Written By: Stanley Dunlap, Georgia Recorder A state House committee supports taking away much of the discretion local officials have to prohibit inexpensive materials in new home construction. The workforce housing committee’s final report essentially revives a controversial bill that earlier this year pitted many cities and...

The Study Committee on Workforce Housing was created by HR 591 (2019) to review the existing and current practices relating to locally adopted residential design mandates for the purposes of protecting private property rights, allowing for consumer choice, and encouraging the development of affordable housing...

Held on October 26, 2019, at the Georgia Aquarium, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association's 39th Annual OBIE Awards celebration is presented by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council. The OBIE Awards serve as the premier awards for residential real estate and new home construction...

Magnolia Manor is the corporate center of the group which also has retirement centers in Macon, Richmond Hill and Moultrie, Ga. The organization is a United Methodist Ministry to Older Adults, a part of the South Georgia Conference of the Methodist Church, a non-profit corporation....

By: Courtney Kueppers, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE   ATLANTA - There's a lot of chatter about Atlanta's rapid change — especially the city's population, which has continued to climb in recent years. Now, a new study found that the city is among the quickest growing in...

Written By: Stephen McBride, The editor of RiskHedge Report CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE Bill Brame edited Star Trek films before he took up “house flipping.” During the housing boom, Bill was often “turning around” 14 houses at once with three crews of renovators working full time. In 2004,...

By Julie Herron Carson, Patch Contributor Click here for full article The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) is pleased to announce that Justin Olear, vice president of Delaware's Noble's Pond, will be the featured speaker at the Atlanta 55+ Housing Council meeting Oct. 2. Olear and his...

Thank you for reading this edition of The Perimeter Perspective; the Monthly Newsletter of your Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Government Affairs Committee. Atlanta Update As many of you know, the City of Atlanta is in the middle of the process to rewrite their Tree Protection Ordinance;...

Greater Atlanta HBA member, Improve USA, is hosting an outdoor home show August 17-18 in the Improve USA parking lot. Admission and parking are free and all GAHBA members are invited to attend. There are still a few vendor spots available - if you are interested...

CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO Nearly 70 members of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) volunteered with HomeAid Atlanta for a Care Day at 4Sarah in June, a Conyers nonprofit organization with a mission to empower change in the lives of women and girls escaping...