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.
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.
Get to know our other members at our social events such as: General Membership Meetings, Beer With a Builder, The Home Improvement Show, The Parade of Homes™, The Parade Preview Party, Golf Tournament, & our Annual Banquet.
Members can take advantage of numerous opportunities to promote their business as sponsors and advertisers of events, publications, and the website.
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).
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 the Texas Panhandle Builders Association (TPBA), you become a member of the Texas Association of Builders (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.
Member Rebate Program
As a builder or remodeler member, you are eligible to receive money back from dozens of housing industry product manufacturers.
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.
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.
Sunbelt Builders Show™
As a member of the Texas Association of Builders, you are a stakeholder in the sunbelt Builders ShowTM. Sunbelt is fully owned and operated by TAB and is its largest revenue-generator, behind dues and the endorsed insurance program.
Visit SunbeltBuildersShow.com for complete Show 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.
2019-2021 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.
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:
or call (866) 837-4507.
Member Benefits Through NAHB
As a member of the Texas Panhandle Builders Association (TPBA), you become a member of the National Association of Builders (NAHB). Through NAHB, 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 NAHB.
Business Savvy Members Look to NAHB for Savings
Successful businesses are all about saving money to help drive profits. It’s in their DNA. Whether it’s a discount on a product or service or a more efficient way to operate, the smart business person is always looking at ways to cut costs and maximize returns. Through agreements with more than 20 national companies, NAHB offers exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services that can benefit your business, employees, and family. Members save big when they take advantage of these offers and use their member discount at BuilderBooks: NAHB’s Official Bookstore and NAHB Contracts. Explore the range of member savings available below. You can also download an overview of all discounts, including phone numbers and program codes.
More information can be found at: https://www.nahb.org/NAHB-Community/Member-Benefits/Savings
NAHB Consistently Delivers Value for Its Members
NAHB fights for its members on Capitol Hill, in state houses and in the communities where they do business. We work hard to defeat excessive regulations and to protect our members’ bottom lines. Our advocacy efforts include educating policymakers and the Administration, building successful coalitions, and mobilizing NAHB’s grassroots on a range of issues.
NAHB advocates on behalf of its members on a wide range of issues, including the tax code, federal housing programs, regulatory relief, environmental laws, building codes, OSHA, building materials, housing finance and more. A single win in the policy arena can save builders thousands of dollars on every home they build. In recent years, the association's advocacy efforts and other member benefit offerings have provided members with tremendous value — equal to approximately $6,160 per housing start in 2020. This significant savings makes membership in NAHB an essential tool for smart home builders and the diverse businesses that support the home building industry.
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In addition to its broad advocacy efforts, NAHB supports its members through extensive economic analysis and research that provides insight into the housing market, through workforce training programs and through communications efforts that take the housing industry’s unique perspective to policymakers and the public. NAHB staff experts include distinguished economists, tax specialists, financial experts and regulatory and technical specialists. NAHB also supports members through research into innovative building products and construction techniques and the efforts of the association’s legal and land development teams. Plus, NAHB’s own award-winning video production team, NAHB Studios, offers HBAs and members a unique opportunity to tell your story across all media platforms.
Discover how NAHB’s expertise delivers for its members at https://www.nahb.org/NAHB-Community/Member-Benefits/Expertise
NAHB’s educational programs and resources give you the tools you need to gain an edge in the industry. Programs include courses and seminars, offered by in-person and online. Plus, NAHB professional designations provide opportunities to improve your skills and advance your career.
Find out more at https://www.nahb.org/NAHB-Community/Member-Benefits/Knowledge
Exclusive Opportunities to Grow Important Business Relationships
Every pro knows that networking can be a key to business success. That’s why NAHB focuses on providing ample opportunities for members to network in both formal and informal settings. With 140,000 members from all areas of the housing industry, NAHB is a one-stop networking shop. NAHB, along with your state and local associations, provide countless ways for you to meet and build relationships with fellow professionals, future customers and suppliers.
Centrals at the International Builders' Show
The International Builders' Show features designated “Centrals,” special areas for members engaged in the fields of remodeling, custom building, multifamily, 55+ construction, design and sales. A variety of activities are available inside the Centrals including workshops, networking events, round table discussions and guided product tours of the exhibit hall. Each Central offers a specific area of focus within the building industry with its own schedule of events.
20 Clubs Take Networking to a Whole New Level
NAHB's 20 Clubs are comprised of similar type builders or remodelers from non-competing markets who meet several times a year to share their knowledge and learn from each other. Members share and compare financial information, look for trouble spots, and offer each other advice on how to improve performance and increase profit margins. NAHB analysis indicates that 20 Club members perform better than non-members in financial growth and long-term success. Find out more.
Meetings and Events
Learn more about upcoming NAHB meetings and events held around the country.
Mailing List Service
The NAHB Mailing List Service (MLS) provides members with networking and business opportunities through direct mail. Members and others may rent the list to reach more than 117,000 industry professionals or target their marketing to more specific building-industry interest areas. Discounted rates are available to NAHB members for year-round list rentals. Learn more.