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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....

New Single-Family Home Size: First Quarter 2019 Data

Posted on May 30, 2019

New single-family home size increased slightly at the start of 2019, as the market slowed. According to first quarter 2019 data from the Census Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design and NAHB analysis, median ...

Residential Permitting Gains Ground but still Lagging 2018 (April 2019)

Posted on May 29, 2019

Last month, 414 single-family permits were issued for a total of 1,242 single-family permits year-to-date in 2019, according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permi...

Volunteer Night at Veterans Community Project

Posted on May 24, 2019

Volunteer at VCP, June 27 ANYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN! The HBA YP's will be volunteering the last Thursday of every month at Veterans Community Project. We will provide pizza and beer to volunteers. Our next volunteer night ...

2019 NAHB Legislative Conference

Posted on May 16, 2019

On June 5, the Federation will be on Capitol Hill. NAHB members will meet with their congressional delegations on Capitol Hill to discuss issues of vital interest to the home building industry. The day begins with a morni...