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Serving the Southside region of Virginia, the Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia is a trade organization chartered in 1956.
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The purpose of the association is to maintain high professional standards in the construction industry, service its
member firms and the general public.
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The Home Builder's Association of Southside Virginia serves the cities of Colonial Heights, Danville, Emporia, Hopewell, Martinsville and Petersburg, as well as the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Charlotte, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Halifax, Henry, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Prince George, Surry, Sussex and southern Chesterfield as a non-profit,
volunteer association affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Virginia and the National Association of Home Builders.  Lake Country Chapter is located in the Halifax, Lunenburg and Mecklenburg area.
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The Association exists for the sole purpose of making a collective home building industry contribution to those efforts and movements which are designated and promoted to improve the social, legislative and economic welfare of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. 

 

Serving the Southside region of Virginia, the Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia is a trade organization chartered in 1956.
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The purpose of the association is to maintain high professional standards in the construction industry, service its
member firms and the general public.
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The Home Builder's Association of Southside Virginia serves the cities of Colonial Heights, Danville, Emporia, Hopewell, Martinsville and Petersburg, as well as the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Charlotte, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Halifax, Henry, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Prince George, Surry, Sussex and southern Chesterfield as a non-profit,
volunteer association affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Virginia and the National Association of Home Builders.  Lake Country Chapter is located in the Halifax, Lunenburg and Mecklenburg area.
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The Association exists for the sole purpose of making a collective home building industry contribution to those efforts and movements which are designated and promoted to improve the social, legislative and economic welfare of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. 

 

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THE AUGUST MEMBERSHIP MEETING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 11TH AT THE HOME BUILDERS PAVILION.  CALL 804-732-2742 FOR RESERVATIONS.

THE 29TH ANNUAL CRAB FEAST WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 23RD.  CONTACT 804-732-2742 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR GO TO EVENTS PAGE>CRAB FEAST FOR ADDITIONAL INFO/TICKET LOCATIONS.

FALL GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 11th AT COUNTRY CLUB OF PETERSBURG.  IT'S NOT TOO EARLY TO RESERVE YOUR TEAM!  JUST CALL US NOW.

THE 2017 NAHB INTERNATIONAL BUILDERS' SHOW WILL BE HELD JANUARY 10-12, 2017 IN ORLANDO, FL.  REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 1ST!  GO TO https://nahb.org or http://buildershow.com for information.

On Thursday, January 21, 2016, the Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia celebrated its 60th anniversary!     Thank you to all our past, present and future members for your support!!!

         

Membership in HBASSVA shows your commitment to having affordable housing in your community, networking, and expanding your business.  Contact the HBASSVA for a new membership packet, membership benefits, additional information, etc at 804-732-2742 or email hba@hbaofsouthside.com.  

      WE WANT YOU.......TO BE A MEMBER

                                                                                

 

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Your Home Builders Association of Southside Virginia membership automatically makes you a member of the Home Builders Association of Virginia and the National Association of Home Builders.  As a member, you have networking, education and business connections you won't find anywhere else.  Membership gives you fast, free, and reliable consultation from technical, regulatory, and building industry specialists.  The professional distinction of membership enhances your credibility and marketability.  Protection of your business interests on Capitol Hill, within your state, and in the communities where you do business.

NAHB Member Discounts:  As a member you can get discounts at Houzz, FCA US LLC (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram or FIAT Vehicles), General Motors, Lowe's, Marsh, G&K Services, AXA Equitable,  Dell,  Hertz, Avis, Budget, Hewlett Packard, Office Depot, Omaha Steaks, Endless Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Hotel Group,  AT&T, Verizon, Sprint & T-Mobile, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, UPS Savings Program & YRC Freight, TransFirst, Associated Petroleum Products, GEICO, FTD and NAHB Career Center.  Visit www.nahb.org/ma to get all the details.  Don't leave the savings on the table.   GM NAHB Private Offer Continues and Business Owners Can Now Save $1000.00 on select vehicles. To get this offer just visit your local dealer, choose an eligible GM vehicle, and present your NAHB proof of membership form.  Get your NAHB proof of membershp form at www.nahb.org/ma.  For private offer details, visit www.nahb.org/gm

 HBAV Benefits of Membership:  Powerful representation and information.  HBAV lobbying team is working year-round to promote and protect the housing climate in the Commonwealth.  During the General Assembly Session, HBAV reports weekly, through HBAV's "Legislative Bulletin."  The Virginia eVoice provides bi-weekly updates on important issues to the bulding industry in Virginia.  In addition, members can receive Health Insurance & Employee Benefits, Verizon Wireless Discount, Workers Compensation & General Liability and participate in the Member Rebate Program.  Go to www.HBAV.com for information on these discounts.

Under the Member Rebate Program builders/remoderlers can register at www.HBArebates.com.  The program does not require the Builder/remodelers to change how they do business.  The supply chain is not affected.  No receipts are required.  A simple claim form is all that is needed to be filled out.  Claims are filled quarterly for all homes or projects that are closed or completed.  When you participate in the Member Rebate Program, you can receive checks quarterly.  You do not have to change the way you currently buy.  HBAV does the paperwork, collects the money and mails the checks directly to you!

New on NAHB.org:  Video News Series:  NAHB has launched a new member benefit that's designed to help you stay current on timely housing topics and industry news.  Housing Now is an online news series that will air every other week via the NAHB website.  The show will focus on such topics as housing trends, what's' new at the International Builders' Show, marketing methods and emerging issues.  The first episode is now ready for viewing at www.nahb.org/housingnow, so why not check it out?  Better yet -- if you like what you see, your NAHB membership entitles you to embed individual episodes of the series on your own website.  Contact:  Paul Lopez (800-368-5242 X8409).

 

  

NAHB members will save a total of approximately $5,707 per housing start in 2016 due to NAHB's advocacy efforts in 2015 and other select member benefits.    You can learn more about the value of your membership at www.valueofnahb.org.

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Homeownership is an important part of the American way of life, and there may never be a better time to buy than today! 

HOW TO COMPLY AND MITIGATE THE EFFECTS OF THE OVERTIME RULE:  Despite strong opposition by NAHB and other leaders in the nation's small business community, the Department of Labor (DOL) last month issued its final overtime rule, which will more than double the current overtime salary limit of $23,660 to $47,476.  Set to take effect on Dec 1, the rule will have significant ramifications for many employers, including home building firms and non-profit organizations.  NAHB continues to lead the effort to urge Congress to quickly pass the Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act.  The legislation would force the DOL to withdraw this rule until it has considered the effects it would have on small businesses, consumers, workers and the economy.  For more information, contact NAHB's Suzanne Beall at 800-368-5242 X 8407.

New ProtectHomewonership.com Website - Mortgage Interest Deduction Threatened. The National Association of Home Builders has launched a new website, www.ProtectHomeownership.com, to bring attention to the threat to homeownership and action to protect it.  The site addresses the Mortage Interest Deduction threat along with the tax, legislative and regulatory policies that would make mortgages and small business loans unaffordable and difficult to obtain.

$5,700 - Add up the dollar value of NAHB's advocacy victories and other services and you get an average of $5,700 per housing start for a typical home builder.  That's a big number, and a tangible sign of the value that NAHB delivers for members.  Below are selected advocacy victories achieved in 2015.

$1,440 - Lower FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums; $689 - NAHB Defeats Proposal to Raise Mortgage Guarantee Fees; $287 - Energy Efficient Home Tax Credit Extended; $259 - PMI Tax Deduction Extended; $358 - Energy Efficient Remodeling Tax Credit Extended.  These numbers represent the value per housing start a typical builder will see in 2016 as a result of key NAHB advocacy victories achieved in 2015.  Some members will experience more of these benefits than others.

Builders, remodelers and consumers who utilized energy-efficient building products and techniques in 2012 should take advantage of two key housing energy-efficient tax credits that were renewed and extended as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations.  NAHB urged Congress to include the housing tax incentives in H.R.8, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  The final bill, which averted damaging tax hikes and spending reductions that would have taken effect on Jan 1, includes the following energy-efficiency tax credits:  Existing Home Retrofit Tax Credit (25C) and the New Energy Efficient Home Tax Credit (45L).  Another important energy-efficiency housing tax credit is the Residential Energy Efficient Property or 25D credit.  The 25D credit, which rewards home owners for installing solar panels, geothermal heat pumps, small wind turbines and fuel cells, can be used in existing homes and new construction.  It provides a 30% tax credit for investments in properties that generate renewable energy, and the tax credit is available through the end of 2016.

As of January 14, 2015, employers that fall under the jurisdiction of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) are required to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours, and all work-related in-patient hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding about the incident.  Businesses in a state with a state-run OSHA program should contact their state plan for the implementation date, though they are encouraged to also comply by January 1, 2015.  Employers have three options for reporting to OSHA.  They can call the nearest area office during normal business hours, call the 24-hour OSHA hotline at 1-800-321-OSHA (1-800-321-6742) or they can report online at osha.gov/report_online/.  For more information and resources on the new requirements visit osha.gov/recordkeeping.

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