Why NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council

55+ Housing Industry Council members meet the unique housing needs of the strongest growth segment of the housing market by building homes and communities for persons 55+, persons 62+, and multiple generations. The 55+ Housing Industry Council is one of the nation’s leading organization’s focused on the needs of the senior housing industry.

NAHB Membership

  • NAHB has about 700 local home builder associations across the country. Join NAHB to access member benefits, networking and education opportunities at the local, state and national level – it’s a 3-for-1 deal. Contact a local HBA in your area to join today.
  • Already an NAHB member? Read on to find out how to access benefits exclusive to 55+ Housing Industry members.
  • Already a 55+ Housing Industry member? Click here for access to members-only information and resources.

55+ Housing Industry Council Membership

Members communicate and collaborate with other 55+ professionals to make deals and valuable business connections and to discuss industry issues.

Membership in the 55+ Housing Industry Council is available only to NAHB members. To join, start at the local level. Look for the closest 55+ Council at the local home builders association (HBA). If one is available, sign up! By becoming a member at a local 55+ Council, you also become a member of the national 55+ Housing Industry Council.

If the local HBA does not have a 55+ Council, join the council as an at-large member for $100 per year. At-large members receive the same benefits as those who join at the local level.

Benefits Available to 55+ Housing Industry Council Members

During the NAHB’s International Builders’ Show®, the 55+ Housing Industry Council offers a wide variety of education sessions presented by seasoned professionals in the field. The council also provides a number of 55+ housing-related activities in the 55+ Housing Central, where all show attendees are welcome. The Centrals’ informal setting is perfect for presentations, discussions and networking with other 55+ industry professionals from other markets. Members come away with fresh insight on trends, creative approaches to business problems and lasting friendships.

The NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council offers access to exclusive NAHB research through eSource, a bi-weekly newsletter that also delivers important information on regulations and legislation affecting council members. Additionally, members receive the 55+ Housing Online magazine, a quarterly publication featuring case studies, award winning projects, interviews with experts and the hottest new products.

Membership includes discounted application and admission rates to the Best of 55+ Housing Awards. It is the industry’s only national awards program honoring excellence in design, lifestyle and marketing of housing that appeals to seniors. The awards program gives members a showcase for quality work that is innovative, trendy and which serves the mature demographic well.