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Arizona News
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Ducey Recognizes HBACA and Austin Electric in State of the State Address »
On Monday, January 8, Governor Doug Ducey gave his fourth State of the State Address.   During the speech, Governor...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water Is For Fighting…..Whiskey Is For Drinking »
Discussions on a number of very important water issues have continued during the fall.  As you may be aware, Governor...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water – The Debate Continues »
The Governors water discussion continues.  Although some of the larger group meetings have been placed in a holding p...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pinal County Sale Tax Increase Approved by Voters »
On Tuesday, November 7th, the voters of Pinal County considered Proposition 417 which was a half-cent sales tax increase f...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator Flake Out of Race »
Senator Jeff Flake dropped a political bombshell on Tuesday when he announced that he won’t seek re-election rather than t...

Legislative Updates
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction Defects Is a Hot Topic At the Capital! »
Three years ago, the HBACA Board directed the Association to pursue additional construction defect reform due to a recent...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Legislative Issues for the 2018 Session »
The Fifty-Third, Second Regular (2018) Legislative Session has begun. Legislative Leadership has not changed since last se...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Passes Budget in the Final Weeks of Session »
In the final weeks, the Legislature finally approved a $9.8 billion-dollar state budget on May 4th.  As expected, the...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Legislature is Adjourned for 2017! »
The 2017 Legislative session adjourned for the year on May 10th at approximately 7:30 pm.   The 2017 Legislative...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Legislative Issues for the 2017 Session »
The 53rd, First Regular Session of the Arizona Legislature will convene on January 9th, 2017. Both the House and Senate ha...

Municipal Updates
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glendale to Host Building Code Update Meeting »
The City of Glendale is in the process of adopting the 2018 Building Codes, including the International Residential Code a...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Hot Water Pipe Insulation Requirements in Phoenix »
Recently there has been some confusion between builders and inspectors related to the code requirement for hot water pipe...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gilbert and Mesa Adopt MAG Inspection Cover Sheet »
Earlier this year, the MAG Building Codes committee began a series of discussions related to the manner in which home buil...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Phoenix Issues Clarification on Lobbying Ordinance »
This week, the City of Phoenix provided some much needed clarification on its amended lobbying ordinance. Specifically, th...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PHOENIX - Lobbying Ordinance Change »
Please be aware, you may now be required to register with the City of Phoenix as a lobbyist . Earlier this year the City...

National News
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. EPA Adopts New Policy on Consent Decrees »
The United State Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has adopted a new policy regarding the handling of consent decrees...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rising Prices, Limited Labor Handcuff Housing Inventory »
Nowhere is the law of supply and demand more evident than in the housing market. Home prices recently surpassed their pre...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 NAHB Student Competition Now Open »
Entries are now open for NAHB Student Chapter members for the annual Student Competition, which takes place at the Inter...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
USCIS to Change I-9 Forms »
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Ver...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Approves up to an Additional 15,000 H-2B Visas – But That May Not Mean More Construction Workers »
As many of you may have read, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has approved the issuance of  up to  ...

Events
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAME XXXIII - “The Stars Are Out Tonight” »
The HBACA is pleased to announce our "Star" emcee, Ben Campbell from the KNIX Morning Show. This grand gala takes place on...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAME Call for Entries Deadline – February 21! »
Due to Presidents Day falling on February 19, MAME entries deadline has been changed to February 21, 2018 . Please check...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring Training – Milwaukee Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies »
The HBACA invites all members to join us on Tuesday, March 20 , for an afternoon Spring Training game featuring the Brewe...
Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The First Builder Breakfast of 2018! »
Associate members please join Steve Logan, Division President, K. Hovnanian Homes and Evelyn Petersen, CEO, VIP Homes...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sticks & Bricks’ Debut at Whirlwind Golf Club a Big Success! »
Two Full Courses and a Sold-Out Tournament The HBACA would like to thank all members (and the Valley’s beautiful weather...

General
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Win 52! »
Thank You from Home Builders Care Home Builders Care – the 501(c)3 charity sponsored by the Home Builders Association o...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply for Your Own NAHB Membership! »
Although most HBA’s are set up with corporate memberships, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) only offers me...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy Thanksgiving! »
The holiday season is here again! Beginning with Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah, Christmas and the celebration of the New Yea...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotlight: New Advertising Opportunity »
We are excited to announce that through an exciting partnership with Association Revenue Partners, we can now allow you to...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thank You for Engaging With the HBACA! »
With summer now in full swing, and many members taking much deserved vacations, the HBACA traditionally scales back on pro...

Spotlight
Wednesday, January 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CNN Mortgage: We don’t just meet expectations; we exceed them! »
Tiffany Taradash has been in the Mortgage industry since 1994 and has closed over 3000 mortgage loans totaling over $1 bil...

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