Member Benefits

Membership is encouraged and open to all companies and individuals involved in the housing industry. Below are some of the benefits of becoming an HBA member and active in the housing industry.

Governmental Affairs Support

The HBA’s governmental affairs representatives work at the local, state and national levels to support pro-housing candidates and initiatives that allow HBA members to build affordable housing and keep the housing industry strong. The political action committee gives members the opportunity to support HBA efforts at all levels or in the areas where they do business.

Consumer Connections

Kansas City is home to one of the largest home tours in the country. Builders who participate in the HBA’s Spring and Fall Parade of Homes and awards contests receive the benefit of comprehensive and professional advertising and promotion.

Educational Opportunities

Seminars are designed to provide members with information and knowledge to succeed in the home-building industry. The HBA offers educational courses toward many professional designations from the National Association of Home Builders.

Networking Opportunities

Get to know other members at social events such as the Parade awards ceremonies, Inaugural Gala, International Builders’ Show hospitality suites, golf tournament, and clay shoot.

Industry Information

The HBA keeps members updated about the industry and association in many ways including the monthly Building Business News, the e-newsletter This Week at the HBA, and access to national information from the National Association of Home Builders.

National Membership

When a company joins the HBA, they also become a member of the National Association of Home Builders, which offers a wide variety of benefits at the national level. NAHB members enjoy educational opportunities, national networking events, informative publications, pertinent market information, and national governmental affairs support throughout the year.

Cost Savings

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Additionally, HBA members receive special discounts on a wide variety of goods and services.  Check them out … click on the logo to the right.

Marketing Opportunities

HBA members can take advantage of numerous opportunities to promote their businesses as sponsors and advertisers of events, publications, and more.


Member-to-member recruitment and retention efforts are highly valued because of the grassroots growth and stability they bring to the association. Recruiting new members to the HBA is an activity recognized and rewarded through the National Association of Home Builders Spike Club program. Those who participate are called Spikes, and there are several benefits to being a “spike” including an exclusive invite to a party in your honor during the International Builders Show.