Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati

Become a Member

The Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati is a professional organization of builders, developers, remodelers and related businesses who aspire to be on the leading edge of home building through networking, education and industry advocacy. The association formed in 1934 and represents over 400 builder and associate member companies including about 15,000 employees. We promote professionalism, educational opportunities, economic growth and community development.

 For additional membership information, contact Betsey Kelly at bkelly@cincybuilders.com or (513) 851-6300.

Off to the Races Spring Membership Drive

This April the HBA is offering up to $555 worth of special incentives to new members who join during the month of April including FREE admission to several HBA events to help new members start networking right away!

 

Member Benefits

As a member of the HBA of Greater Cincinnati (or one of its affiliate councils), you have access to dozens of products and services that are specifically designed to make doing business easier. 

Services Included FREE with All Memberships

Associates Council
FREE affiliate council established to provide opportunities for education and networking for non-builder members of the HBA.
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Building Code Committee
Advocacy for builder members with local building departments and Ohio Department of Commerce.  FREE for members.
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Industry Standards Committee/HBA Standard Warranty and Standard Contracts

FREE consumer protection and money-saving dispute resolution service required for all builder members.  Standard contracts for common services are available for builder members to purchase.
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Lunch & Learn Programs
FREE monthly lunchesons hosted by member companies on a variety of small business topics.
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Member 2 Member Discount Program
A FREE place for members to advertise special offers available only to fellow HBA members on www.cincybuilders.com.
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Membership Directory
Both the online and printed versions of the membership directory include FREE listings for all member companies, affiliate and council members as well as classified listings by business activity.
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NAHB Research Tools

FREE economic, housing, and marketing data online.
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Networking Happy Hours
FREE monthly opportunity to connect with peers in the home building industry.  Sponsorships available for $250 each to provide complimentary drinks to builder members. 
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Online Account Management and Event Registration
FREE for members on www.cincybuilders.com/members.
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PR and Governmental Affairs Advocacy and Build PAC
Representation for the home building industry with local and state public officials (elected and appointed) and political action committee to fund pro-housing candidates.  Advocacy program FREE for members.
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Realtor/Builder and Builder/Lender Outreach Committees
The HBA’s effort to foster partnership and communication between builder members and the Realtor and lender communities. FREE for members.
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Benefit and Discount Programs
CareWorks Consultants
Discount on workers comp group rates up to 51% for qualified companies.  FREE quotes for members.
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CVS Caremark Prescription Discount Card
Present the discount card at a participating pharmacy and receive an average of 20% off the regular price of prescription drugs.
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Employer’s Choice Plus
Discounts on workers comp insurance up to 65% on non-group rates for qualified companies, discounts on payroll, HR, benefits administration, and risk management training.  FREE quotes for members.
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Home Builders Purchasing Partnership
Discounts with TalentWise employment screening, Goodyear tires, Verizon Wireless, and Staples.  FREE for members.
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My Community Care
a direct care membership program that provides Home Builder Association member families access to local urgent care and primary care centers for a low monthly rate of $89 per month.
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NAHB Member Advantage

Discounts on GM vehicles, HP computers, UPS, FTD, Hertz, Office Depot, Omaha Steaks, Wyndham hotels, etc.  FREE for members.
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NPG DataQuest
Official housing data content provider of the HBA.
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Office Depot
Discounts on office supplies, equipment, furniture and business services.  FREE for members.
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Omega Processing
Discounted group rates on credit card processing, savings up to 40%. Other services include mobile & web solutions, wireless payment terminals, gift/loyalty card programs & cash advances. FREE no obligation comparison for members.
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SuperFleet Fueling Program
Discounts of $.10 off per gallon of gasoline at Speedway for first 3 months and $.05 off after that.  FREE registration for members.
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Verizon Wireless
Discounts up to 22% on cellular equipment and services for contractor members.  FREE for members.
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Other Programs and Services
Affiliate Membership
Discounted membership opportunity for individuals employed by HBA member firms creating access to discount programs, HBA website members-only content, members-only communication, etc.  $75 per year.
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Education Committee & NAHB Designations

Provides continuing education courses and events on a variety of small business topics to keep members on the leading edge of technology and techniques in the housing industry.  Regularly offers courses culminating in NAHB’s nationwide professional designations specific to the home building industry.
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HOMEARAMA® and CiTiRAMA®
Single-site home shows designed to showcase our builder members’ best handiwork and promote the housing industry.  Many sponsorship opportunities available, including exhibit space in the enclosed HomeZone.
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Cincinnati's New Home and Remodeling Tour
A scattered-site tour of new homes and remodeling projects in the Greater Cincinnati area. With new homes and remodeling projects in a variety of locations and price ranges, the show is the perfect starting place for anyone planning to buy a new home or remodel their current home.
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Online Banner ads on www.cincybuilders.com
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Ohio Valley Development Council

Affiliate council established to provide education, networking, and advocacy/lobbying for land developers, site contractors, consultants and others in the land development industry.  $75 per year.
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Upgraded Membership Levels
Upgraded membership that includes additional marketing benefits, tickets, etc. Classic Level $1,000; Premier Level $1,200; Elite Level $1,800.
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Print ads in HBA Newsline

The HBA’s bi-monthly print publication.
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Sales and Marketing Council
Affiliate council established to provide opportunities for education and networking for sales professionals in the home building industry.  $75 per year.
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Social Events and Membership Meetings

Bowling Nite, the Golf Outing, and regular membership meetings are a few opportunities the HBA provides to encourage networking and connecting with peers in the industry.
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Table Top Nite
Trade show for Associate (non-builder) members to display their products and services to builder members.
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