CHBA News

Municipal Benchmarking Study

Posted on 9/22/2020
Today the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) released its first Municipal Benchmarking Study that examines how local development processes, approvals, and charges contribute to housing affordability and supply issues in major housing markets

CHBA CEO Kevin Lee Appears on BNN Bloomberg

Posted on 8/14/2020
Kevin Lee, CEO of the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA), appeared on BNN Bloomberg’s “The Real Economy” to address the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s letter to financial institutions, Evan Siddall’s anti-homeownership bias, and the

CHBA Qualifies First Home with Net Zero Energy Renovation Label

Posted on 8/4/2020
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the first Net Zero Energy home renovation labelled under its recently launched Net Zero Energy Renovation Labelling Program Pilot.

CHBA Net Zero MURBs Initiative Leading the Way to Voluntary Adoption of Advanced Building Science

Posted on 7/28/2020
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) and participating CHBA members across Canada are pleased to announce CHBA’s Net Zero initiative for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURBs), in partnership with Natural Resources Canada.

CMHC takes more steps to restrict Canadians’ access to homeownership

Posted on 6/22/2020
As Canada looks hopefully towards economic recovery, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporations announcements yesterday to further restrict access to insured mortgages, especially for first-time homebuyers, further emphasized the Crown corporation’

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