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The Indiana Builders Association (IBA) was joined by Governor Eric Holcomb at their February board meeting to announce IBA’s commitment to endorsing the Governor in his 2020 re-election bid. “It is critical that the home building industry support candidates for public office that understand the important...

The Indiana Builders Association recently awarded the 2019 John C. Hart Presidential Award to State Sen. Linda Rogers of Granger, Indiana. Rogers is the owner of Judy Creek Golf Course in Granger, Indiana and serves as a State Senator for Indiana Senate District 11. The award...

The Indiana General Assembly officially began their “short-session” on January 6 and they are scheduled to wrap up their work by March 14, 2020. The term “short-session” is used for off-budget years when the Indiana General Assembly meets due to a 1970 constitutional amendment that...

Leading up to the 2020 legislative session of the Indiana General Assembly, there are numerous issues impacting housing. The IBA Board of Directors will vote on the policies established by its committees at their meeting on December 3, 2019 at Embassy Suites in Noblesville. All...

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 28, 2019) – Statewide totals for building permits issued in September show 1,447 single-family permits were pulled, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. September permits are down 4 percent from August of 2019, when 1,531 permits were pulled. The 1,447 permits pulled in September...

After 19 months, the rule adoption process is nearly complete for the residential code. On November 7, 2019, the Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission (Commission) approved the proposed rule to amend the 2018 International Residential Code, with a few editorial changes. The proposed...

INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2019) – The U.S. Census Bureau recently released statewide totals for building permits issued in May of 2019 and shows 1649 single-family permits were pulled.  This number is up 3% from April of 2019, when 1602 permits were pulled.  The 1649 permits...