Member Benefits 

Hudson Valley Builders Association (HVBRA)

    • The HVBRA works with government officials, local representatives and a host of regulatory agencies on legislation favorable to the building industry and community.
  • Credibility 
    • Members are known as industry leaders who operate with high ethical and professional standards. Therefore, customers know to look for the HVBRA logo!
  • Education 
    • The HVBRA offers seminars and workshops that will help you advance your career. Topics have included New York Lien Laws, Wetlands Regulations, Code Updates, Marketing and more!
  • Community Relations 
    • Members volunteer on community projects on a regular basis. We have worked with the Rebuilding Together Dutchess Program and the Habitat for Humanity Builder Blitz.
  • Networking 
    • Members have access to tremendous networking opportunities at events such as dinner meetings, trade shows, round tables, mixers and golf outings.
    • Members are given increased visibility to potentials customers and contacts through their listings on the HVBRA website and the Annual Builders Guide & Index.
  • Knowledge & Support 
    • Members stay up-to-date on building trends, legislative news, new technology and much more! They are given members only access to the HVBRA website, as well as NYSBA and NAHB.
    • Members have access to key resources for legal counsel, business management assistance, technical advice and information on regulatory developments and code compliance.
  • Industry Discounts
    • Luminary Media is offering a discount to all HVBRA members on all Luminary products and services. They publish the quarterly magazine, Upstate House, which features a unique mix of property listings and editorials on progressive design, building practices, eco-friendly products and services. Click here to find out more!

New York State Builders Association (NYSBA)

The New York State Builders Association (NYSBA) strives to create a strong business environment and ensure its members’ ability to provide quality housing for all New Yorkers.

  • Government Relations 
    • NYSBA has strong ties to legislative leaders in Albany and advocates on behalf of members on all issues affecting the home building industry.
    • NYSBA engages several lobbyists to ensure your collective voice is heard.
  • Public Outreach 
    • Educational Programs, Scholarships and Research Grants are provided through the NYSBA Research & Education Foundation, the pre-eminent philanthropic foundation in New York State dedicated to advancing the housing industry through research and education.
  • NYSBA offers exclusive state level opportunities for you to get involved in the industry. 
    • NY Build PAC is a bipartisan Political Action Committee made up of NYSBA members. NY BUILD PAC contributes to political candidates that support the building industry. If you are interested in supporting elected state officials that promote housing or building initiatives, ask about being a trustee.
    • Legal Defense Fund supports NYSBA members involved in certain industry-related lawsuits by helping to defray legal costs, or it can be used to file friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) briefs for or against cases that promote or threaten the building industry.
    • Other Committees: Developers Council, Membership Committee, Building Code Committee, Environmental Committee
  • Benefit Programs 
    • NYSBA's Member Rebate Program - Free Member Benefit to Builder & Remodeler Members of the New York State HBA 
      • There are currently over 60 of the country's leading Manufacturer Brands participating in the Member Rebate Program offering the same rebates as the "Top-5 Builders" receive regardless of your volume.
      • Participating manufacturers include Carrier, Closet Maid, Kenmore Direct, Sherwin Williams, Velux and much more!
    • Workers’ Comp, General Liability Insurance, Builder’s Risk Insurance, Stormwater Training, Travel Discounts, Payroll Services, Verizon Discounts

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National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

NAHB represents the largest network of craftsmen, innovators and problem solvers dedicated to building and enriching communities. Operating at the local, state and national levels, the NAHB Federation helps its members gain a competitive advantage.

  • Member Discounts  
    • Amazon Business, Capital One Spark Business, General Motors, FCA, Lowe’s Houzz, Geico, UPS, Dell, TSYS, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, Avis,, Omaha Steaks, Budget,, Hertz Rental Cars, Office Depot, TripBeat, Wyndham Hotel Group, Freight Shipping Program
  • Networking  
    • Meetings and Events  
      • Building Systems Housing Summit
      • International Builders’ Show
  • Education  
    • Discounted registration to extensive online courses, in-person classes, and webinars.  
      • Topics Covered: Business Management, Accounting & Financial Management, Construction Management, High Performance Building, Remodeling, Sales & Marketing
    • Discounts on BuilderBooks Publications
  • Advocacy  
    • NAHB fights for members on Capitol Hill.
    • Work hard to defeat excessive regulations and to protect members’ businesses.
    • Efforts include educating policymakers and the Administration, building successful coalitions, and mobilizing grassroots on a range of issues.
  • Expertise  
    • Members have access to expert staff advisors who can address their business questions.
    • These experts are distinguished economists, tax specialists, financial experts and regulatory and technical specialists.