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EPA Seeks to Revise Definition of Waters of the U.S.

Posted on June 17, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Army (the agencies) have announced their intent to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). EPA Administrator Michael Regan say...

Consumer Prices Rising at Fastest Pace in a Decade

Posted on June 17, 2021

Consumer prices continued to rise in May, supported by increases in housing costs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.6% in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, fol...

Cornhole Boards for Sale

Posted on June 8, 2021

The KCHBA Young Professionals have constructed 10 themed sets of cornhole boards to be auctioned off at the KCHBA Associates Council Scramble Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the sales of the boards will benefit th...

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. ...