Pillars of Membership

When you join your local home builders association, you also automatically became a member of the state association and NAHB. Your 3-in-1 membership means you have access to valuable resources that help you gain a competitive advantage. The five pillars of NAHB membership – knowledge, networking, expertise, advocacy and savings – form the foundation to build your future.

Knowledge NAHB’s educational programs 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. NAHB’s official bookstore, BuilderBooks.com, offers members a discount on industry products and publications. Learn more.


NetworkingWith 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. Learn more.


ExpertiseNAHB members have access to expert staff advisors who can address your business questions. Our experts include distinguished economists, tax specialists, financial experts and regulatory and technical specialists. Members also benefit from economic analysis and housing research, as well as NAHB research into innovative building products and construction techniques. Learn more.


AdvocacyNAHB fights for our members on Capitol Hill, in your state and in the communities where you do business. We work hard to defeat excessive regulations and to protect your business. Our advocacy efforts include educating policymakers and the Administration, building successful coalitions, and mobilizing our grassroots on a range of issues.Learn more.


SavingsNAHB’s purchasing power means big savings for you! Your NAHB membership provides you discounts on vehicles, car rentals, shipping, office supplies, computers and more. In fact, NAHB members saved $20 million in 2016 through the NAHB Member Advantage Program. Learn more