Industry Articles

Households Priced-Out by Higher House Prices and Interest Rates

Increases in house prices and interest rates clearly have an impact on housing affordability. Often, stakeholders are interested in increases due to changes in government regulation. NAHB’s “priced-out” estimates provides a convenient way of putting these changes in context. The following overview summarizes the full article on HousingEconomics.com. Price Increases NAHB’s latest estimates show that nationally, a $1,000 increase…

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DU NAHB team wins 3rd place at the IBS

A recent note from Assistant Professor at Franklin L. Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management, Eric A. Holt, Ph.D.: DU NAHB team wins 3rd place (out of 37 national teams) at the International Builders Show! Thank you to our sponsors that made the trip happen: National Housing Endowment Travel Grant, Toll Brothers, Shea…

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Chérie Talbert: The Future of the HBA Keynote

I feel greatly honored to be confirmed as the next Executive Vice Officer and CEO of the HBA of Metro Denver.  It is also a great honor to follow Jeff Whiton in this position. He is a proud homebuilder and a great leader within this industry. And, he has taken this Association from the brink, back…

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Three Builders Honored With 2018 HAP Award

The Associate Member Council of the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver recognized three outstanding Denver area home builders at the HBA’s annual general membership meeting and presented them with the industry’s esteemed 2018 HAP Awards (Homebuilder and Associates in Partnership).  More than 300 HBA members attended the general membership meeting, which was held October…

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2018 CAHB Voter Guide

Dear CAHB members, Election Day 2018 is just about a week away, with mail ballots being sent beginning Monday, October 15. As you know, there’s much at stake for homebuilders during this election. The association through its Executive Committee, Government Affairs Committee and Political Funding Committee have done quite a bit of work interviewing candidates,…

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2018 Metro Housing Coalition Voter Guide

The Metro Housing Coalition (“MHC”) Board of Directors met late last month after the candidate vetting process to decide on contributions and endorsements for counties and municipalities in this 2018 fall election cycle. The municipalities and counties were chosen based on an annual tiering process. Ballots drop 22 days prior to the election. Ballots will…

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Heidi Williams chosen as Director of Government Affairs

Heidi Williams has been hired as the Director of Government Affairs for the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver, starting in November 2018. Williams will be responsible for outreach and interaction for the HBA and its members with the counties and municipalities in the metro area. Williams is the current Mayor of Thornton and is serving the final…

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