Members: Group Health Insurance Available

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in News

HBA of Iowa (HBAI) offers a group health insurance plan for its members through Kunkel and Associates and Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield. There are three plans: HBAI Plan 1 has a higher deductible and a health savings account (HSA); HBAI Plan 2 has a mid-range deductible; and HBAI Plan 3 has the lowest deductible. All are in a preferred provider organization (PPO). You’ll just need to compare which plan is best for you, but it’s the best range offered...

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November Builders News

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in News, Uncategorized

Read about the Student-Built House dedication, our membership drive success and much more in the November edition of The Greater Iowa City Area HBA’s Builders News.                                          ...

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Greater Iowa City HBA Leadership Announces Mayoral and City Council Recommendations

Posted by on Oct 29, 2019 in News

Mayoral and City Council Candidates Recommended by The Greater Iowa City Area HBA Board of Directors and Legislative Committee IOWA CITY Laura Bergus Janice Weiner CORALVILLE Mayor John Lundell (unopposed) Jill Dodds Mitch Gross TIFFIN Mayor Steve Berner (unopposed) Peggy Upton Rodney Walls SOLON Mayor Steve Stange (unopposed) John Farlinger Dan O’Neil WEST BRANCH Colton Miller Jerry Sexton NORTH LIBERTY (NOTE: While there are three seats being voted on for North Liberty...

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New Home Sales Remain Stable in September

Posted by on Oct 25, 2019 in News

Sales of newly built, single-family homes decreased 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 701,000 units in September off a downwardly revised reading in August, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. On a year-to-date basis, new home sales for 2019 are 7.2 percent higher than the same period in 2018. “New home sales inched down in September, but the ongoing trend remains positive as...

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Iowa City Area Student-Built House Program Dedicates 2019 Home

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in News

The Greater Iowa City Area HBA, in partnership with Kirkwood Community College, today dedicated its 2019 Student-Built House at 2732 Farragut Lane in Iowa City. Keys were handed over to new owner Reach For Your Potential, a nonprofit organization that assists adults with disabilities. Across five months, 11 students from four high schools and one college received on-the-job training as they helped build the house under the tutelage of the Iowa City Area HBA’s Vocational...

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