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CHBA-NL Annual Golf Classic

Get ready for some fun in the sun and golf tourney shenanigans – CHBA-NL’s best networking event of the year!

Bundle Up and Save!

Discounts on Manuals for CHBA MembersDid you know that CHBA members receive discounted pricing on the nationally bestselling Builders’ Manual, the Renovators’ Manual, and the Adaptiv Home Renovation Manual? Get

NLCSA Annual General Meeting June 20, 2023

The 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Safety Association (NLCSA) will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at 12:00 noon, for the following purposes:

Investments in Affordable Housing for Seniors – NLHC

Investments in Affordable Housing for Seniors – Media Release

Home Builders’ Celebrates NL’s first home qualified under the CHBA Net Zero Home labeling program.

Press Release – NL’s first Net Zero Ready Home

CHBA-BC and CHBA-NL Sign MOU to Deliver Training

An official memorandum of understanding was signed on October 26th between the Canadian Home Builders Association of British Columbia (CHBA BC) and the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of Newfoundland & Labrador

Housing Starts Press Release

CMHC’s housing starts press release for Newfoundland and Labrador has just been released and can be accessed by clicking here.  

National Scene August 2016

Check out the August edition of the National Scene here!

City of St. John’s Economic Outlook 2016

Economic Outlook 2016 reports that economic growth in the St. John’s Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) is expected to increase marginally this year, with real gross domestic product (GDP) expected to

National Scene – June 2016

Check out the latest edition of the National Scene!

Statement on Clarification of House Price Statistics

NLAR and CHBA-NL are warning consumers to not read too much into the recent forecast on average house prices released by the Canadian Real Estate Association, so that consumers better understand the context of the report.

Housing Starts May 2016

The number of new home construction starts in St. John’s declined slightly last month, compared to both the month and year before.

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) says numbers were trending at 749 for May.

The 2016 HBA of the Year is CHBA-NL!

Winners were announced for the CHBA Leadership Awards at the National Conference in Kelowna where CHBA-NL received HBA of the Year! This award recognized their overall excellence in delivering a strong

Lower Activity Expected for St. John’s Area Housing Market

According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC’s) Spring Housing Market Outlook – St. John’s report, housing market activity this year and in 2017 will be at lower levels than


CMHC released the 2016 April housing starts for St. John’s today. 

Home Builders Welcome Public Transit, Infrastructure and Housing Investments in Federal Budget

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) welcomed the government’s Budget plan to invest in public transit systems and municipal infrastructure, which will help make houses more affordable. “Federal investment of

Contacts with High Voltage Equipment Continue to be a Major Concern

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Electrical Contact Prevention Working Group is expressing major concern over the number of contacts with electrical equipment and infrastructure. Click here to read the media release.

CMHC August 2015 Housing Starts in Canada

CMHC August 2015 Housing Starts in Canada

CMHC Releases 2015 Second Quarter Results

CMHC Releases 2015 Second Quarter Results

St. John’s Housing Starts – July 2015

Keep up to date on the latest housing market information from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

June 2015 Housing Starts in St. John’s

June 2015 St. John’s Housing Starts

New Home Receives ENERGY STAR® Certification – Emerging Trend in New Home Construction

St. John’s has its most recent ENERGY STAR® certified new home. On June 9th, members of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (CHBA-NL), ERCO Homes and AmeriSpec

City of Corner Brook Launches Housing Incentive Program

The Council of the City of Corner Brook launched a new Housing Incentive Program aimed at stimulating new residential housing construction in the City. At a press conference  Mayor Charles

City of St. John’s – New Software Improves Inspection Process

Beginning this month, City of St. John’s Building Inspectors will be armed with a new technology that will improve the inspection process for both the public and inspectors alike.  To

CMHC Housing Market Outlook Press Release – May 25, 2015

St. John’s Spring 2015 Housing Market Outlook Press Release May 25 2015  

32nd Annual Canadian Home Builder’s Association Newfoundland and Labrador Home Show

EVERYTHING HOME AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Discover your latest home renovation or new home construction at the annual Canadian Home Builders’ Association Newfoundland and Labrador Home Show. Prepare yourself for the province’s

2014 Building Excellence & Residential Growth (BERG) Awards Gala

The Newfoundland and Labrador residential construction industry celebrated the best  in the industry at the Sheraton Hotel tonight with 300 guests.   The event was attended by many industry professionals, including

Doing Density Right: A conversation about the future of our city

Media Release For Immediate Release Doing Density Right Happy City partnering with St. John’s Board of Trade and the Canadian Home Builders’ Association – NL to talk about the future of

NEIA: Province Must Move Forward with Renewable Energy Policies

The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association says implementation of renewable energy policies is critical to green energy sector growth.