Housing Benefit a Welcome Solution for Those in Housing Need; Addressing Housing Affordability Needs Attention Next

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA)  welcomed the announcement of the Canada Housing Benefit as part of the federal government’s National Housing Strategy.  The Strategy, whose primary focus is on those vulnerable populations most in need, addresses key social housing challenges.  Moving forward, CHBA continues to recommend that the key issues of housing affordability, especially[…]

Niagara Home Builders’ Association 2017 Award Presentations

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) President Jon Whyte paid tribute to association members for their dedicated commitment The 2017 Member of the Year was presented to DANIELLE RINALDI of Rinaldi Homes. Danielle’s infectious enthusiasm and eagerness to contribute demonstrates her dedication to the Association. Whether at the Board, Chairing the Sales and Marketing Committee,[…]

Do you know what happens when we put politics ahead of good planning and build Fewer Homes?

  WE RISK NOT BEING ABLE TO MEET REAL DEMAND Ontario’s population is projected to grow by 30.3 per cent over the next 25 years. Out-of-date zoning means we aren’t optimizing opportunities to build and meet the increased demand in urban centres.   WE REDUCE SUPPLY MAKING IT HARDER FOR PEOPLE TO AFFORD A HOME[…]

Are you BUILDING IN THE [K]NOW?

      Announcing the 2018 Housing Innovation Forum & Awards! Tickets are now on-sale. The 2018 edition of the EnerQuality Housing Innovation Forum will have a practical “the future is now” feel, bring what we know about energy-efficient, high-performance building into immediate focus with insights and best practices that will drive your business today[…]

NHBA Dinner Meeting Tuesday November 14, 2017

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) has advised the Technical Standards Safety Authority that central heating furnaces will no longer be permitted to heat buildings under construction   DO YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO? Find out more from Bruce Manwaring, Manager for Enbridge Energy who will explain what has been developed[…]

NHBA Christmas Dinner Party

All the fun will be happening Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Club Italia in Niagara Falls. Registration, Meet & Mingle is 5:30 – 6:30pm (Cash Bar) Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm At 8:15 pm  the Association Awards will be presented followed by the Program/Entertainment (Elimination Draw and more…) Big Brothers Big Sisters… new[…]

CHBA CEO Kevin Lee appears before Senate Committee on Energy to talk about Net Zero, transition to low-carbon economy – Canadian Home Builders’ Association

CHBA CEO Kevin Lee testified before the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources as part of its study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy. Over the fall the Committee will be studying the built environment, with a report due in the Spring.   Kevin’s remarks focused on[…]

OHBA Special Recognition Awards

Excerpt from OHBA Awards Presentation Event – We are taking this opportunity to applaud these individuals who have been of great service to their local association, with particular dedication to the planning of the events we are enjoying – including an unforgettable opening reception and party up close to the mighty Falls last night! These[…]

2017 Conference Opening Night at Hornblower Cruises

                               

Building a Nation – one home at a time.

At September 27, 2017 By jtaylor In Blog Email  jowi@sixstringnation.com Back in 1995 I had a dream about an instrument that would somehow house a million stories of Canada. After 11 years of research and consultation and collaboration with many others, luthier George Rizsanyi executed that vision using the materials I collected and he made it[…]