Membership Overview

BIA Membership provides a variety of different benefits to its members, such as:

  • Health Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • Liability and General Business Insurance
  • Networking
  • Member Decals
  • Advertising
  • Legislative Affairs and Services
  • Mailing List
  • Public Relations
  • Special Events
  • Directory

National Affiliation: A BIA member is automatically a member of the National Association of Home Builders. NAHB is one of the largest professional trade organizations in the world. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., it has more than 200,000 active members and nearly 800 local affiliate associations. The NAHB represents the entire spectrum of services, contractors and suppliers who have an impact on residential and commercial living.

State Affiliation: Every member of BIA is also a member of the Home Builders Association of Kentucky, located in Frankfort. The HBAK focuses on housing issues and problems that are of significance from a statewide standpoint. They are heavily involved in all legislative matters that affect the home building industry and lobby on behalf of the industry in order to insure that the housing industry remains strong, healthy and viable.

Types of Membership:

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Associate

Apply Online | Download Application (PDF)

Associate membership does not apply to builders, remodelers or those companies that pull permits.

 

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Affiliate (Employees of existing BIA members only)

Apply Online | Download Application (PDF)

Affiliate membership is for employees of an existing BIA member. If the existing BIA member cancels, affiliate members also cancel.

 

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Sales & Marketing Council (Employees of existing BIA members only)

Apply Online | Download Application (PDF)

SMC membership is for employees of an existing BIA member. As home buyers become more and more sophisticated, the importance of knowing what to build, where to build, and how to best sell it becomes more critical. Builders, agents and lenders can learn more about selling in today’s market through the BIA’s Sales and Marketing Council (SMC).

 

APPLY FOR ASSOCIATE, AFFILIATE, OR SMC MEMBERSHIP

 

THE FOLLOWING MEMBERSHIPS CANNOT BE APPLIED FOR ONLINE. FOR ALL INQUIRIES REGARDING BECOMING AN ASSOCIATE BUILDER/REMODELER, REGISTERED BUILDER OR REGISTERED REMODELER, PLEASE CONTACT MARGIE BRANGERS.

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Associate Builder/Remodeler

The Associate Builder/Remodeler Membership is open to any person whose business is the construction, remodeling or renovation of housing. Associate Builder/Remodeler membership can be applied for by persons who are unable to currently meet all of the conditions and requirements of the Registered Builder or Registered Remodeler programs at the BIA.

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Registered Builder

A Registered Builder is not simply a title that can be purchased and displayed on company vehicles and advertising. A Registered Builder is a professional designation granted to a builder who meets specific requirements.

 

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Registered Remodeler

A Registered Remodeler is not simply a title that can be purchased and displayed on company vehicles and advertising. A Registered Remodeler is a professional designation granted to a builder who meets specific requirements.