2022 Virginia General Assembly Session Update

2022 Virginia General Assembly Session We have reached the part of Session known as “Crossover” – the mid-point of the 60-day Session when each Chamber (House and Senate) must complete their work on the bills introduced by their respective members. This week, the...

News & Updates from HBAV – December 2021

In this issue: HBAV Installs 2022 Officers Education Foundation Awards Scholarships HBAV Approves Strategic Plan Virginia Election Results Wetland Permit Updates Lumber Tariffs Double HBAV 2022 Marketing and Sponsorships Member Welcome – December 16 HBAV...

UPDATE: Wetland Permitting

An update on Wetland Permitting as of 12.1.2021 — During the week of November 15, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began reissuing the 16 Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 nationwide permits (NWPs) that it suspended during the week of November 1,...

Status Update: Wetland Permitting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) has suspended issuance of 16 Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 nationwide permits (NWPs). This decision will affect both the residential and commercial construction industries. Both HBAV and NAHB have communicated the urgency of reaching a resolution to USACE headquarters and requested a timeline for again issuing permits.