Legislative Update: One Week Down

The Minnesota State Legislature gaveled into a new biennium on Tuesday, January 8th. Much of the first...

January 15, 2019 By Mark

Contractor University Receives Prestigious IACET Accreditation for Continuing Education Courses

BATC-Housing First Minnesota is pleased to announce the International Association for Continuing...

January 14, 2019 By Katie

Regulatory Affairs Update: Governor Tim Walz Appoints Commissioners, DLI Prepares For Draft of New Codes

Governor Tim Walz officially took office as Minnesota’s 41 governor on Monday, Jan. 6. With the new administration...

January 8, 2019 By Nick


Single-Family Permits Flat in 2018

Overall the 2018 residential construction permit numbers show that it was a good year, but with little...

January 2, 2019 By Katie

Legislative Preview: Housing Emerges as Top Tier Issue

New Year, New Biennium, New Governor, New House When the legislature gavels in to begin a new legislative...

January 2, 2019 By Mark

3 Reasons to Attend the Builders and Remodelers Show

The annual Builders and Remodelers Show (BRS) is the go-to event of the year for builders and remodelers....

December 26, 2018 By Laura


BATC-Housing First Minnesota Requests No New Energy Code