Even after a massive reduction in their corporate tax rate, some utility companies are interpreting a little-known tax change in a way that is forcing developers to substantially increase what they pay for contributions in aid of construction (CIACs). Read more on NAHB’s blog!
A New England builder recently got an unwelcome surprise when he opened an email from the company that supplies the white cedar shingles for some of the homes he’s building. The shingles are subject to an immediate 20.8% duty, or an additional cost of $1,400 per unit for the 12 homes planned for construction. Read…
The Home Depot Foundation announced yesterday a $50 million commitment to partner with HBI to train 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years. Read more on NAHB’s blog!
Despite eight decades and a multi-generation divide, prospective home buyers in 1938 expressed preferences for many of the same features and amenities favored by today’s home buyers. MORE STORAGE is key. Read more on NAHB’s blog!
The DCBDA is an association of local developers, builders, subcontractors and associate members that are dedicated to the building industry and the community we all call home. Having just recently being chartered to the National Home Builders Association (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Illinois (HBAI) we are empowered to offer more reasons to join us in promoting the industry. Our membership is growing into an excellent team. And it is led by an outstanding Board of Directors.