HBA NEWS

After spending a significant amount of time at home during winter months, spring is a refreshing change of pace. But the change in seasons also ushers in changing weather patterns. Meteorological experts predict an active and early storm season this year. Storm activity can place your family and home at risk if you’re not prepared. […]

Sign up for the Energy Blitz has started! The event is a collaboration between the City of Iowa City and Johnson Clean Energy District to commemorate April’s Earth Day. Who:  Anyone is welcome to volunteer! You will need your own transportation. High School students are eligible to earn Silver Cord volunteer hours for participating. Everyone […]

The April Builders News newsletter is now available. April is new homes month! Meet board member Jennie Wunderlich and read about the June Parade of Homes and Remodelers Parade, how the Home Show went and upcoming events. April Newsletter Link

Fifty percent of the newly-formed 12-member City of Iowa City Affordable Housing Committee are Iowa City Area HBA members. They are: Jessica Andino, Andino Construction Simon Andrew, The Housing Fellowship Heath Brewer, Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity Ellen McCabe, Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County Melissa Schooley, Great Western Bank Mark Signs, Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors Neighborhood […]

In today’s changing housing market, potential home owners have more questions than ever. How do I know if my builder or remodeler is the best one for the job? How do I choose a home sales professional that I am confident has my best interests in mind? How can I modify my home so I can continue living […]

Grace Mestad has been active in the Greater Iowa City Area HBA for one year and is the 2021 Women’s Council co-chair. Grace works at PSC Distribution/Studio H2O, joining the team in 2019 as director of marketing. Her responsibilities include skillfully creating social media, blog and e-marketing content. Grace also serves on The Iowa City […]

It’s Women in Construction Week! We are proud of all female Iowa City Area HBA members and celebrate specifically this week those who wear a hard hat. The women pictured below represent a sampling of those members. Thank you for paving the way for future women in construction.

Check out the March edition of Builders News. Meet board member Andy Hodge of Hodge Construction, learn about the NAHB professional designations program, find out which members were 2020 Locals Love Us winners and more. March Newsletter Link    

The City of Iowa City is seeking specific examples from Iowa City Area HBA members about what drives up costs to develop land and build a home in Iowa City.   Currently, 93 home owners are priced out of being able to purchase a home for every $1,000 increase. Examples may include: Delay Costs (e.g. […]

The Iowa City Area HBA Parade of Homes & Remodelers Parade Application Deadline has been extended to Sunday, Feb. 28! Builders and Remodelers: Showcase your work and that of your subcontractors and gain publicity and business by entering. Dates for the 2021 Parade of Homes are:  June 12 and 13 June 15 and 17 June […]