Single-Family Housing Starts Bounce Back in June

Nationwide housing starts rose 8.3% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.22 million units, according to data released this morning from HUD and the Commerce Department. Read more on NAHB’s blog!

Feds Award New Residential Energy Efficiency Projects

With the goal of reducing energy use in both new and existing homes, the Department of Energy is awarding more than $3 million in grants through its Building America program partners, including the Home Innovation Research Labs, NAHB’s research arm. Read more on NAHB’s blog!

Comply with the 2018 Building Codes

States and jurisdictions across the country are making plans to adopt the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) next year – and this free NAHB webinar replay can help you prepare for the changes. The webinar highlights the differences between the upcoming code and the 2015 version, including significant updates to energy-efficiency requirements. Among the more…

DeKalb City Council rejects resolution for Northwestern Medicine wellness center – DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKalb Daily Chronicle DeKalb City Council rejects resolution for Northwestern Medicine wellness centerDeKalb Daily ChronicleDeKALB – Although construction already has begun on a $46 million health and wellness center for Northwestern Medicine, the project hit a slight snag during Monday’s DeKalb City Council meeting. A resolution that would authorize DeKalb Mayor Jerry … Read More:

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About the DCBDA

Ken Andersen, Executive Offficer

Ken Andersen, Executive Offficer

The DCBDA is an association of local developers, builders, subcontractors and associate members that are dedicated to the building industry and the community we all call home. Having just recently being chartered to the National Home Builders Association (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Illinois (HBAI) we are empowered to offer more reasons to join us in promoting the industry. Our membership is growing into an excellent team. And it is led by an outstanding Board of Directors.

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