raised for Habitat for Humanity KC

Posted on May 18, 2021

The Parade of Playhouses raised $15,000 for Habitat KC via the KCHBA Foundation Fund. Thank you to everyone who sponsored, volunteered, donated materials and built playhouses! Northland Career Center Sponsor: Rork...

KCHBA Is Working for You to Resolve the Lumber Issue

Posted on May 17, 2021

For the past several months, KCHBA has actively engaged U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and his staff on this urgent issue. Recently, Senator Moran shared his concerns with United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai duri...

Tommy Bickimer Interviewed about Lumber Prices on Fox4

Posted on May 17, 2021

Last week, KCHBA's Vice President Tommy Bickimer of Bickimer Homes talked to Fox4 about how the rising cost of lumber is affecting home prices and potential homeowners. “During the Great Recession there were no buyers. N...