Becoming an HBA Member
members doing business with members is a hallmark of the HBA.
1. Includes a 3-in-1 Membership
When you join the HBA, you also become a member of the Texas Association of Builders (TAB) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). This benefit brings members the best of all worlds — local networking and resources, along with access to invaluable state and national information and privileges. TAB has nearly 10,000 members across the state. NAHB has 140,000 members nationwide.
2. Representation at All Levels of Government
Advocacy is one of the most important benefits of Membership. From building permitting and development, to statewide tax issues, to federal safety regulation, your membership gives you a voice at city hall, the Texas Capitol, and in Washington, D.C. Additionally, we work with TAB and NAHB on state and national housing issues. Whether it’s working on an Ordinance, testifying at Council — we are here to represent YOU!
Read more about our successful advocacy efforts by year
3. Exclusive Advertising & Marketing Opportunities
As an HBA Member, you will be included in the Annual Membership Directory in both print and digital formats. There are also several opportunities to promote your business through other platforms including traditional advertising options. By far, the most important way to promote yourself is by becoming a regular sponsor. The more events, classes or meetings you sponsor, the more recognition you will have by other members which is key. Our most successful members are those who dive right in, attending every HBA event in order to grow their industry relationships, as well as their business. Learn more about advertising opportunities.
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4. Educational Programming
Whether you are a designer, remodeler, project manager or business owner, the HBA offers a variety of classes and seminars each year to keep you up to date on the industry, as well as general topics to support the growth of your business. See our current education options.
5. Access to members-only information
The Annual Membership Directory and the Groundbreaker bi-weekly eNewsletter provide you with breaking news and current information.
6. Service to Your Community
The HBA has a history of giving back to the community in a variety ways, and our member volunteers have contributed their resources to making their communities better places in which to live, work, and play. From scholarships to charity builds, our members raise hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to support local charitable causes. Read more about community service efforts
7. Expand Your Professional Network
Our Members consist of custom and volume builders, remodelers, developers and a variety of other housing-related entities such as building materials suppliers, trades, banks and designers to name a few. Any company that relies on or is impacted by the housing market can and should be an HBA Member. Network with fellow members on a casual happy hour or attend large-scale events like the MAX Awards or Annual Housing Forecast. Get more involved by joining committees and councils
that interest you for regular face time within a small setting. No matter your interest or mission, there are numerous opportunities to expand your brand, make connections and grow your business. View the HBA’s numerous annual events.
8. Members-only Discounts
You can easily cover the cost of your membership by taking advantage of discount programs offered by your local, state and national associations on products and services that you use everyday, from insurance to office supplies to General Motors vehicles.
The hba membership includes 300+ builder companies
and 400+ associate companies.
an hba membership is three memberships in one. when you join, you automatically also become a member of TAB and nahb.