Working in Tandem with NAHB, Lawmakers Send a Strong Message to Commerce Secretary on Lumber Duties

Posted by on Dec 28, 2021 in News

At the behest of NAHB, 84 members of Congress this week sent a joint letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo expressing urgent concern regarding the Commerce Department’s recent decision to double tariffs on softwood lumber products from Canada. The letter also calls on the United States to resume talks with Canada to negotiate a new softwood lumber trade agreement. NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke applauded the bipartisan group of lawmakers for “taking a stand for housing and...

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Iowa City Area HBA Members Help Provide Affordable Homes to the Community

Posted by on Dec 7, 2021 in News

Homeownership. A goal to which many aspire, but often cannot attain. That’s why Greater Iowa City Area HBA members AM Management and Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity (IVHFH) are partnering to provide 10 homes for IVHFH families on Indigo Court in Southeast Iowa City. Five will be in place this year, and another five in 2022 with a November completion date. Another Iowa City Area HBA member, the Housing Trust Fund of Johnson County, provided down-payment funding assistance...

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December Builders News

Posted by on Dec 2, 2021 in News

Check out the December edition of Builders News. Learn about recent workforce development efforts, meet Young Professionals Network Co-Chair Tyesha Perry, Skogman Realty, and more.

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Simple Ways to “Green” Your Holiday Home Routine

Posted by on Dec 2, 2021 in News, Uncategorized

The holiday season is filled with gatherings, cooking, baking and plenty of cheer. With many activities taking place in your home to celebrate the end of the year, you might not realize all the extra energy being consumed. As you prepare for the holidays, consider incorporating these energy-efficient ideas. Use LED Lights. Update your traditional holiday lights to light-emitting diode bulbs known as LEDs. This energy-efficient light source will keep your home merry and...

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