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ARE YOU A CONTRACTOR, REMODELER OR WORK IN THE HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY?
 




CALLING ALL REMODELERS!!



REMODELERS, 
GET THE CREDIT YOU DESERVE!!

Louisiana Home Builders Association Remodelers Council is hosting the 2016 Louisiana Remodeling Excellence Awards (LREA) for projects completed between May 1, 2015 and October 1, 2016. Winners will be announced on  January 26, 2017 at the LHBA Installation and Awards Banquet. 
 
All remodeling contractors, builders, kitchen & bath specialists, and other remodeling professionals properly licensed in the State of Louisiana may submit projects. Contact  Jeannie@LHBA.org or Stephanie@LHBA.org  f or entry packet information.

Deadline to submit entries is November 1, 2016.
 
 
MOISTURE LEVELS AFTER FLOODING

It could take weeks for a home to dry out after a flood! Don't close up the walls too soon!

According to FEMA, failure to allow adequate drying prior to reconstruction can trap moisture in the building, which can cause structural damage and potential health problems.

Member Rebate Program - Q1'16 Claim Deadline Extension
 



Don't Leave Money On The Table!



Builder & Remodeler members can claim for any completed
residential addresses from January - June 2016 that
used any of our 50+ Manufacturer brands.

The deadline to submit has been extended to September 2nd. 

 


Building permit fees have been waived by many of the local building permit offices. The fee waiver is ONLY valid for flooded homes. You may be required to provide your FEMA or insurance claim number for verification purposes. Most of the permit offices have their forms available to print online. To expedite the permit process, please fill out the forms before arriving at their office.

*EBR 225-389-3226 Fees Waived
*Denham Springs 225-665-8121 Fees Waived
*Central 225-262-5000 Fees Waived
*Ascension 225-450-1002 *ONLY electrical permit fees waived
*Livingston Parish 225-686-3021 Fees Waived
*Zachary 225-654-6873 Fees Waived
*Hammond 985-277-5639 Fees Waved
*Lafayette 337-291-8200 Fees Waived
*Baker - Unconfirmed
*St Helena - 225-222-3266 Fees Waived

Call the permit office in your area for the latest information on permit requirements, waivers and fees.

IT'S TIME TO BOOK YOUR ROOM!!
Block Deadline: September 21 
 
LHBA Fall Board of Directors
Renaissance Arts Hotel
New Orleans, LA
October 12-14


LHBA Block Room Rate $189
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR STAY 
(504) 613-2330
  
There will be a BUILD PAC Fundraiser at Fulton Alley! Stay tuned for more info!

LHBA 2016 Fall Board of Directors Schedule:

 Wednesday, October 12th
4:00 - Executive Officers Meeting
6:00 - Early Bird Reception
 
Thursday, October 13th
7:30 - Senior Officer Breakfast
7:30- Past Associate VP Breakfast
8:30 - Remodelers Council
8:30 - Associates Council
10:00 - Membership Committee
11:00 - Legal Housing Task Force
11:00 - Energy & Codes
1:00 - Public Relations
1:00 - PAC
2:00 - Education
2:30 - Legislative Committee
4:00 - President's Council
6-8:00 - BUILD PAC Fundraiser - Fulton Alley -
Cigars, Wine & Whiskey
 
Friday, October 14th
7:30 - Past Presidents Breakfast -
7:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 - Board of Directors Meeting
  

BUILD-PAC'S NEW "FAIR SHARE" PROGRAM

BUILD-PAC's new Fair Share campaign is the easiest way to get involved in the political process. We are asking every member to do their Fair Share for the housing industry by contributing just $25 to BUILD-PAC during the 2015-2016 election cycle.


What would happen if every NAHB member did their Fair Share? 
If every member does their Fair Share and invests a minimum of $25, then BUILD-PAC will be a $3.5 Million PAC. This would allow BUILD-PAC and housing to have an even greater impact in the 2016 elections. 

What is my Fair Share going toward? 
Your contribution helps elect pro-housing, pro-business candidates who will support our issues and fight for housing in Congress.

How can I help with the Fair Share campaign? 
Please help your state meet its goal. During your state and local meetings back home, ask your peers to do their Fair Share for housing by contributing just $25 to BUILD-PAC in this election cycle. If every member does their Fair Share, then BUILD-PAC's voice will be LOUDER and STRONGER than ever before.

Questions? For more information contact BUILD-PAC staff. 
Meghan Everngam, Assistant Vice President | (202) 266-8259 | MEverngam@nahb.org Sofia Fox, Fundraising Manager | (202) 266-8248 | SFox@nahb.org Sashia Moore | (202) 266-8114 | SMMoore@nahb.org NAHB.org/buildpac 


Continuing
Education
Credit Opportunities
 
 
Residential Builders must earn 6 CEU credits each year, even with a multi-year license.



Acadian HBA
Sept 21 - Builder Ed Seminars - 3 Classes in 1 Day:
  • "HVAC Overview: EPA & Industry Regulations, Insulation & More" feat. Butcher Distributors, 9-11a (2 CEUs)
  • "Special Subcontractor Licensing Rule" feat. LA State Licensing Board for Contractors, 11a-Noon (1 CEU)
  • "Building Codes Update & Review Plus Enforcement" feat. Lafayette Codes Department, 1-4p (3 CEUs) 
Northshore HBA 
Sept 8 - DiSCStyle Class 9am-11am
Northshore HBA Office, 28603 Krentel Rd., Lacombe [map]
Cost:  $45 for HBA members (and their staff/co-workers) and $60 for non-members.
RSVP:  Call 985-882-5002
Space is limited so reserve your spot today!

Southeast LA HBA 
Sept 7 - 11 AM-1 PM
Lunch & Learn
   
Online Permit Application Process
Guest Speaker:  Chris Pulaski director of Planning & Zoning of Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government
Register by:
  • phone at (985) 868-4725
  • mail registration form SLHBA, 147 Capital Blvd., Ste A, Houma, LA 70360
  • fax registration form (985) 222-2612
  • email registration form to slhba@att.net 
 

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL ASSOCIATION FOR UPCOMING COURSES
UPCOMING LOCAL ASSOCIATION EVENTS


Acadian Home Builders Association
Sept 13 - General Membership Luncheon, 11:30a, River Oaks Event Center
Sept 19 - AHBA's Annual Doug Ashy Sr. Golf Tournament, 9:30a, Oakbourne Country Club

Capital Region Builders Association
Sept 23 - Golf Tournament @ Copper Mill

HBA of Greater New Orleans
Oct 20 - Fall Golf Tournament @ Audubon Park Golf Course
  Nov 11 - 2017 Board of Directors Installation Ceremony @ Houmas House
  Nov 16 - FREE Sales Training, 8:30am @ HBA Office, 2424 N. Arnoult Road, Metairie

Northeast LA HBA 
Sept 15 -  Associate Appreciation Fish Fry, Ouachita Parish Rifle Range Multipurpose Building, West Monroe, 6:00 pm
Oct 17 -  Election of Officers & Spike Appreciation, Warehouse #1 Restaurant, 1 Olive Street, Monroe LA 6:00 pm
Dec 8 - Christmas Party, Installation Banquet & Auction, Bayou Landing, 7805 DeSiard St, Monroe, LA 6:30 pm
 
 
Northshore HBA
Sept 6 - General Membership Meeting 5:30pm at Trey Yuen, Hammond

HBA of Northwest LA 
Sept 6 - House for Hope Ribbon Cutting
Sept 30 - House for Hope Early Bird Drawing
Oct 3 - Golf Tournament, Southern Trace Country Club
Oct 20 - Casino Night, Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club
Oct 29 - Kitchen Tour

Southeastern LA HBA
Sept 23 - Annual Golf Tournament 9:00 AM Tee Time
LaTour Golf Club
300 LaTour Blvd., Mathews
  •          $500 a team for a 4 person team.
  •          $20 a person for Mulligan Package
  •          Deadline to register is September 23rd.
Many Sponsorship Opportunities are available.
For More information call (985) 413-7422 Or  (985) 868-4725
Or visit our website at.  www.selhba.org/swing-into-spring



 


LHBA Events
 
LHBA Executive Committee
September 13  
 
LHBA Fall Board of Directors
October 12-14 
Renaissance Arts Hotel New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

LHBA Executive Committee
December 15

NAHB IBS 
Orlando, FL
January 9-12

LHBA Installation & Awards Banquet 
and Board of Directors 
January 25-27

LHBA Executive Committee 
March 30

LHBA Board of Directors & Legislative Day 
May 9-11

NAHB Midyear Meeting 
Washington DC
June 13-17

LHBA Executive Committee 
June 22

LHBA Summer Board of Directors 
Pensacola, Florida
August 2-4


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If you are not a member with us or you have subcontractors that maybe interested, contact Home Builders SIF for more details. 1.877.LHBASIF (1.877.542.2743)
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New Homes
Find and list new homes now using our New Homes Directory linked to our website  Click Here!  
Do Business with Members!!!
LHBA Buyer's Guide
 
 
As an NAHB benefit, members have access to discounts and savings opportunities offered by many top companies  


THANK YOU TO OUR 2016 
Ambassador Sponsor of the Month:




LHBA MISSION STATEMENT
Our goal is to provide Louisiana with quality housing that is safe and affordable.

The Louisiana Home Builders Association is comprised of Builders & Associate members which:

  • Represents the homebuilding industry before state & regulatory bodies
  • Serves as the chief advocate of private property rights

  • Educates the general public as to the advantages of utilizing licensed builders

  • Promotes professionalism in the homebuilding industry

  • Promotes economic development & quality of life in Louisiana

Membership Benefits and Rebates 
GET REBATES FROM SUPPLIES YOU ALREADY USE!

  As an LHBA member, you can be putting money back into your pocket with our NEW and EXCITING LHBA Member Rebate Program!  It's very simple to sign up, but to collect the rebates you've earned in 2012, you MUST sign up before February 20th!
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2016
LHBA Senior Officers

Jim Fine,
President

Conrad Blanchard,
1st Vice President

Nick Castjohn,
2nd Vice President

Curtis Loftin,
3rd Vice President

April Becquet,
Associate VP

Ray Kothe,
NAHB Representative

Peter Young,
Immediate Past
President 

Contact Information

Stephanie Reid

 
Public Relations & Communications

Louisiana Home Builders Association

 
660 Laurel Street
Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

stephanie@ LHBA.org

(225) 387-2714

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