Membership Types

NAHB serves the entire home building and remodeling industry. About one-third of NAHB’s members are home builders and/or remodelers, while the remaining two-thirds work in closely related fields such as mortgage financing and building products. Our members include:

Builder Members
Builders are the heart and soul of NAHB. Builder members are directly involved in building homes. They include small-volume builders, production builders, light commercial builders and remodelers. Builders join NAHB though their local home builders association. To learn more about the benefits of membership or for help getting started, contact Chris Driver at 800-368-5242 x8347.

Associate Members
Associate members provide products or services to home builders. They sell lumber, windows, appliances, etc. or offer services such as mortgage finance. Most associate members join NAHB though their local home builders association. Large national suppliers join NAHB directly through the NAHB Leading Suppliers Council. See Major National Suppliers below for more information. To learn more about associate membership, contact Sonora Munks at 800-368-5242 x8246.

Affiliate Members
The affiliate member category enables the employees of builder and associate members to reap the rewards of NAHB membership at a fraction of the cost. Not every HBA offers affiliate memberships, so please check with your local association for availability. To learn more about affiliate membership, contact Chris Driver at 800-368-5242 x8347

International Members (Builder or Associate)
If you reside outside the United States, you can still enjoy the benefits of membership in the world's largest trade association of housing industry professionals through International membership. NAHB International Members currently hail from 50+ countries around the world and join directly through NAHB. NAHB offers both International Builder Membership and International Associate Membership. To learn more, contact Giuliana Nava at 800-368-5242 x8182.

Major National Suppliers
Leading building suppliers and service providers can participate in NAHB by joining the NAHB Leading Suppliers CouncilMembership is open to all industry suppliers. If you are a major supplier or service provider, you can learn more about how to join by contacting Chris McLarty at 800-368-5242 x8247.

Student Members
Student members study building-related subjects at their high schools, vocational schools, technical schools, community colleges or universities. Students join NAHB by becoming members of their local student chapters. To learn more about student membership or for information on forming a new student chapter, visit, send an email to or call 800-795-7955.

Joining NAHB is easy. Learn more about the benefits of membership today.

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