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Friday, April 03, 2020
BEGINNING 4/3/20: The Small Business Administration is offering stimulus loans/grants to businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic (the CARE Act).  I did some research and here’s my read on the CARE Act for both the HBA and our members; for more information click on the links to each program, which will take you directly to the Small Business Administration program web-pages.  If you're ...read more
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Click the link below and open in Adobe to insert your logo and information where the HBA logo currently shows. https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/9250/File/GovtAffairs/COVID19-Sign-Templates/covid-job-site-flyer-cobrand-editable.pdf
Monday, March 30, 2020
    Governor Cooper Issues “Stay-At-Home” Order; Housing Construction, And Related Real Estate Services, Are Found To Be COVID-19 “Essential Businesses”    NCHBA Members:  Late this afternoon, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 121 which implements a “Stay-At-Home” order for the citizens of the state. We are very pleased to report ...read more
Monday, March 30, 2020
While the Town of Chapel Hill, along with Orange County, has issued a Stay At Home order for residents, most services offered by the Town of Chapel Hill are considered essential.  The Building and Development Services Department continues to offer permit, plan review and inspection services.  Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic is requiring significant adjustments in order to protect both our ...read more
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Yesterday Durham’s Mayor, Steve Schewel, issued a Stay at Home declaration, which goes into effect today at 6pm.  Orange County will be issuing their Stay at Home declaration later today.  In both orders, Building and Construction was listed as a critical trade and is deemed exempt from this order.  It was brought to my attention that a number of positive cases were construction crews from the ...read more
Categories: Member News, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Notes Courtesy of Dan Jewell, Durham resident, HBADOC Board Member & Durham Subcommittee Chair for HBADOC Land Use/Govt Affairs Committee.Mayor Schewel Press Conference Talking Points 3.25.20 Stay at Home order.  Not Shelter in PlaceThis order takes effect Thursday at 6:00 PM  Stay at HomeNo traveling on any roadwayNo engaging in any business activity unless from home.No gatherings of more than ...read more
Categories: Member News, Press Release
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Click HERE for official resolution made by Mayor Steve Schewel
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UPDATED 3/24/20For NO CHANGES REPORTED be sure to check links to each municipalities COVID-19 Response Pages.  I'm doing my best to stay in contact with each Department Head, but things are changing faster than I can keep up!CARRBORO(Rick Wade, Inspections Director)3/24/20: Still conducting inspections, builders can request inspections through the online portal or call.  DO not leave an inspection ...read more
Categories: Member News, Political, Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
During these unprecedented and scary times, many of our members are asking how they can give back to our community.  There are several ways to do so and we will post opportunities to donate and volunteer regularly, but currently there is an URGENT NEED for medical supplies.  Members of the HBADOC are encouraged to help out in anyway they can, please read the attached PRESS RELEASE from UNC Health ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
CARRBORO:  https://www.townofcarrboro.org/2369/11537/Coronavirus-COVID-19-Information CHAPEL HILL: https://www.townofchapelhill.org/government/newsroom/covid-19     Sign-up for updates: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/NCCHAPELHILL/signup/11726?ovrly=production::overlay::7969&email=email%40govdelivery.com CHATHAM COUNTY:   https://www.chathamnc.org/services/health/coronavirus/ DURHAM ...read more
Friday, March 20, 2020
Holly Fraccaro, HBADOC CEO spoke to Sharon Davis, Durham County Register of Deeds regarding the department's ability to register titles so that home closing can continue as scheduled.  In order to record a title, builder must: have Initial Title Searchhave Title Insurance Coverage, including GAP coverage (Title Companies are requiring builders to indemnify them of all risk from date of title ...read more
Friday, March 20, 2020
https://files.constantcontact.com/250b8063101/023e3139-1501-46de-ba95-a36be033944d.pdf
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
https://www.nahb.org/Advocacy/Industry-Issues/Emergency-Preparedness-and-Response/Coronavirus-Preparedness
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Minimum Requirements for Residential Building Plans & Plan Review Checklist
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
NCDOI Inspection Procedures INTERPRETATION for Solar Photovoltaic Systems, Installed on Residential Rooftops 
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
UPDATES FROM THE FIELD (click on the respective Department to go directly to their website): Orange County Planning/Inspections Department: The Dept is working on the IT issues they've been experiencing and thank the Builder Community for their patience. Plan Review & Permit Turn-around Time: NOT REPORTED   Durham City-County Development Services Center:   Plan Review & Permit ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
The Robby Oakes Mortgage Team at Corporate Investors Mortgage Group, Inc. is honored to remain the lender most trusted by Realtors, Builders and Home Buyers in North Carolina.  ME Magazine has named Robby Oakes on its list of 200 Top Mortgage Originators nationwide in 2018.
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
We are pleased to announce we raised over $18,000 for our Scholarship program at our Casino Night & Auction event in November. Our Scholarship Program is supported by the HBA Foundation and has been in place since 1997. The Program is open to all graduating seniors in Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties who are planning to pursue a higher education degree in a field related to the home building ...read more
Categories: Member News

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