NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council

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The 55+ Housing Industry Council serves builders and industry professionals who work in the strongest growth segment of today’s housing market: meeting the needs of aging, but vibrant boomers.

As the only national organization that focuses on the needs of 55+ residential builders, developers and their clients, we understand the sector. Our members produce housing that will be in high demand now and throughout the next decade. They communicate and collaborate with other 55+ professionals to make deals and valuable business connections as well as discuss industry issues.

In 2016, the median number of housing starts for NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council members was 29, including both single- and multifamily, compared to six units among all NAHB builder members.

If you’re an Associate member who provides products and services to 55+ builders, that productivity is why the NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council is one of the greatest investments your company can make.

Join today.

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Benefits Available to 55+ Housing Industry Council Members


Knowledge 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 Central’s 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.

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.



The Best of 55+ Housing Awards 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 and on trend and that serves the mature demographic well.

SavingsCouncil members receive substantial discounts on all education programs, The Best of 55+ Housing Awards entry fees, 55+ housing events, and much more. Council members also have access to research data and economic analysis at reduced rates.

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