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CHBA’s Economic Performance Review Shows Industry’s Resilience & Importance During Challenging Times

Posted on 7/7/2021
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) released today its annual report on the performance of Canada’s residential construction, outlining how despite the slowdown during the initial months of the pandemic and challenging lumber and product m

2021 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence Winners Announced

Posted on 5/7/2021
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence, a competition that recognizes excellence in new homes, renovations, community development, and res. marketing.

BuildForce Canada Residential Construction Labour Market Forecast Shows Growing Career Opportunities

Posted on 5/6/2021
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) today welcomed a new report by BuildForce Canada that affirms the tremendous career opportunities available for young women and men in the residential construction industry. The report notes that employm

Home Renovations A Key Component of Canada’s Housing for the Future

Posted on 5/5/2021
As the housing stock in Canada ages and the needs of Canadians change, existing homes need to be updated. Renovation is a main focus for the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) and its national committee and council volunteers who are meeting

CHBA Voluntarily Advancing Home Building Innovation for the Future

Posted on 5/4/2021
Members of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) are leaders in the residential construction and renovation industry and have a long history of voluntarily innovating for improved building innovation. During Home Building Week in Canada, par

CHBA Kicks off Home Building Week in Canada 2021

Posted on 5/3/2021
This week the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is celebrating its inaugural Home Building Week in Canada. Volunteer members on the National Committees and Councils will meet virtually to continue the important work of exploring innovative

2021 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence Finalists Named

Posted on 3/11/2021
The CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence recognizes the best in Canadian new homes, renovations, community development, and residential marketing.

Ottawa’s OakWood Designers & Builders Label Their First Net Zero Ready Home

Posted on 10/1/2020
Today the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is recognizing CHBA Member OakWood Designers & Builders first home to qualify under the CHBA Net Zero Home Labelling Program. Without compromise, this Ottawa home combines state of the art design a

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

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