My Reno App

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has launched the My Reno App, which includes information on Niagara area home renovators.  

NHBA is proud to help make a difference!

Continuing our support in the community, gifts for teens were collected for Big Brothers and Big Sisters,  at the Associations annual Christmas Dinner Party.  The Christmas Committee members delivered the donations to the Big Brothers Big Sisters office on Niagara Street to be shared with the representatives from across Niagara Region.  Our members’ generosity is[…]

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[…]

CHBA and BILD-GTA Sign Agreement to Take RenoMark® to the Next Level

On June 28th in Ottawa, CHBA and BILD-GTA signed an agreement to continue to grow the RenoMark® program and take it to the next level. With the historic signing of this agreement, CHBA and BILD-GTA commit to further collaboration to grow and strengthen the RenoMark brand across Canada, engaging the full capacity of CHBA’s Canadian[…]

What the heck is LVT, and why does everyone want it?

By Dani Gammon, A-1 Flooring Canada Kid- and pet-friendly Luxury Vinyl Tile You’ve probably heard of LVT, or Luxury Vinyl Tile – it is one of the hottest floor covering products in the marketplace and one whose appeal shows no sign of fading. This is THE floor that everyone wants in their home. So what’s[…]

Modernizing Ontario’s Construction Laws

Ontario Newsroom (Ministry of Attorney General)/May 31 – New Legislation Would Address Payment Delay and Improve Dispute Resolution Process Ontario is modernizing provincial construction laws to address key issues and improve efficiency and competitiveness for construction businesses. Attorney General Yasir Naqvi introduced legislation today that would, if passed, modernize the lien and holdback process, introduce[…]

NHBA Wall of Fame

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association is pleased to introduce the WALL OF FAME Award to recognize distinguished NHBA members, who have made outstanding and lasting contributions to enhance the success of the Association, strengthened relationships for the home building industry and supported the community. It was an honour to announce the following members inducted with the[…]

CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence – WE HAVE WINNERS!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to our members receiving awards  in the CHBA 2017 National Awards for Housing Excellence!! In the NEW HOME AWARDS category: ​Attached Homes – Under 1,500 square feet Rinaldi Homes, Niagara Falls, ON for  “Optimist Lane”   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AWARD Lucchetta Homes, Welland, ON for “The Residences At Hunters Pointe”   In the Print Ad[…]

NHBA 2017 Awards of Excellence – Category Entries Announced!!

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) is pleased to announce the Category Entries for its 2017 Awards of Excellence.   The Awards of Excellence recognize and honour our members, for achieving higher standards, use of the latest technology, techniques, architectural design and environmentally friendly products.  The Awards celebrate many aspects of the residential building industry inspirations[…]

HOUSING SECTOR CALLS ON QUEEN’S PARK TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS HOME AFFORDABILITY

“Create a task force to nail down solutions to the growing housing supply problem,” say Ontario’s housing sector experts Population growth and a strong economy in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) have created a high demand housing market where housing supply is critically low and home prices are becoming out of reach for[…]