THREE-IN-ONE MEMBERSHIP

When you join HBAGC you join an established 75 + year old association of members who advocate for the betterment of the housing industry. You will also automatically become a member of the Springfield-based, Home Builders Association of Illinois (HBAI) and the Washington D.C.-based, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). You will gain access to a wide variety of industry information, services, and activities that will contribute to your personal as well as professional success.

HBAGC (866) 773-5598

NAHB (800) 368-5242 – www.nahb.org

HBAI (800) 255-6047 – www.hbai.org

VALUABLE RESOURCES

Members have access to valuable industry publications and partners. Check the Member Directory for more!

VALUABLE RESOURCES

Online links to your website.
Greater Chicago Building News Quarterly Magazine
Hoodle
List your homes for free at NewHomeSource.com

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

HBAGC has several networking events scheduled throughout the year. Check the event calendar for what's happening now!

Do Business with a Member

General Membership Meetings
Market Forum
Social Events – Golf Outings, Builder After Hours, Company Tours
Parade of Homes – Medley of Homes, Remodeled Tour of Homes
Committee Participation

LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT

Advocacy on a local level

LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT

Governmental Affairs Committees
Home Builders Association of Illinois Lobbyists in Springfield, IL (www.hbai.org)
National Home Builders Association Lobbyists in Washington D.C. (www.nahb.org)
State and Local Reporter e-newsletter from NAHB

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Education Workshops and Seminars

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)
Certified Graduate Remodelor (CGR)
Institute of Residential Marketing (IRM)
Certified Sales Professional (CSP)
Education Workshops and Seminars

Additional Benefits

For a complete list of NAHB member discounts, please visit www.nahb.org/ma
Office Depot – (800) 274-2753
Office Equipment – Fax machines, copiers, etc. – Contact Illinois Business Systems at (630) 620-6024 or visit them at http://homepage.mac.com/ibsinc/Home_Builders/
5-20% Hertz Rental Car Discount (800) 654-2200
MasterCard Credit from Bank of America
DellTM Computers (888) 577-3355 or www.premier.dell.com
HBAGC endorsed payroll program Precision Payroll or contact Paul Sivak at (630) 887-3156
Local, Long Distance and internet service discounts through www.global-com.com – (312) 334-3237
GM Vehicle Discount of $500

For more information on insurance, contact HBAGC at (866) 773-5598 or send an e-mail to Rita Unzner, Executive Officer, hbagreaterchicago@gmail.com.
HBAGC Career Center – Post jobs online, search for qualified candidates resumes for your job postings.

HBAGC, HBAI, and NAHB Logos Usage
HBAGC, HBAI, and NAHB Membership Certificates
Industry Award Programs – Key Awards, SAMMY Awards, Tour Banquet Awards, Million Dollar Awards

HBAGC Weekly E-newsletter
Illinois Builders Journal (HBAI – bi-monthly)
Greater Chicago Building News (HBAGC – Quarterly)
Builder Magazine (NAHB – Monthly)
www.Builderbooks.com (resource on industry books)
NAHB weekly e-newsletter
Legislative Action Alerts (periodically)
All Inclusive Membership Directory

HBAGC Web Site – Banner Ads & Direct Links to Your Website
Greater Chicago Building News
Membership Directory
Sponsorship of Events
To advertise in th Greater Chicago Building News Download the 2016 Rate Card
To submit an article Download the Content Submission Guidelines

Our Mission

The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC) is a trade association representing members involved in home building, remodeling, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other segments of residential construction.

The purpose of the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago is:

  • To raise the professionalism of the industry by providing quality educational resource opportunities to the housing industry at all levels.
  • To represent the views and opinions of the housing industry in all forums public and private.
  • To provide services and benefits to members that take advantage of group buying opportunities.
  • To provide a forum for member networking, recognition, and interaction.

For more information on any of these programs, contact HBAGC at (866) 773-5598 or send an e-mail to Rita Unzner, Executive Officer, info@hbagc.com.

What Our Members Say

You don’t have to be a builder to get involved! The home building industry’s suppliers, service providers and product manufacturers – support the industry in many different capacities and are a vital components of the association.
Chantel Beauregard, Brandit 360
Joining HBAGC was the smartest thing I ever did!
Edbird Hoffman, Castlewood Homes