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Builders rally against bill increasing code requirements

Several BIAW leaders joined BIAW lobbyist Brent Ludeman in testifying against ESHB 1770, which, among other things: Requires new buildings…

Join IFC and IBC public hearing

The International Fire Code (IFC) and International Building Code (IBC) have a public hearing Friday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m.…

February 2022 Building Insight

Welcome to the February 2022 Building Insight! This month, we: Introduce a new BIAW service Give tips for talking to…

News Release: Special report: Permitting delays add more than $22,000 to the price of new homes

Permitting delays add roughly $22,000 to the price of a new home. This is according to recent analysis by the…

Washington’s long-term care program delayed

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced an 18-month delay in the implementation of the state’s long-term care program. The two bills…

BIAW supports CTE bill- HB 1162

BIAW prioritizes workforce development across all departments. That’s why we’re supporting legislation this session to give students flexibility in their…