Membership is encouraged and open to all companies and individuals involved in the housing industry. Below are some of the benefits of becoming a member and active in the housing industry.
General Membership Meetings are designed to provide our members with information and knowledge to succeed in the home-building industry. We offer educational courses toward many professional designations as well as for contractor licensing in many local jurisdictions.
Get to know our other members at our social events such as: General Membership Meetings, The Remodeler's Council Home Improvement Show, The Parade of Homes, The Parade Preview Party, Golf Tournament, & our Annual Banquet.
Resources keep members updated about the industry and Association in many ways including the Blueprint Newsletter, the E-newsletter, and access to national information from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
The Home Builders Association (HBA) governmental affairs representatives work at the local, state, and national levels to support pro-housing candidates that allow HBA members to build housing choices and keep the housing industry strong. The Political Action Committee (PAC) gives members the opportunity to support HBA efforts at all levels or in the areas where they do business.
Members can take advantage of numerous opportunities to promote their business as sponsors and advertisers of events, publications, and the website.
When a company joins the Association, they also become a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Texas Association of Builders (TAB), which offers a wide variety of benefits at the national and state level. Members enjoy educational opportunities, national and state networking events, informative publications, pertinent market information, and national governmental affairs support throughout the year.
Member Benefits Through TAB
As a member of TPBA you become a member of TAB. Through TAB, you are entitled to receive the benefits of programs & services that are not available to the general public. Many of these programs are discounted or enhanced for members and they provide revenue back to the association. Additionally, Company representatives are members of TAB.
TAB represents your interests at the Texas Capitol and before state regulatory agencies. Through it's lobbying efforts and relationships with state officials, TAB is protecting your interests year-round. In addition, members are encouraged to participate in TAB's Rally Day, held during each Texas Legislative Session, and to contribute to TAB's political action committee, HomePAC. Visit the government affairs section of the TAB website for more information.
Member's Choice Marketplace
Member's Choice Health Insurance & Employee Benefits Marketplace is a selection of voluntary and ancillary benefits: health, dental, vision, life, long & short term disability, and many others written just for TAB members. For more information and to learn how to participate, visit TABinsuranceMarketplace.com
TAB Endorsed Insurance Program
Developed with the backing of the strongest insurance carriers serving the Texas Building industry, the exclusive TAB Endorsed Insurance Program offers new, flexible options and rates that are more competitive than ever before. Products include General Liability, Builders's Risk, Workers Compensation, Excess Liability and commercial umbrella. For a complete list of program agents visit BuilderAgentNetwork.com or call (866) 837-4507.
Model Construction Safety Program and Jobsite Safety Standards Package
TAB's Model Safety Plan and training webinar will provide you with comprehensive guidelines to help you train your employees regarding their responsibilities and to help you establish good safety procedures and systems for record keeping required by OSHA .
Sunbelt Builders ShowTM
As a member of the Texas Association of Builders, you are a stake holder in the sunbelt Builders ShowTM. Sunbelt is fully owned and operated by TAB and is it's largest revenue-generator, behind dues and the endorsed insurance program. Visit SunbeltBuildersShow.com for complete Show information.
2015-2017 Texas Residential Construction Contracts Package
Available only to our builder members, TAB's contracts package subscription is your blueprint for typical construction and remodeling transactions and can save you thousands of dollars in legal fees. At $399.99 the two year subscription includes eight residential construction and remodeling contracts, as well as dozens of related addenda and associated agreements.
Member Rebate Program
As a builder or remodeler member you are eligible to receive money back from dozens of housing industry product manufactures.