Introducing Membership Dues Program

April 12, 2018 Dear Valued DCBDA Member, On behalf of DeKalb County Building and Development Association (DCBDA) I am reaching out to you of a recent change within the association. In order to offer members installment options and the ability to pay via the method of your choice (credit card, ACH, or check), we have…

New Tax Law May Increase Developers’ Sewer and Water Costs

Even after a massive reduction in their corporate tax rate, some utility companies are interpreting a little-known tax change in a way that is forcing developers to substantially increase what they pay for contributions in aid of construction (CIACs). Read more on NAHB’s blog!

Rising Lumber Prices Hit Home

A New England builder recently got an unwelcome surprise when he opened an email from the company that supplies the white cedar shingles for some of the homes he’s building. The shingles are subject to an immediate 20.8% duty, or an additional cost of $1,400 per unit for the 12 homes planned for construction. Read…

HBI Receives $50 Million Grant to Train 20,000 Skilled Workers

The Home Depot Foundation announced yesterday a $50 million commitment to partner with HBI to train 20,000 new skilled workers over the next 10 years. Read more on NAHB’s blog!

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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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