How the Response to COVID-19 Will Affect the Housing Industry

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An Update from the Asheville HBA & NAHB As America responds to the novel corona­virus, COVID-19, and practices social dis­tancing to control its spread, the National Association of Home Builders is working hard to help its members respond to the … Continued

A Message From NCHBA Executive Vice President Mike Carpenter

Governor Does Not Plan To Restrict Home Building In Latest Executive Order Today, Governor Roy Cooper held a briefing and plans to issue an Executive Order which includes more restrictions both on our citizens and certain businesses as a result … Continued

HBI Launches Complimentary Online Learning Alternatives

HBI is pleased to announce complimentary access to online learning alternatives to Home Builder Associations (HBAs) through May 1 in response to increasing K-12 requests across the nation. The Flexible Instruction Day (FID) material does not require textbooks or workbooks … Continued

Congress Approves Coronavirus Response Act Requiring Employer-Paid Sick and Medical Leave

This post was updated on Wednesday, March 18 by NAHB. By a vote of 90-8, the Senate on March 18 approved H.R. 6201, the Family First Coronavirus Response Act. The bill will guarantee free coronavirus testing, establish paid leave for … Continued

City of Asheville Residential Permitting Guide

Our April Advanced Contractor Education (ACE) Class featured the City of Asheville’s Development Services Department (DSD) presenting on New Tools and Best Practices for Residential Permit Applications through their new Development Portal. This is a part of the new City … Continued

Construction Career Day Recap

The AHBA participated in Construction Career Day on March  27th in collaboration with the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board and Carolinas Association of General Contractors. Alongside 30+ participating companies, the  AHBA shared local construction career opportunities and showed students what … Continued

March Madness is Back!

Selection Sunday was yesterday for the NCAA Basketball Tournament, which means March Madness Brackets are available! This also means the AHBA March Madness Bracket Challenge, presented by the AHBA Workforce Development Committee, is back for its 2nd year! Participating in … Continued

Now Open: Request for Presenters for 2019 A.C.E. Series

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The Asheville Home Builders Association is proud to offer quality educational resources for all active members.  The Advanced Contractor Education Series or “ACE” offers at least 8 one-hour courses throughout the year covering the areas of business strategies, new technologies, … Continued