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Saturday, January 28, 2017
SUPPORT ELECTRICAL AND COMMERCIAL BUILDING CODE UPDATESThe Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) is taking public comments on two code packages dealing with revisions to the state electrical code and the commercial building code.  As currently drafted, these codes make sensible changes to both codes that do not price families out of housing options. Other groups will be out in more
Categories: General News Article, Madison Area Builders Association
Friday, January 13, 2017
GOVERNMENT OVER-REGULATION Government over-regulation continues to harm the housing industry and potential homeowners looking for moderately priced homes.  In May 2016, the National Association of Home Builders ("NAHB") outlined a recent internal study that showed, nationally, that government regulations account for 24.3% of the final cost of a new single-family home.  Nearly a quarter of the more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Madison Area Builders Association, Political