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New KCHBA Members in 2020

Posted on October 7, 2020

In spirit of KCHBA's October Membership Drive (more details here), KCHBA would like to recognize Associates and Builders who joined KCHBA this year. Academy Bank – James Lentz AspenCreek Builders – Bradley Sterrett ...

Industry Update Area Council: Tax and Insurance Made Interesting

Posted on October 2, 2020

Join us on Oct. 28 at noon for our virtual area council, the topic of which will be "Industry Update: Tax, legal and Insurance Made Interesting." RubinBrown, Woodworth Law Firm, and Bovard Insurance Group will discuss any cha...

Johnson County Contractor Licensing Last Chance Education Classes

Posted on October 2, 2020

The JCCL Program will be offering two (2) courses of last chance education prior January 1, 2021 for those that require continuing education for licensing. December 17 2018 IPC, IMC & IFGC Transition from the 2012 8 ...

Enter the Holidays with Savings

Posted on October 1, 2020

Congratulations to Gary Kerns of Gary Kerns Homebuilders for recruiting five new companies as KCHBA members in October! Gary is thrilled to now have earned a FREE ENTRY on the 2021 Spring Parade of Homes. ...

Registration Now Open: Johnson County Contracting Fall Virtual Education Seminar

Posted on September 30, 2020

Each year the Johnson County Contractor Licensing Program holds two education sessions for its membership in order to obtain the necessary hours for licensure. Registrants can sign up for classes using the Contractor Managem...

Mid-Year Updates: The Future of Housing – a “Bright Spot” in the Economy

Posted on September 28, 2020

By Paige Waltman Thank you to NBKC Bank for sponsoring this economic update. Our industry started 2020 off strong. When Covid-19 hit, the entire world had to reset its expectations and forecasts. As we begin the second ...

KCHBA’s Foundation Donates $40,500 to Local Organizations in 2020

Posted on September 24, 2020

The KCHBA’s Foundation Fund was formed as the charitable arm of the association and is committed to supporting the KC community in three main areas: education related to the construction industry, development and/or redevel...

Featured Panelist on This Week in Missouri Politics: KCHBA EO Will Ruder

Posted on September 22, 2020

On the Sept. 20 show of This Week in Missouri Politics, Scott Faughn sat down with KCHBA Executive Officer Will Ruder and Danny Pfeifer of the Catalyst Group to discuss the impact Covid-19 has had on housing in Kansas City a...

HBA 101: Discover Your Voice

Posted on September 22, 2020

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is the voice of the housing industry. As a new member of the KCHBA, we want to help you learn more about our association by answering three simple questions: ...

Forgivable PPP Loans May be Taxable in Some States

Posted on September 22, 2020

Businesses who received loans under the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) may be eligible to have that loan forgiven, which may result in unforeseen tax consequences. The federal Internal Revenue Code generally treats forgive...