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CHBA Releases Strategy for Building 5.8 Million Homes

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association has released a strategy detailing changes and supports needed to enable the industry to build 5.8 million homes in the next decade to close Canada’s housing supply gap and improve housing affordability.

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Removal of GST on Purpose-Built Rental Addresses Long-Standing Barrier

Removal of GST on Purpose-Built Rental Addresses Long-Standing Barrier OTTAWA – September 14, 2023 – The federal government’s move today to waive the GST on purpose-built rental addresses a long-standing issue that has prevented the construction of more rental housing for decades. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has advocated for years about the need to…

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Minto Communities GTA and Metropia unveil Markham’s First Net Zero Home

Minto Communities GTA and Metropia unveil Markham’s First Net Zero Home April 21, 2023 – Today the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is recognizing Minto Communities GTA and Metropia, CHBA members of BILD GTA, for the first Net Zero Home qualified under CHBA’s Net Zero Home Labelling Program, located in Markham’s highly sought-after Union Village master-planned community. CHBA’s…

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2023 Federal Budget Housing Measures at a Glance

2023 Federal Budget Housing Measures at a Glance Ottawa – March 28, 2023 – Budget 2023 reinforced all of the housing commitments from last year’s budget—a budget many referred to as “the housing budget”—without much in the way of new actions for this year. The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) was pleased that the budget reiterated…

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CHBA Welcomes Opportunity for Municipalities to Unlock Market-Rate Housing Supply Through the HAF

Canadian Home Builders’ Association Welcomes Opportunity for Municipalities to Unlock Market-Rate Housing Supply through the Housing Accelerator Fund OTTAWA, ON – March 17, 2023 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) welcomed many measures announced in today’s release of the details of the federal Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF), particularly those supporting and encouraging municipalities to facilitate…

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2023 CHBA Association Leadership Award Winners Announced

2023 CHBA Association Leadership Award Winners Announced Banff, AB – February 16, 2023 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the winners of its Association Leadership Awards. Presented during CHBA’s Home Building Week in Canada, these prestigious awards showcase the contributions, qualities and accomplishments of leaders within our Association that truly make…

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Underused Housing Tax Act

Notice to CHBA Members: Underused Housing Tax Affects Almost All Builders and Developers; CHBA Taking Action But So Should You The federal Underused Housing Tax (UHT) Act unfortunately can affect nearly all builder and developer members across the country. Hopefully as a CHBA member you have already been contacted by your accountant about this issue, but in…

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