California State University San Bernardino, Economic Department: "The Relationship Between Homeownership and Sociological Factors in California: A County-Level Study." In this study, we assess the relationship between homeownership and sociological factors in California with a focus on San Bernardino County.
FACT SHEET: California Homeownership & Sociological Factors
Fact Sheet summarizing the study prepared by California State University San Bernardino, Economic Department: "The Relationship Between Homeownership and Sociological Factors in California: A County-Level Study"
Legislative Luncheon: 2/28/17, West Valley
BIA Presentation: Market Overview and Legislative Update
2016 Government Affairs Yearly Report
The BIA Baldy View Chapter, 2016 Government Affairs Yearly Report is now available. To obtain a full copy of the report, please email Gordon@biabuild.com.
An overview of the Housing Crisis by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). At the local, regional, and statewide level, California has a housing crisis. For a long time, the crisis has been framed as only affecting low income families, but in fact the housing crisis is affecting all segments of the population.
Water District Guide
The BIA Baldy View staff has conducted briefings with numerous water district in our service region. The Water District Guide is a comprehensive package outlining the water landscape in our service region. Please contact Gordon@biabuild.com to obtain a full copy.
BIA Drought Response Flyer
In response to California's Droughts, BIA Baldy View has created a "Drought Solutions and Fact Sheet" to inform the general public about the benefits of home building during the drought.
Homebuilding: Part of the Long-Term Drought Solution
California home builders build the most energy and water efficient homes in the nation, which is a critical component to creating a long-term drought solution. Through Smart Green Building techniques, new homes use half as much water when compared to California’s older existing housing stock.
BIA Baldy View Chapter 2015 School Fees
Click here for a list of all the School Fees in the BIA Baldy View Chapter's service region.
2015-'16 Housing Market Forecast, San Bernardino County
On June 19th 2015 BIA Baldy View hosted the second annual Housing Policy Conference. The event was capped off by a presentation from Real Estate Economics’ (REE), Mark Boud. The study, entitled “Housing Market Forecast and The Economic Impact of New Home Construction in San Bernardino County, California,” outlined the fiscal impact of new home development over the next two years. In the study REE concluded that San Bernardino County has a chronic under supply of new homes, which if addressed properly has the potential to add over one billion dollars of economic activity to the county in the next two years. Click the link below for the full presentation.
Housing the Future
On February 5th 2015 National Community Renaissance hosted a Symposium on the Affordability of Housing and published a study entitled “Housing the Future: The Inland Empire as Southern California’s Indispensable Geography.” Participating in the symposium where local elected officials, realtor associations and the Building Industry Association, Baldy View Chapter (BIA). Click on the link below the view the report
BIA Members - Monthly Gov. Affairs Updates
The BIA Baldy View Chapter's Government Affairs Team publishes a monthly newsletter highlighting important issues and recent successes. For Members Only. To subscribeplease contact Gordon@biabuild.com.
BIA Best Recommended Practices
BIA Baldy View Chapter's Best Recommended Practices brochure for cities regarding the development industry. BIA Baldy View conducts ongoing meetings with local municipalities and utilities to promote the best recommended practices outlined in the brochure.
Economic Benefits of Housing in California
Prepared for the California Homebuilding Foundation by the Center for Strategic Economic Research, The Economic Benefit of Housing in California is a study designed to provide an economic perspective of the housing industry on California's economy and its individual counties.
State and Metro Area House Prices: the “Priced Out” Effect
One of the often overlooked impacts of building regulations is their effect on housing affordability. Every time a local or higher level government issues a new construction regulation it raises construction costs.
California's High Housing Costs: Causes and Consequences
California’s Home Prices and Rents Higher Than Just About Anywhere Else. Housing in California has long been more expensive than most of the rest of the country.
Carbon Footprint of Single-Family Residential New Construction
California's New Homes are the most efficient in the nation. Based on the findings by ConSol, which were reviewed by the CEC, new development whole-house energy usage has decreased significantly despite an increase in the average square footage of new homes.
NAHB- Homeownership Works for America
Owning ahome plays such an important role in family life.It is a cherished ideal for most many American families. They know that homeownership promotes social stability and is critical in creating wealth and providing financial security.
NAHB Builder Link
CapitolConnect™ is a legislative activation tool. NAHB will provide you with a means to conveniently contact your elected officials about the issues that most concern you, your family, and the industry.
2015 Government Affairs Yearly Report
The BIA Baldy View Chapter, 2015 Government Affairs Yearly Report is now available. To obtain a full copy of the report, please emailGordon@biabuild.com.
California's Residential Indoor Water Use
Code and Standards Consulting: California's new homes use 50% less indoor water than older homes