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GBAHB 2022 Home Building and Remodeling Showcase

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MONTGOMERY– The Home Builders Licensure Board encourages everyone to attend the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders 2022 Home Building and Remodeling Showcase on June 24-26 at The Finley Center at The Hoover Met Complex. Board staff will be there for the weekend event with our Disaster Response Trailer set up outside the entrance. Come […]

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Testing Score Changes

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New passing scores for Home Builders Examination become effective July 1, 2022!  During its April 2022 meeting, the Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board set new passing scores for both the skills and business and law sections of the examination for license.  Effective July 1, 2022, an applicant will have to score at least a 66 […]

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Building Safety Month

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The Home Builders Licensure Board joined with officials from around the state and the International Code Council as Gov. Kay Ivey signed a proclamation declaring the month of May “Building Safety Month” in Alabama.

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Homebuilders Association Legislative Breakfast

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Homebuilders Association of Alabama held a legislative breakfast honoring Representative Howard Sanderford, R-Huntsville. Representative Sanderford has represented the 20th district since 1989. Representative Sanderford is retiring at the end of his 2022 term, after serving the State of Alabama for 33 years. The breakfast was held on the Avenue of Flags on the lawn of […]

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Solar Panel Advisory Opinion

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Advisory Opinion, AD OP 22-068 ISSUE:           Whether companies and/or individuals need a residential home builders license to install solar panels on residential structures within the state of Alabama. OPINION:     For the installation of solar panels on a residential structure where the cost of the undertaking exceeds $10,000, or $2,500 when the panels are installed on […]

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Reg Changes Clarify Investigation Standards

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New regulations went into effect on February 13, 2022, that clarify and set the minimum standard to be applied in investigations by the Board.  What does this mean going forward?  Work performed based upon a contract entered into after February 13, 2022, when the Board investigates a consumer complaint in a city or county without […]

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Beware of potential home repair scams before storms hit

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Homes damaged by storms in North Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Major warnings on potential home repair scams should the weather do a number on your home Wednesday. Now is the time, state investigators say, to keep your wits and ask questions. It happens after every storm. Allegations of fraud trickle in, con artists swooping in with lightning speed […]

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Attorney General Marshall, Alabama Department of Insurance and Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board Warn of Unlicensed/Unscrupulous Contractors in Wake of Hurricane Sally

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(MONTGOMERY)—As residents begin to clean up from the damage left by Hurricane Sally in Baldwin and Mobile counties and across south Alabama, Attorney General Steve Marshall, Insurance Commissioner Jim Ridling and the Alabama Home Builders Licensure Board caution everyone to be wary of unlicensed and/or unscrupulous contractors who will attempt to take advantage of homeowners. […]

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HBLB Assists Federal Authorities

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Home Builders Licensure Board contributes to investigation by FBI and US Attorney into fraudulent activities by Jefferson County home builder.  See the press release issued by the office of the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Alabama.