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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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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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COVID-19: Public Health Guidance for Multifamily properties

By |2020-04-08T17:19:24-05:00April 8th, 2020|Advocacy, Announcements, Blog, Members, Uncategorized|

  The Chicago Department of Public Health has issued a guidance for multifamily owners and managers with recommendations for cleanliness, disinfection and maintenance, plus what to do in case of a sick employee or tenant. Click Here to Download Guidance for Multifamily Owners and Managers  

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A Message from NAHB’s Chair: Working with the White House to Provide Housing Stimulus

By |2020-03-23T12:28:00-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Advocacy, Announcements, Blog, Members, Press Release|

A Message from NAHB Chairman Dean Mon: With the coronavirus hitting all sectors of the economy, NAHB is working diligently to mitigate its effects on the residential construction sector. Congress has passed an emergency response coronavirus bill that includes tax credits to help businesses and self-employed individuals to cover some of the costs of mandatory [...]

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Construction Deemed Essential Service in Governor’s ‘Stay at Home’ Executive Order

By |2020-03-23T11:27:38-05:00March 21st, 2020|Advocacy, Announcements, Blog, Consumer Info, Members, Press Release|

  March 21, 2020 Dear Industry Partners, Yesterday, Governor Pritzker announced a 'Stay at Home' Executive Order as a new measure to contain the further spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and to protect the health and safety of Illinois residents. This order takes effect today, March 21, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., and directs [...]

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