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Lunch with NAHB Economist Elliot Eisenberg

Posted on February 28, 2012

Elliot Eisenberg, NAHB Economist March 1, 2012 Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., the Senior Economist for NAHB, will be our featured speaker at a special lunch, 11:30 a.m. at the HBA. Dr. Eisenberg is a frequent speaker on hous...

Tom Woods Elected to Leadership of NAHB

Posted on February 14, 2012

Tom Woods at NAHB Board Meeting Congratulations to Tom Woods on being the first HBA member elected to NAHB’s Executive Board at IBS last week.  Tom will serve as Chair in 2015.  With homeownership under attack, a m...

Fed Chairman Addressed Open Board Session at IBS

Posted on February 13, 2012

HBA members who attended the 2012 International Builders’ Show had the opportunity to hear Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke address a special session of the Board of Directors meeting, February 10.  The HBA wants t...

Kansas Area Council Lunch: Solar – the Alternative Energy

Posted on February 13, 2012

Learn about solar energy, Tuesday, February 14, 11:30 a.m., during the Kansas Area Council Lunch at the HBA.  Susan Brown from Brightergy will discuss the latest trends in solar energy, the latest on financials and incentive...

Building Business News – February 2012

Posted on February 13, 2012

Read the February 2012 issue here … ...

NAHB International Builders’ Show

Posted on February 1, 2012

IBS takes place February 7-11 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida.  This NAHB event is the the largest residential building industry trade show in the world. With the most residential construction pros ...

Housing Finishes 2011 with 6 Percent Gain Over 2010

Posted on January 30, 2012

Multi-family housing units helped boost the overall residential permit statistics to higher territory in 2011 according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Sta...

Housing Finishes 2011 with 6 Percent Gain Over 2010

Posted on January 30, 2012

Multi-family housing units helped boost the overall residential permit statistics to higher territory in 2011 according to the Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City’s (HBA) monthly Residential Building Permit Sta...

HBA Foundation Fund Makes Grants

Posted on January 11, 2012

The advisory board for the HBA Foundation Fund approved the following 2011 grants based on requests from the Board of Directors. Buzz Dulaney, HBA Foundation Fund Trustee, presents grant to Michael Snodgrass, Builders Deve...

Government Affairs Establishes Legislative Agendas

Posted on January 9, 2012

With Kansas and Missouri state legislators returning to work this month, the HBA Government Affairs Committee Steven Cowen, Staff Vice President for Government Affairs, and Mike Brown, Government Affairs Committee Chai...