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September 2018
The HBAV Education Foundation recently issued a grant to help support Augusta Home Builders Association promotion of the Valley Career and Technical Center. Augusta HBA produced and is airing a commercial encouraging youth to consider a career in building trades and to enroll with Valley Career and Technical Center. To view the commercial, Click Here. The HBAV Education Foundation is a 501C-3 Non-Profit and all contributions are 100% tax deductible. Click Here for more information.
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HBAV Insurance Agency is expanding! HBAV members who do business with HBAV Insurance Agency are supporting the home building industry and your association. HBAV Insurance fuels the HBAV Advocacy engine! We offer all business insurance lines as well as Employee Benefits. Click Here to contact us for more information.
LAST CALL to Promote your business in the HBAV Annual Report, Online Buyer’s Guide & Free Association App
Advertising space is now available in the 2018/2019 HBAV Annual Report & Membership Directory and the NEW Industry Online Buyer’s Guide Website and Association App. The Association App is free and will be available in the Apple Store and Google Play. Rates start as low as $449 and enhanced member listings start as low as $69.
To view the ad rates and reserve your space, Click HERE or email Mitchell at
New Member Discounts from NAHB
Don't leave money on the table! NAHB has added Capital One and Amazon Business to their list of member discounts. Discounts also include General Motors and Lowe's! To review the complete list of member discounts, CLICK HERE.
Government and Regulatory Affairs
HBAV Legislative Committee
The HBAV Legislative Committee held its first meeting of the 2019 HBAV Fiscal Year on Wednesday, August 8th and will hold its second meeting on September 5th. Legislative Committee Members are working to develop HBAV's 2019 General Assembly Legislative Agenda. The HBAV Legislative Committee is comprised of HBAV members appointed from the 15 local associations in Virginia. Local Associations recommendations will be reviewed by the HBAV Legislative Committee at their meeting on September 5.
Building and Fire Prevention Code Update
The 2015 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code has been approved with an effective date of September 4, 2018. A one-year grace period is in effect that allows permit applicants to choose between the 2012 or the 2015 codes. Click here for the 2015 regulations. A Code Change Training schedule has been released and can be accessed by clicking here . The final vote to consider adoption of the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code will take place on Friday, September 7th.
Since the General Assembly adjourned in mid March, HBAV has attended 74 fundraisers for members and candidates of the General Assembly that are pro- housing. The HBAV Build-PAC is the vehicle that allows members to financially support the HBAV legislative efforts by supporting candidates for office that are pro-housing. Please consider a contribution to the HBAV Build- PAC. Your contribution will allow the HBAV legislative team to have your voices heard and support candidates that are supporting our industry. Click the link below to support pro-housing candidates! Every dollar helps!
Membership Survey:
HBAV is conducting a quick survey of where our members are doing most of their business.   Please consider taking two minutes to fill out the survey by clicking here  . It's very simple: enter your contact information and type of business, then select the localities where you or your firm are doing business. This survey will allow us to quickly contact our members in specific areas to solicit feedback on proposed legislation, regulation. You can click here to complete the survey!
HBAV Events
Koebig Classic Golf Tournament
Benefiting BUILD PAC
What: 15th Annual HBAV Koebig Classic Golf Tournament
When: Wendesday, October 17, 2018
Why: To support NAHB and HBAV Build PAC
Team Sponsorship: $800 - Click HERE
All Sponsorship Opportunities: Click HERE
2019 HBAV Keystone Club
 HBAV allows firms the opportunity to market their services to members through sponsorships of HBAV programs. This tremendous support allows HBAV to provide additional educational opportunities, improved business networking events, and greater advocacy for our members. HBAV is now accepting 2019 Keystone Club Memberships. Click Here to view the HBAV Sponsorship Opportunities and consider being a member of the HBAV Keystone Club!
Thank you for your loyalty and your support of HBAV.

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Richmond, VA. 23219