- Successfully opposed mandated residential fire sprinklers in the building code: Over $180 million in annual savings;
- Supported a budget proviso for state-specific high wind and seismic zone mapping: Over $150 million in annual savings;
- Passed one-year Multiple Lot Property Tax Discount extension: $1.9 million in annual savings;
- Supported a bill that prohibits the abusive actions of entities commonly known as "patent trolls:" More than $500,000 annually.
Your HBA influences government on all levels. Our goal is to protect affordable housing and to stop needless regulatory costs, which ultimately trickles down and affects everyone who works in the home.
If you know someone who makes their living in the construction industry, but is not a member, ask them why. Keep our industry strong and ask that they join the HBA today to make sure they have a job tomorrow!