HBAFlash
Weekly Association Update: June 1, 2018
Join your fellow HBAF members on the links!
August 16, 2018
Gates Four Golf & Country Club

Player fees include: cart, driving range, breakfast, lunch, drinks, beer, snacks, raffle, hole in one prizes, prizes for top 3 teams with lowest gross score, prize for 1st place team with lowest net score

It's not too late to support the 2018 Idea House project!
Dirt to Door Education at the Idea House-July 13
Dirt to Door: Realtor New Home Education (2 available) $1218
  • Realtor Luncheon presented by your company
  • Opportunity to speak at the luncheon and give out promotional items
  • Logo on evites sent to Realtors and on HBAF calendar of events
  • Name listed on Idea House website

Preview Party-July 10
Event Partner (2 available) $1,018
  • Preview Party presented by your company
  • Logo on invitations and on HBAF calendar of events
  • Logo on event sign
  • Opportunity to speak at the event
  • Name listed on Idea House website
Project Supporter $218
  • Name listed on Idea House website
BANKING REGULATORY RELIEF BILL CLEARS CONGRESS, WILL HELP EASE TIGHT CREDIT CONDITIONS
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The House today approved bipartisan legislation  passed by the Senate in March  that will roll back some of the Dodd-Frank rules on banks that are hampering the momentum of the housing industry.
S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, will eliminate some of the barriers to credit availability and support a stronger, more robust recovery of the housing and mortgage markets.
It should be noted that in the current era of hyperpartisanship on Capitol Hill, both the House and Senate bills were approved with bipartisan support. President Trump is expected to sign the measure into law shortly.
Prior to the House vote, NAHB sent a letter to the full House designating support of S. 2155 as a “key vote” for the housing industry.
“NAHB is pleased that the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act contains critical reform elements that would help to alleviate the tight credit conditions that are keeping more buyers on the sidelines even as the housing market strengthens,” the letter stated.
The message to lawmakers specifically commended the provisions in S. 2155 that pertain to regulatory relief for community financial institutions.
“Community banks are the most common source of lending for home construction and are key providers of home mortgage loans, including mortgages for first-time home buyers and consumers in rural communities and other underserved market segments,” the letter said. “With regulatory pressures on community banks still impacting the cost and availability of construction and mortgage credit, there cannot be a sustainable housing recovery without bipartisan congressional action on these critical issues.”
For more information, contact  Scott Meyer  at 800-368-5242 x8144.
NCHBA STARS AWARDS-ENTER TODAY!
The STARS Awards honor the achievements of builders, remodelers, interior designers, landscape architects, marketing and advertising professionals, as well as local HBAs. Do you deserve to be recognized as one of the best in North Carolina's home building industry? Click below for more information about categories and submission guidelines and mark your calendar for the gala on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

10th Annual Community Appearance Awards Program 2018
The Commission needs your help in identifying properties in Cumberland County that are improving the appearance of our community. Please nominate a property for recognition.
After reviewing all properties that are nominated, the Commission will recognize the best properties at an awards ceremony to be held in August.  Nomination due June 1 .

Award Categories
Nominations are invited in the following award categories:
  1. Best Existing Single-Family Residential Property
  2. Best New Single-Family Residential Property
  3. Best Existing Multi-Family Residential Property
  4. Best New Multi-Family Residential Property
  5. Best Existing Non-Residential Property
  6. Best New Non-Residential Property
  7. Best Revitalization of a Residential Property
  8. Best Revitalization of a Non-Residential Property
  9. Best Housing Development or Neighborhood
  10. Best Residential Landscaping Project
  11. Best Non-Residential Landscaping Project
  12. Best Green Project
  13. Best Restoration of a Historical Residential Property
  14. Best Restoration of a Historical Non-Residential Property
  15. Best Neighborhood Entrance/Community Gateway

Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP)
June 12 & 13, 2018
8:30AM – 5:00PM
HBA of Raleigh-Wake County
5580 Centerview Dr., #115
Raleigh, NC 27606

NAHB Member*: $400
Non-member: $500

Includes student materials, lunch, and snacks
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CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT 
Candidates seeking endorsement:
The HBAF Build PAC Committee is accepting applications for candidate endorsement. Applications can only be submitted through the HBAF website. Please forward this information to local candidates.


Political races that may be considered for endorsement:
City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, Town of Hope Mills, Town of Spring Lake, Hoke County, City of Raeford and NC General Assembly 


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June 12
Governmental Affairs Committee
9:00 am

June 14
Delegate Crew
9:00 am