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A Weekly Economic Update from NAHB’s Chief Economist

Posted on April 6, 2020

NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz provides analysis on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic: The pace of job losses from the imposition of social distancing is accelerating. New jobless claims expanded from 3.3 million las...

2020 Spring Parade of Homes Is Postponed

Posted on April 4, 2020

The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (KCHBA) is committed to doing its part to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and the health and safety of our members, employees, and neighbors from across the Kans...

Building Business News April 2020

Posted on April 3, 2020

Read about the challenges the industry is facing as a result of COVID-19. Also, learn how the coronavirus could affect OSHA compliance. Click here to read more....

FAQs for Those Seeking Small Business Loans Under New Stimulus Law

Posted on April 1, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act expands the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) loan program to include nearly $350 billion for a small business program called the Payroll Protection Pro...

2020 Spring Parade of Homes

Posted on March 30, 2020

The Spring Parade of Homes, sponsored by Mike Bryant Heating & Cooling, returns to Kansas City June 13-28, 2020 and will feature over 375 homes in six counties across the metropolitan area. The Parade features homes by ...

Artisan Home Tour

Posted on March 30, 2020

August 2020 The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City is proud to present the Artisan Home Tour, a showcase of Kansas City’s finest custom home builders and the unique and impeccable qualities of their one-of-a-...

COVID-19 Updates: Federal, State Announcements

Posted on March 30, 2020

To our members: As part of KCHBA's efforts to provide our members with the latest information related to COVID-19, I wanted to share two recent announcements. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has issued Executive Order 20-16...

FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums

Posted on March 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be extending the grace period to renew flood insurance policies under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) from 30 days to 120 days. ...

DHS Designates Residential Construction as “Essential Infrastructure Business”

Posted on March 30, 2020

In a critical win for NAHB and the residential construction sector, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated construction of single-family and multifamily housing as an “Essential Infrastructure Business.”...

NAHB Chief Economist Provides Economic Update on Impact of COVID-19

Posted on March 27, 2020

The latest weekly economic analysis on the impact of the coronavirus from NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz: Despite the strong start during the first two months of the year, incoming data are now showing the negative effe...