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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
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Fight Continues Down at the Arizona Capital »
The fight continues on issues important to the home building industry. We wanted to share some highlights.   W...
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...

Municipal Updates
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear Launches Impact Fee Update »
At the February 23 City Council Work Session, the Goodyear City Council heard a presentation by staff kicking off its 2018...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Queen Creek Impact Fees »
The Town of Queen Creek is in the process of updating its impact fees. Previously, the Town published its draft fees for L...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mesa to Host Development Advisory Meeting »
The City of Mesa is hosting a Development Advisory Form on Wednesday, February 28 from 7:30 to 9:00 in the Lower Council C...
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...

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
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PAC Golf Sponsorships Still Available! »
If you have not registered to golf yet, download the registration form . Sponsorships are still available, see attached...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
2018 Chairman’s Cup Golf Tournament »
Home Builders Are Under Assault in Arizona Construction Defect Lawsuits! Impact Fee Increases! Labor Shortages!...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAME XXXIII Sponsorships Available »
  MAME XXXIII, presented by V.I.P. Mortgage, Inc., takes place Saturday, April 21, at The Westin Kierland Resort &...
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...

General
Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Top Design Trends for 2018 »
At the start of each year, the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) recognizes dozens of new projects from this past year...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introducing Amazon Business for HBACA Members »
As a member of the HBACA you are also a member of NAHB and therefore have access to their benefits. NAHB members can acces...
Thursday, March 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Have you heard about the Professional Women in Building HBACA Chapter?!? »
Are you a professional woman in building who would enjoy being a member of an organization dedicated to promoting, enhanci...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 HBACA Membership Directory Mailed »
The 2018 HBACA Builder & Associate Services Directory was mailed out to the main contacts of the HBACA membership on F...
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...

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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