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Arizona News
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water Is For Fighting…..Whiskey Is For Drinking »
Discussions on a number of very important water issues have continued during the fall.  As you may be aware, Governor...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water – The Debate Continues »
The Governors water discussion continues.  Although some of the larger group meetings have been placed in a holding p...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pinal County Sale Tax Increase Approved by Voters »
On Tuesday, November 7th, the voters of Pinal County considered Proposition 417 which was a half-cent sales tax increase f...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senator Flake Out of Race »
Senator Jeff Flake dropped a political bombshell on Tuesday when he announced that he won’t seek re-election rather than t...
Monday, October 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
It Is Never Too Early to Think About Elections »
It seems like just weeks ago we had one of the most contentious elections in the history of our country. But it is never t...

Legislative Updates
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Passes Budget in the Final Weeks of Session »
In the final weeks, the Legislature finally approved a $9.8 billion-dollar state budget on May 4th.  As expected, the...
Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Legislature is Adjourned for 2017! »
The 2017 Legislative session adjourned for the year on May 10th at approximately 7:30 pm.   The 2017 Legislative...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
HBACA Legislative Issues for the 2017 Session »
The 53rd, First Regular Session of the Arizona Legislature will convene on January 9th, 2017. Both the House and Senate ha...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arizona Legislature Elects New Legislative Leadership »
After the election on November 8, it is the tradition of Arizona Legislature to meet to elect new Legislative Leadership f...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ballot Questions for the November Election »
This November 8 there are a number of issues on the ballot. As you are probably aware, Arizona has the initiative process...

Municipal Updates
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Hot Water Pipe Insulation Requirements in Phoenix »
Recently there has been some confusion between builders and inspectors related to the code requirement for hot water pipe...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gilbert and Mesa Adopt MAG Inspection Cover Sheet »
Earlier this year, the MAG Building Codes committee began a series of discussions related to the manner in which home buil...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Phoenix Issues Clarification on Lobbying Ordinance »
This week, the City of Phoenix provided some much needed clarification on its amended lobbying ordinance. Specifically, th...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PHOENIX - Lobbying Ordinance Change »
Please be aware, you may now be required to register with the City of Phoenix as a lobbyist . Earlier this year the City...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodyear to Host Workshop on Zoning Text Amendment Related to Smaller Lot Sizes »
As many of you know, the City of Goodyear is in the process of adopting a text amendment to its zoning ordinance which wou...

National News
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. EPA Adopts New Policy on Consent Decrees »
The United State Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has adopted a new policy regarding the handling of consent decrees...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rising Prices, Limited Labor Handcuff Housing Inventory »
Nowhere is the law of supply and demand more evident than in the housing market. Home prices recently surpassed their pre...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 NAHB Student Competition Now Open »
Entries are now open for NAHB Student Chapter members for the annual Student Competition, which takes place at the Inter...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
USCIS to Change I-9 Forms »
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Ver...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS Approves up to an Additional 15,000 H-2B Visas – But That May Not Mean More Construction Workers »
As many of you may have read, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has approved the issuance of  up to  ...

Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sticks & Bricks’ Debut at Whirlwind Golf Club a Big Success! »
Two Full Courses and a Sold-Out Tournament The HBACA would like to thank all members (and the Valley’s beautiful weather...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thank you for a Successful 2017 Southwest Builders Show »
Thank you HBACA Members for a Successful 17th Event! With 90 exhibitors and an estimated 1,000 attendees including 240...
Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sticks & Bricks Moves to Whirlwind Golf Club »
At the request of members, the association’s 44th annual Sticks & Bricks Golf Tournament is moving to a new location t...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s New at the 2017 Southwest Builders Show? »
The HBACA Mini Grand Prix is FREE: Yes, you read that right there is no charge to enter the race this year! The 2016 even...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get Wired at iWired – HBACA Mixer! »
The HBACA invites all members to join us for our third evening mixer - this one being hosted by iWired on September 21 st...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spotlight: New Advertising Opportunity »
We are excited to announce that through an exciting partnership with Association Revenue Partners, we can now allow you to...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Win 52! »
Thank You from Home Builders Care Home Builders Care – the 501(c)3 charity sponsored by the Home Builders Association o...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply for Your Own NAHB Membership! »
Although most HBA’s are set up with corporate memberships, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) only offers me...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Happy Thanksgiving! »
The holiday season is here again! Beginning with Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah, Christmas and the celebration of the New Yea...
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thank You for Engaging With the HBACA! »
With summer now in full swing, and many members taking much deserved vacations, the HBACA traditionally scales back on pro...

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