News Archive


2019 HBA Presidential Inaugural and Awards Ceremony

Tickets and Sponsorships are still available!

Mark Your Calendar for the 2019 HBA Presidential Inaugural and Award Ceremony! Don't miss the installation of our 2019 HBA President, Dona Niswonger of Union Savings Bank, and the new Board of Directors on Friday, January 25, 2019! It will be a great evening of food, beverages, celebration and awards for the association.


Veterans Find New Careers in Home Building

In the home building industry, rather than simply thanking veterans for their service to our country, many builders also are hiring veterans. The industry has long focused on training veterans through the Home Builders Institute, the nonprofit partner of NAHB. The HBI Military and Veterans Program operates on a number of U.S. military bases with training, certification and placement services focused on landing home building jobs for transitioning military members and veterans.


Winter Mid-Week Meet Up a Success

Thank you to all who attended and to our gracious hosts, Appliance Gallery

Last evening, members and friends of the Home Builders Association of Dayton met for the final Mid-Week Meet Up of 2018 at Appliance Gallery of Dayton. More than 70 people were in attendance to enjoy amazing food, more than $1,500 in raffle prizes and a special check presentation to The Victory Project.


Dayton Builders Counted Among Best of Ohio Once Again

On November 13, the Ohio Home Builders Association announced their 2018 Best of Ohio Homes Awards and, once again, some of the Home Builders Association of Dayton's builders were winners. Dan DeVol of Daniel Devol Custom Builder and Jim Zengel of Zengel Group were awarded trophies for their stunning entries. DeVol won Best Custom Home 2,501-3,500 Square Feet and Zengel won Best Bathroom Renovation Over $50,000.


How to Survive an ICE Inspection

When ICE Comes Calling: U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement on the Jobsite

NAHB has teamed up with a team of immigration law experts to provide members with information on what to expect – and what to do – when a jobsite gets a visit from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).


Home Construction Arbitration Rules

The American Arbitration Association, commonly referred to as the “AAA” provides numerous structures for dispute resolution. What many businesses and contractors are unaware of however is that to leverage to the most beneficial set of rules they typically need to be specified in a party’s contract. All too often, contractors and businesses have formed utilizing “off the rack” documents that simply make generic reference to “Arbitration” without specifying any particular form or forum, or even a specific set of rules.


Register your 2018 Best of Ohio Homes Categories

Will you be the next winner of the Best of Ohio?

The Best of Ohio Homes Awards is in its third year and the program is presented by the Ohio Home Builders Association. The goal is to recognize builder and remodeler members for completing the BEST projects in the state.


2018 Showcase Home

The HBA's Showcase Home Has Started!

The Home Builders Association of Dayton is proud to announce the ceremonial groundbreaking for its 2018 Showcase Home and the start of an exciting new project for our members! This project is being managed by Peebles Homes and is supported by our amazing members.


Women in Construction Week!

March 4-10 is National Women in Construction week, and we are very proud to feature some of the best and brightest female leaders in our association.


Find Gas Pipeline Projects

Hate to be caught in traffic due to construction? Our friends at Vectren have you covered!

Natural gas pipeline construction in neighborhoods is underway and will continue throughout most of the year. To find specific locations or addresses, visit


New Member Spotlight

Welcome McDougall-Marsh Land Surveyors to the Home Builders Association of Dayton! We are happy to serve you!