Housing Regulation

In Case You Missed It: Housing Affordability Crisis Illustrated in Sunday Article

Posted on April 17, 2017
Home buyers in the Twin Cities face price challenges that place homeownership out of reach for far too many. According to a Sunday report by the St. Paul Pioneer Press, “Outside coastal states like New York and California, the Twin Cities was No.
Posted in BATC News | Tagged Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Housing Data, Housing Regulation, Twin Cities Home Builders

Single Family Permits Spike in Rush to Avoid Code Changes

Posted on February 26, 2015
Roseville, MN (February 26, 2015) – As expected, there was a spike in residential construction permits as many rushed to beat the new residential building codes taking effect over the past several weeks.
Posted in BATC News, Market Information | Tagged BATC, Housing Data Twin Cities, Housing Market, Housing Regulation, Chris Contreras

BATC: Working To Keep Homes Safe and Affordable

Posted on August 16, 2013
There are encouraging signs all around us showing the housing market is recovering. But, home affordability continues to be a concern for Minnesota’s middle class families as government regulation grows. Currently, more than 25 percent of the cost of a new home is the cost of regulations.
Posted in BATC News, General, Advocacy, Parade of Homes | Tagged BATC, new homes, Affordable housing, Housing Regulation