May 14, 2020 – Information from the NCLBGC Board In response to the COVID-19 state emergency, the  North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors (the Board) has authorized for all Board-approved continuing education providers to offer synchronous distance-learning instruction for any Board-approved continuing education course, effective May 14, 2020 and ending November 30, 2020. This […]

Economic Update with NAHB Chief Economist Rob Dietz Rob Dietz, Chief Economist for the National Association of Home Builders, will provide an update regarding the ongoing economic impact of COVID-19 and his latest thoughts on what a recovery will look like on Friday, May 15 at 10:30 am. To join NCHBA’s Virtual Town Hall: join […]

NAHB has published a video toolbox talk that demonstrates proper safety precautions for workers on a home building job site to prevent the transmission of the new coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 illness. The video, available in English and Spanish, is intended to provide live examples of guidance NAHB has provided to members during the coronavirus crisis, […]

The Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) has published important updates to its guidance for construction employers, employees and contractors on coronavirus exposure prevention, preparedness and response. NAHB is a key member of CISC. The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Plan for Construction describes how to prevent worker exposure to coronavirus, protective measures to be taken on the job site, personal […]

Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, will participate in a webinar with NAHB members on Tuesday, April 28. Federal Housing Commissioner Brian Montgomery will join Secretary Carson to address HUD and FHA initiatives in response to the economic crisis caused by the novel coronavirus. Single-family and multifamily builders, remodelers and related companies […]

NAHB has hosted 12 webinars this month to provide members with guidance on a variety of topics related to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on business operations. These webinars give members an opportunity to ask questions directly to NAHB staff and outside experts. NAHB continues its Coronavirus Webinar Series this week on the following […]

VOTE for Community Housing Solutions The Future Fund is sponsoring their annual “Shark Tank” type event as a livestream event on Tuesday, April 21 at 6 pm. Ten local non-profits are competing for an opportunity to win a grand prize of $20,000. GBA member Community Housing Solutions is one of the finalists and they need […]

April 16, 2020 The Guilford County Stay-at-Home Order expires Thursday, April 16. Beginning at midnight, Friday, April 17, Greensboro, High Point and Guilford County will fall under the North Carolina Stay-at-Home Order (find it here https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO121-Stay-at-Home-Order-3.pdf) FAQs: https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/200327_FAQ-SAH-Order_FINAL.pdf Find more at the NC Dept of Health & Human Services Website for COVID-19 https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/covid19 City officials are asking Greensboro residents […]

April 14, 2020 Working with area real estate and building associations, we have collaborated to send a unified message and request to our elected officials regarding amendments to the existing Guilford County Stay-at-Home order that has harmful, unique restrictions on real estate brokerage services.  We are asking for consistency with respect to real estate practices […]

NAHB Update: April 9, 2020 With prospective buyer traffic severely diminished in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, home builders would be wise to scale back on their advertising investments. But cutting across the board is reckless and could lead to long-term challenges. To help business owners and sales teams determine how and where to […]

NAHB has been providing valuable resources for members interested in the small business loans that were created in the recent federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act including an online document, CARES Act and Small Business Lending Programs, that offers more details about these small business lending programs, including the conditions required for loan […]

April 6, 2020 NAHB Update As part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Congress made several changes that will financially impact both individuals and businesses to help stabilize the economy. And for essential businesses that continue to operate and provide services at a workplace or jobsite, there are many things to […]

NAHB Webinar: COVID-19 Update for Your Workplace https://www.nahb.org/Advocacy/Industry-Issues/Emergency-Preparedness-and-Response/Coronavirus-Preparedness/Protect-Your-Business/Webinar-Replay-COVID-19-Update-for-Your-Workplace April 1, 2020 – NCHBA Update The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA) becomes effective April 1, 2020 and runs through December 31, 2020. The FFCRA requires employers with less than 500 employees to provide: up to two weeks (80 hours for full-time employees or two […]

March 26, 2020 As Guilford County is under a Stay-at-Home Order effective March 27, critical trade occupations, such as building and construction, have been designated essential services and allowed to continue operations. As you proceed with work on your jobsites, it is imperative that safety measures and precautions be communicated and in place. Industry Resources […]

Provided by NAHB…find additional resources on their website. Know the Symptoms of COVID-19 Coughing, fever, shortness of breath, and difficulty breathing. Early symptoms may include chills, body aches, sore throat, headache, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, and runny nose.  If you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, DO NOT GO TO WORK and call your health-care […]

March 25, 2020 4 pm Beginning at 5 pm on Friday, March 27, the City of Greensboro, High Point and Guilford County will be under a Stay-at-Home Order. The order is in effect through Thursday, April 16. Winston-Salem is under a similar order. The order is to keep residents at home, avoiding normal day-to-day activities, business […]

March 25, 2020 City & County – Planning & Inspections Both the City of Greensboro and Guilford County have advised that they consider planning and inspections as essential services. See new updates below. Follow links to their websites for ongoing updates. City of Greensboro  Melvin Municipal Building will be closed to public effective March 26 […]

March 19, 2020 NCHBA Builders Members,   We must do our part to keep our projects safe for anyone we need on our jobs. Our livelihoods,but more importantly our lives, and the lives of our clients and their families depend on these safety measures.   For our employees, tradespeople, and vendors we need to take […]

The Association’s Annual Awards were presented on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Starmount Forest County Club. The following individuals and organizations were recognized for their contributions to the Association, the community and the building industry. Join us in congratulating each recipient. Eugene Gulledge Award The Eugene Gulledge Award for Distinguished Service is the highest honor […]

Utilize this NEW Member-Only Job Posting Service Knowing how critical the labor shortage is for our members…as part of our Construction Careers initiative, we have launched an online job posting service.  The website link to a listing of available jobs in our industry will be shared with Guilford County Schools and GTCC students looking to […]

We did it again…built four homes in one week…October 26-November 1.  Special thanks to our builder teams along with our suppliers and trade contractors who are donating and/or discounting materials and labor for this year’s build. Brickwood Builders, Inc. CAD Home Crafters, LLC Disney Construction Co.  Granville Homes, LLC JLB Remodeling, Inc. John Hodgin Construction […]

Licensees and qualifiers needs to set up your ONLINE account to renew your contractor’s license at www.NCCLiC.org. No paper applications will be mailed. General contractors may go online to access their license renewal applications and complete the process quickly, easily and securely. It’s fast – no more waiting for the mail and going back and […]

On Sunday afternoon, April 15, 2018, a tornado with 135 mph winds killed one person and caused significant destruction to more than 1,000 homes, businesses and schools in eastern Greensboro.  Overall, there was more than $48 million worth of damage done to residential, commercial and institutional structures. About $30 million of that was damage done […]

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