For the second consecutive year, the Greater Atlanta HBA has won the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Grand Award for the highest Percentage Increase in membership recruitment efforts in 2018, of local associations with more than 700 members. This achievement is due to the hard...

Our Greater Atlanta HBA members met with Atlanta officials today including Project Manager Elizabeth Johnson, Arborist David Zaparanick, and Andrew Walter to discuss the tree protection ordinance rewrite.  This meeting is part of the ongoing long-term strategy of the GAHBA to ensure that builders have...

City of Atlanta Electric Vehicle Charging Station Requirements: Solution: An engineer needs to do an electrical panel schedule***Calculations are NO LONGER required Pre-Demolition Procedure: The City’s Arborist Division has issued new pre-demolition procedures for tree protection. Install tree protection fencing per approved Arborist stamped plans Schedule an...

Many of our Greater Atlanta HBA members have been nominated for the 2019 Rising Stars Contest for My Home Improvement Magazine! You can cast your vote from now until May 31st! Allen Farr with Ansley Atlanta Real Estate Jarr Strydom with TommyRun Kris Griffin with Prestige Construction Angelita Zouiten with Home ReBuilders, Inc. Myles Cardenas...

We have had a strong and healthy year with great involvement and engagement from all of our members. We want to keep the momentum rolling, and need your help recruiting new members! There is a $150 Gift Card to Little Alley’s Steak House on the line...

HB 493 – Private Plan Review Reform Click here for full bill Why You Needed HB 493 Existing law, O.C.G.A. 8-2-26, allows a local permitting authority to take 30 business days to complete a plan review and 2 days to complete an inspection. Click the following...

Spring in Atlanta is synonymous with home tours, and this year was no exception. After a successful return last year, the Atlanta Parade of Homes presented by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) once again made a splash as the biggest free and self-guided...

Thank you for reading the first edition of The Perimeter Perspective; the Monthly Newsletter of your Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Government Affairs Committee. Atlanta Members of the Atlanta Tree Ordinance Task Force will be meeting with the City of Atlanta to discuss the rewriting the Tree Protection...

By: Bill Torpy, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE Van Hardimon, the inner-Atlanta chapter president of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, said builders worry about “not having a voice in the rewrite.” Hardimon, who as a builder focuses on mid-range homes in the city, said...