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Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on Administration’s Refusal to Act on Lumber Tariffs

Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Savannah, Ga., issued the following statement after Reuters reported that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the Biden administration will not cut tariffs on Canadian lumber to fight inflation: “NAHB is extremely disappointed that the Biden administration is…

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The HBA Advocate Newsletter | June 7, 2022

June 7, 2022 New Local Economic Impact Reports on the homebuilding industry in the Denver Metropolitan Area now available Homebuilding generates substantial local economic activity, including new income and jobs for residents, and additional revenue for local governments. The National Association of Home Builders, in partnership with the HBA of Metro Denver has developed two…

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Capitol Closeup May 25, 2022

  2022 General Assembly Session Ends; CAHB Calling on Gov. Polis to Veto Bill; Primaries Set for June The Colorado General Assembly concluded the second session of the 73rd General Assembly on May 11, and it was definitely a very active session for the Colorado Association of Homebuilders and our industry. In total, 239 bills…

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Local Economic Impact of Home Building – from NAHB

New Local Economic Impact Reports on the home building industry in the Denver Metropolitan Area now available Home building generates substantial local economic activity, including new income and jobs for residents, and additional revenue for local governments. The National Association of Home Builders, in partnership with the HBA of Metro Denver has developed two reports…

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The HBA Advocate Newsletter | May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022 Commerce City Council Reconsiders Update to Model Service Plans Governing Metropolitan Districts On Monday, May 3, the Commerce City Council revisited an updated proposal from 2021 to update its model service plan governing metro districts. While the HBA knew an updated draft ordinance was under consideration, we only received an updated copy…

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More than 10,000 NAHB Members Send Letter to Biden Warning of Housing Crisis

More than 10,000 NAHB members from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico sent a letter to President Biden on April 27 calling on the White House to take immediate action as the growing housing affordability crisis is pushing the housing market to an inflection point that threatens to derail the current…

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ACTION NEEDED on HB22-1363: Contact Your Legislator

Oops!  Looking for Bricks & Sticks Pictures?  Sorry about that!  Click Here   Action Needed on HB22-1363: Contact Your Legislator! HB22-1363 will be heard in the House Transportation and Local Government Committee this afternoon.  Contact your legislators now, urge them to vote NO!   The provisions within this legislation will impede Colorado’s ability to provide…

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The HBA Advocate Newsletter | April 5, 2022

April 5, 2022 Commerce City Council Reconsiders HOA requirement for Residential Development On Tuesday, April 29, the Commerce City Council considered a draft ordinance that would require all new residential development within the municipality to establish a home owners association (HOA). While the related staff memo provided a general overview of what a potential ordinance…

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Good Company: Ted Leighty

Voice of homebuilders in a challenging time March 24, 2022 by  Mike Taylor, ColoradoBiz Ted Leighty has been CEO of the Colorado Association of Homebuilders (CAHB) since 2017 as well as CEO of the Homebuilders Association of Metro Denver since late 2020. The CAHB has 10 local builder associations across Colorado and a statewide membership of nearly 2,000, representing 40,000…

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HBA Advocate Newsletter | March 1, 2022

March 1, 2022   City of Aurora Implements Red Tape Reduction Committee The Aurora City Council has established an ad hoc Red Tape Roundup Committee in an effort to streamline and improve business processes within the municipality. While the HBA is encouraging all of our members to participate in the committee process and provide feedback,…

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