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UVHBA Members Warm Homes and Hearts in the Annual SubContractor for Santa Event

By Lisa Flinders | February 24, 2020

Every year prior to the holidays, the Utah Valley Home Builders Association’s members rally with the spirit of giving and pool their resources to organize a SubContractors for Santa event. They reach out to the community and find families who might need a little help getting their homes up to code or repairs they might…

UVHBA Awards Dozens of Student Scholarships

By Lisa Flinders | September 17, 2019

Over two dozen students were presented awards from the Utah Valley Home Builders at a recent banquet. Tom Holmoe, athletic director of Brigham Young University, aided in awarding these scholarships. Annually, the UVHBA awards a number of scholarships to help those pursuing higher education. At the banquet, the association proudly announced the closing of Cougar…

Tenth Cougar House Underway

By Lisa Flinders | July 2, 2019

Beginning in 2001, the Utah Valley Home Builders had an idea: build a house to benefit students at Brigham Young University. Eighteen years later, the UVHBA is building its 10thhome and has amassed nearly $2 million in an endowed scholarship for the students at BYU studying construction management and other majors.   Appropriately named for…

Utah Valley Parade of Homes Named Best in the Nation

By Lisa Flinders | June 20, 2019

The Utah Valley Home Builders Associationhas been recognized for its outstanding annual Parade of Homes with an Award of Excellence from the Executive Officers Council (EOC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) naming it the best parade of homes in the nation. For 44 years, the Utah Valley Parade of Homes has become…

Where Does the Money Go from Ticket Sales?

By Lisa Flinders | April 23, 2019

The nationally awarded Utah Valley Parade of Homes is wrapping up another phenomenal parade which included 40 homes on the route this year. Have you ever wondered where the money you paid for your ticket to the Parade of Homes is going? While you’re touring among the nearly 30,000 other attendees admiring these magnificent homes…

Utah’s Housing Industry Is Thriving

By Lisa Flinders | April 23, 2019

Keep building houses! That was the message internationally acclaimed economist Eliot Eisenberg recently told a full-capacity room of members of the Utah Valley Home Builders Association. “It’s what keeps housing affordable.” A former Senior Economist with the National Home Builders Association, Eisenberg praised Utah for its economic stability. “Utah’s population growth is the fifth fastest…