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NAHB Seeks Meeting with Commerce Secretary on Soaring Lumber Prices

By |2020-08-06T22:55:24-05:00August 6th, 2020|Blog|

"Amidst a backdrop of record high lumber prices, NAHB is seeking to address supply chain disruptions and tariffs that are contributing to price volatility in the marketplace. Toward this end, letters were sent last week to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Zoltan van Heyningen, executive director of the U.S. Lumber [...]

Housing Huddle Zoom Meeting – Post COVID-19 Architectural Design

By |2020-07-01T11:17:42-05:00June 25th, 2020|Blog, Members|

What does architectural design look like post COVID-19? How will the pandemic change the way homes are designed and built? Has living in density apartment buildings changed as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic? What is they key component to all of these questions? We will answer these questions and more in this video presented [...]

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Force Majeure Clauses Excuse Contractor’s Performance of the Contract, but there may be Limitations

By |2020-07-01T11:24:12-05:00June 8th, 2020|Blog, Members|

By Corey B. Stern, partner at Chitkowski Law Offices During this time of crises, a Contractor typically reviews its contracts to determine what, if any flexibility, is allowed.  A clause that allows for contract modifications and removes liabilities, under such extreme circumstances is called a Force Majeure clause. In a typical Force Majeure clause, a [...]

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2020 Virtual Legislative Conference Set for June 22-24

By |2020-07-01T11:42:55-05:00June 5th, 2020|Blog, Members|

"With the housing industry and economy facing unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Legislative Conference takes on added importance as it moves from in-person meetings to a special three-day virtual event running from June 22-24. The power of the home-building industry lies with its grassroots advocacy efforts. Participating virtually in this year’s [...]

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Surviving a Downturn: Now is the Time to Take Action

By |2020-05-20T18:20:35-05:00May 20th, 2020|Blog, Members|

"In the business world, knowing when to take action can be the difference between your company’s continual growth or eventual decay. Timing is everything. The coronavirus pandemic has created significant challenges and uncertainty for many, particularly those in the housing industry. While these challenges are substantial, now is not the time to simply stand idle [...]

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Restore Illinois – A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State

By |2020-05-08T17:49:14-05:00May 8th, 2020|Blog, Members|

Restore Illinois - A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State From the beginning of the new coronavirus pandemic, Illinois’ response has been guided by data, science, and public health experts. As community spread rapidly increased, Governor Pritzker moved quickly to issue a Disaster Proclamation on March 9, restrict visitors to nursing homes on [...]

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Employers in Illinois are Required to post this Job Site Poster beginning May 1, 2020

By |2020-05-01T20:26:54-05:00May 1st, 2020|Announcements, Blog|

To help keep workers safe, employers in Illinois must post this guidance sheet on a worksite or workplace beginning May 1, 2020. developed by the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Office of the Attorney General. Stay safe & enjoy your weekend. For more information: http://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance/workplace-health-and-safety-guidance

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The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago is here for you.

By |2020-04-27T18:51:25-05:00April 27th, 2020|Consumer Info|

As COVID-19 continues to affect all sectors of the economy, the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago in concert with the National Association of Home Builders and its state and local partner associations, is working hard to moderate its effects on the housing industry and help members understand and respond to the evolving economic [...]

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Join HBAGC as We Stand Down for Safety

By |2020-04-15T14:06:22-05:00April 15th, 2020|Advocacy, Announcements, Blog, Members, Press Release|

The Home Builder's Association of Greater Chicago, along with NAHB, is urging members, and all residential construction companies, to halt work for at least 10 minutes on Thursday, April 16, for a COVID-19 Job Site Safety Stand Down to educate workers on what they should do to keep themselves safe from coronavirus and to help “flatten the [...]

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COVID-19 TOOLKIT – Resources for Contractors

By |2020-04-15T14:11:20-05:00April 15th, 2020|Blog, Members, Press Release|

We are committed to the safety of our builders, tradespeople and homeowners. Join us as we Stand Down for Safety and share your stories at #COVID19SafetyStandDown NAHB is a leading member of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC), which has provided HBAGC a detailed plan to outline the steps that every [...]

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