Press Releases

May 13, 2015
CANADIAN HOME BUILDERS' ASSOCIATION RELEASES ITS FIRST NATIONWIDE MARKET RESEARCH STUDY, POWERED BY AVID RATINGS CANADA The home buyer preference survey provides powerful insight into today's new home buyer market. TORONTO (May 12, 2015)- Results of a...... Read More
April 27, 2015
        Ottawa (April 27, 2015) – With Canada’s home renovation industry continuing to grow, new construction holding steady, and an aging workforce with many people nearing retirement, Canada’s residential cons...... Read More
April 21, 2015
Ottawa – April 21, 2015 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today welcomed the introduction of the Home Accessibility Tax Credit and the Public Transit Fund as measures that it expects will help support affordability and cho...... Read More
March 06, 2015
Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 6, 2015 – The achievements of Canada’s leading home builders, renovators and developers were recognized at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s (CHBA)National SAM Awards – Recognizing Canadian...... Read More
March 06, 2015
Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 6, 2015 - The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today honoured leadership and accomplishment among its membership with the presentation of awards at the 72nd CHBA National Conference.The Beaver Award, presented t...... Read More
March 05, 2015
HALIFAX – March 5, 2015 –The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce an agreement with the Government of Canada to renew its successful public information program, Get it in Writing!, for the next three years. ...... Read More
December 17, 2014
OTTAWA – December 17, 2014 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 CHBA National SAM Awards – Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence, sponsored by MASCO/Delta Faucet and G...... Read More
December 11, 2014
An Action Plan for Net Zero Energy Housing in Canada Moves Forward Ottawa, ON – On December 9, 2014 the CHBA Board Executive Committee approved the 2015 members of the Association’s Net Zero Energy Housing Council (NZC). The NZC supports inno...... Read More
November 17, 2014
OTTAWA, November 17, 2014 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today welcomed the establishment of the Minister’s Underground Economy Advisory Committee by the Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Minister of National Revenue. Sp...... Read More
November 12, 2014
OTTAWA, November 12, 2014 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today welcomed federal government measures that support and improve the financial position of hard-working Canadian families.  CHBA was also pleased that Minister ...... Read More
October 09, 2014
OTTAWA, October 9, 2014 – Today, on behalf of the “National Forum on Housing and the Economy”, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities released a statement of shared principles developed by the Forum.Along with four other housing indus...... Read More
September 11, 2014
OTTAWA, September 11, 2014 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today welcomed Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s announcement of a lowering of Employment Insurance (EI) premiums for employers starting January 1, 2015. “The...... Read More
April 05, 2014
Whistler, BC - The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Avid Ratings Canada to conduct a nationwide market research study to gather valuable insights about today’s home buyer market and prefere...... Read More
April 05, 2014
Whistler, British Columbia, April 5, 2014 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today honoured leadership and accomplishment among its membership with the presentation of awards at the 71st CHBA National Conference. The Beaver Awar...... Read More
April 04, 2014
Whistler, British Columbia, April 4, 2014 – The achievements of Canada’s leading new home builders, renovators and developers were recognized at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s National SAM Awards presented today. The awa...... Read More
April 04, 2014
Protecting the Dream Bard Golightly Inaugural Address (from left to right: CHBA President Deep Shergill; The Hon. Jason Kenney, Minister of Education and Social Development; CHBA CEO Kevin Lee; CHBA Incoming President Bard Golightly) April 4, 2014 - WH...... Read More
February 13, 2014
OTTAWA, Thursday, February 13, 2014 – In attendance at Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s announcement concerning the New Building Canada Plan made today in Gormley Ontario, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) commended the feder...... Read More
December 10, 2013
OTTAWA – December 10, 2013 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 CHBA National SAM Awards, sponsored by MASCO and Delta Faucet. These prestigious awards celebrate excellence i...... Read More
November 12, 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today welcomed Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s Fall Economic Update. “Our industry is pleased that the government remains on track to eliminate the federa...... Read More
November 08, 2013
OTTAWA, Friday, November 8, 2013 - The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) urge the federal and provincial governments to find mutually agreeable terms that will allow the Canada Job Grant to be successfully implemented.  The CHBA views ...... Read More
October 16, 2013
OTTAWA, Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA), commends the Government of Canada on its priorities set out in today’s Speech from the Throne. “Skilled Jobs and housing affordability remain the cent...... Read More
October 07, 2013
The Editor, Maclean’s Magazine Sir, It is unfortunate that Maclean’s recent article on homeownership presented such a confused picture of the current situation in Canada (Why Owning a Home is Bad for You, Charlie Gillis, September 29, 2013)....... Read More
September 09, 2013
OTTAWA, September 9, 2013 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today welcomed Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s announcement of a three year Employment Insurance (EI) premium freeze. “We congratulate the Government on its...... Read More
August 02, 2013
Thanks to the coordinated efforts of CHBA at all three levels of the association and the actions taken by its members, Canada Post has agreed to suspend its Community Mailbox (CMB) fee until January 1, 2014.  Recent meetings between CHBA national ...... Read More
May 17, 2013
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association is pleased to announce Kevin Lee as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2013. Kevin’s most recent post prior to joining the CHBA was as Director of the Housing Division at the Office of E...... Read More