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August 15 – North Fulton Chapter Social

August 22 – Inner Atlanta Chapter Lunch Meeting

August 28 – HBA Board of Directors Meeting

This Week at the GAHBA

Date: Thursday, July 12

Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Place: The Painted Duck

Cost: $45

Come enjoy a night of food, drinks, bowling, and fun with the Professional Women in Building Council! Pre-registration is required – no walk ins. Must be 21 to attend. For more information, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or


Date: Wednesday, August 15

Time: 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Place: HBA Office 

Cost: FREE for BDL Council Members, $25 HBA Members, $35 Non-Members

Eugene James of Metrostudy will present an exclusive update on the Atlanta housing market. The report will include the latest data on job growth, consumer confidence, new permits, and housing/lot inventory. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or

Date: Thursday, August 16

Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Place: Tin Lizzy's Cantina - Perimeter

Cost: $25

For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or


Date: Thursday, August 23

Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Place: Pontoon Brewing (Sandy Springs)

Cost: $25 Non-Player, $30 Individual Cornhole Player, $60 Two-Person Team

Come test your skills at the Young Professionals Group Boards & Brews Cornhole Tournament! For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or

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Date: Tuesday, June 26

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Place: HBA Office

Cost: FREE

All members are encouraged to attend. It’s a great way to get more involved and find out how the HBA works! Lunch will be served.

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday, July 18

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Place: HBA Office

If you are interested in reaching out to fellow members and helping the HBA grow its membership, the committee would love to have you. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or



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Membership Benefits

NAHB/HBA members can save up to 25% off Avis car rental base rates when making reservations with Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number G572900! Click here to make a reservation now and see additional offers and promotions from Avis!

Click here to find out about discounts and benefits available to HBA members through NAHB!


Take advantage of the Job and Resume Postings section of our website.

Looking for employees? Download the Job Board order form on the website and submit your company’s job openings.

Looking for a new position? Send your resume to to have your resume posted.

Government Affairs

Brookhaven: The Brookhaven City Council approved a six-month moratorium on all land use petitions and land development permits on Buford Highway. The moratorium will be in effect through December 31, but may be rescinded earlier. Click here for additional information.

Forsyth: Forsyth planners presented a draft of their proposed residential design standards to the County Commission. The presentation was cut short, and they will be coming back to present to the Commission again on August 7. The planners anticipate guidance from the Commission at the work session.

Cobb: Kevin Gobble has been hired as the Development & Inspections Manager for Cobb County.

Remember, if you see something, say something. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or

Next Meeting

Date: Tuesday, July 17

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Place: HBA Office 

The Government Affairs Committee meets on the third Tuesday of every month. All HBA members are encouraged to get involved with the committee and their respective chapters. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or

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Date: Thursday, July 26

Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Place: Tucker Brewing Company (Tucker)

Cost: $20 HBA Members, $25 Non-Members

For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or


Date: Thursday, August 2

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: Crystal Lake Golf & Country Club (Hampton)

Cost: $15 HBA Members, $25 Non-Members

The Metro South Chapter includes Clayton, Henry, and South Fulton Counties – all members who live, work, or do business in these areas are encouraged to attend! The presentation will include Henry County Commissioner candidates Renae Crutches and Vivian Thomas, and a housing market update by Metrostudy. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or


Date: Tuesday, August 7

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: The River Club (Suwanee)

Cost: $20 HBA Members, $30 Non-Members

You won't want to miss the next Gwinnett Chapter lunch meeting with guest speaker Congressman Rob Woodall! For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or

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  The Forsyth Chapter hosted a lunch meeting last week at Lanier Golf Club with guest speakers Steve Holder, Chief Building Official for Forsyth County, and Tom Brown, Director of Planning and Zoning for Forsyth County. Thank you to all who attended!  

Date: Wednesday, August 29

Time: 9:30 a.m., Shotgun Start at 10:00 a.m.

Place: Atlanta National Golf Club (Milton)

Cost: $550 Foursome, $150 Individual

Lunch will be provided, along with a reception following the tournament. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Click here to download the golf packet. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or



The State renewal website has planned maintenance and will be down June 29-July 3.


Click here to go online and renew your license ASAP. If you receive an error message on the website, refresh the page to bypass the error message. If the error message does not bypass, you will need to try the entire renewal process another time.


You will know your renewal is complete once you input your credit card information and submit your payment. A message will come up saying you are renewed and paid $100. Print this page as verification for the renewal and payment.



Continuing education credit requirements:

Residential Basic: 6 credit hours (3 per year, July-June)

Residential Light Commercial: 12 credit hours (6 per year, July-June)  



Click here for the list of upcoming classes offered by the GAHBA.

 Online classes are available at



The Greater Atlanta HBA is excited to announce the revision of the HBA contracts! Frank Brown of Weissman Attorneys at Law has rewritten the contracts, and the 2018 version is now available for purchase through the online bookstore. When you purchase the 2018 HBA contracts online, you will receive a link to download the contract files.

The contracts are $12 for HBA members and $22 for non-members.

We are asking that you stop using any old versions of the contracts and only use the 2018 contracts.

Click here to go to the Greater Atlanta HBA online bookstore.

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On Friday, supporters of HomeAid Atlanta and The Drake House celebrated the completion of The Drake Village with a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony. Volunteer Builder Captain Dan O’Dwyer of O’Dwyer Properties led the total renovation of two apartment buildings adjacent to The Drake House’s crisis housing complex, adding 56 additional beds and more than doubling The Drake House’s capacity to serve homeless women and children in North Fulton County.


Get your foursome or sponsorship now for the 2018 Housing the Homeless Golf Tournament on Tuesday, November 6, at Capital City Club Crabapple. 

Click here for more information and to register online.

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