What Is The HBA?
The Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City (HBA) is the voice of the housing industry and the source for housing information. Comprising approximately 500 memeber companies, the HBA represents an industry that contributes morethan $1.5 billion to the Kansas City economy and supports more than 20,000 jobs in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area. For more information, visit www.kchba.org.
What is the HBA doing to alleviate the labor shortage in the industry?
The HBA has created a Workforce Development Task Force to help address our current labor shortage. Last year, the task force began a multi-pronged approach that includes student outreach, partnering with career placement programs, and offering classes about the home-building process and the skilled trades associated with it.