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Margaritaville – Local PAC Event

Posted on May 3, 2021

Did you know that the KCHBA has a local Political Action Committee (HBA-PAC)? The HBA’s Political Action Committee, HBA-PAC, enables members to strengthen their civic involvement by helping to elect pro-housing candidates a...

KCHBA’s Grassroots Efforts on Lumber Prices Recognized by NAHB

Posted on April 30, 2021

NAHB recently recognized KCHBA on its NAHB Now blog for our association's efforts to bring awareness to the lumber crisis. “NAHB grassroots also is actively engaged in this effort," the blog states. "Members of the H...

41 Action News Features Parade, Bickimer Homes

Posted on April 23, 2021

KC's local NBC affiliate, 41 Action News, recently featured the upcoming Parade of Homes and home #120 built by Bickimer Homes. Click below to watch! ...

Single-Family Builders: Tell NAHB How Rising Costs Are Impacting Your Bottom Line

Posted on April 23, 2021

Builders’ bottom lines across the country are being squeezed by rising material, labor and land costs. NAHB’s Economics team is in the process of measuring the impact of increased costs on builders’ profitability. And w...

Bidding Opens on Saturday: Parade of Playhouses

Posted on April 22, 2021

Eight playhouses in total will be auctioned off to the highest bidders. Proceeds will benefit Habitat for Humanity KC. View the playhouses in person at NEBRASKA FURNITURE MART between April 24 and May 2. Bidding Op...

NAHB Identifies Top Features and Design Trends for 2021 in the Wake of COVID-19

Posted on April 19, 2021

After declining for four years, a number of key trends — including the average size of the home and the number of bedrooms and bathrooms — reversed course in 2020 as a result of shifting buyer preferences in the wake of C...

2021 KC MADE Winners

Posted on April 12, 2021

2021 KC MADE Winners Award Program Grant Prize 1st Place Overall Andrew T. - Project #7 Liberty High School $1,000 DeWalt 3-Tool Woodworking Kit with Site-Ready Storage 2nd Place Overall Patric...

41 Actions News Highlights KCHBA’s KC MADE Competition

Posted on April 12, 2021

Reporter Charlie Keegan of 41 Action News visited KC MADE to check out the students' projects and learn more about how the competition is assisting those students in finding a career in the skilled trades. Here are couple of ...

Building Business News April 2021

Posted on April 6, 2021

Cover Story: Spring Parade of Homes Begins April 24 The Spring Parade of Homes returns to Kansas City April 24-May 9 and will feature 255 homes built by 98 home builders in eight counties across the Kansas City metropolit...

KCHBA Featured in Business View Magazine

Posted on April 5, 2021

KCHBA is featured in the April issue of Business View magazine. Kansas City's unique builder market, geographical position and KCHBA's advocacy are just a few of the topics discussed. Click here to read...