March 26th – COVID 19 HBA of CNM Update

As of today, City of Albuquerque is still issuing permits by phone and inspections will continue as normal. If there are any other updates we will post them as they become available.

March 24th – COVID 19 HBA of CNM Update

Yesterday at 3:00 PM, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued a public health order (Public Health Order 03-23-2020) pertaining to numerous business closures and limited activity for all citizens of New Mexico; Residential Construction was exempt from the order allowing for continued operations. (Public Health Order attached below).  As essential, we MUST comply with all OSHA ( and New Mexico Health … Read More

COVID-19 HBA of CNM Resource Page

his page is meant to be a virtual community space with HBA of CNM members regarding the impacts of the COVID-19 virus on the Central New Mexico area’s residential construction industry.

Surge of new home development expected in ABQ in 2020

BY PILAR MARTINEZ / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A surge of new home development is expected in Albuquerque and its surrounding areas in coming months, according to a panel of real estate professionals speaking at a NAIOP New Mexico event Monday. The swell of development anticipated in 2020 is driven by a metro area housing shortage as well as … Read More

Lobo Builders, Student NAHB Chapter

The NAHB Student Chapter, Lobo Builders, from the University of New Mexico (UNM) competed at this year’s International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The competing team was compiled of three students that are getting their degrees in the construction management program at UNM.   The extensive project is handed out in September and the students have four months to … Read More

Petra Krebbs, a Jon Gordon Certified Speaker!

  Wednesday, January 8th 8:30am-9:00am Breakfast 9:00am-10:00am Program Ready for a game changer? Learn valuable lessons and discover proven strategies for becoming the best at work and life. You will find inspiration and action steps with the Training Camp. Seize the moments in 2020 to leave a legacy for yourself and your team. Greatness is a life mission and it … Read More

1st Annual Vendor Showcase Vendor List and Information – Updated

Home Builders Association of Central New Mexico’s First Annual Vendor Showcase Thursday, September 12th, 2019 Come by between 12:00PM – 6:00pm CNM Workforce Training Center 5600 Eagle Rock Ave NE 87113 Join us and over 40 exhibitors and great educational presentations be part of the HBACNM’s premier vendor showcase! Free educational presentations will take place at the top of every … Read More

Getting involved with the HBA

So many times we get the questions, “how can I get involved with the HBA?” or “what council or committee would be good for me and my company?”. The answer is simple; getting involved with the HBA will provide you and your company with an unmatched network of individuals that are involved somewhere in the housing industry. These individuals can … Read More

Housing development planned in Belen for the first time in 20 years

BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – Within the next few weeks, a massive dirt lot near I-25’s Belen exit will be turned into 92 new homes. “It’s been about 20 years since we’ve seen a new housing development in Belen,” said Belen Mayor Jerah Cordova. Cordova says more people are moving to Belen than they have houses for. “Belen, right now, is … Read More

Breaking News: Court Decision on Formaldehyde

Late yesterday, industry trade associations including NAHB reached an agreement with EPA and the Sierra Club on how the formaldehyde rule will be implemented. A suit filed by the Sierra Club against EPA challenging a rule implementation extension would have disrupted the supply chain for cabinets, flooring and other composite wood products—causing increased prices and reduced product availability for remodelers. … Read More