Membership acts upon three tiers: local, provincial, and national representation. One membership provides you access to all three levels.

How to Become a Member

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Identify the local home builders’ association you wish to join, such as the nearest one to you. Each local association operates under their own specific policies.

Apply to become a member of a local association.

Once your membership is completed, you will automatically be connected to the provincial home builders’ association (ex. OHBA) and national home builders’ association (CHBA).

Benefits of Becoming a Member

Gain insider access to a wealth of resources designed for home builders and professional renovators!

Government Relations

OHBA provides members with professional high-powered advocacy. OHBA representation at meetings with Ministry officials varies with the matter being discussed and the status of the discussion. OHBA serves on provincial task forces, submits written briefs and makes presentations at Standing Committee hearings at Queen’s Park.  Click the button below to read the latest advocacy work OHBA has conducted on behalf of members.

Ontario Home Builder Magazine

Six issues packed with industry news, innovative products, advice, insightful stories and much more, are published each year. Prompt, free delivery to members. For more information or to advertise in the magazine, click here

OHBA Membership Directory

Like a specialized phone book, the OHBA Membership Directory is the best resource for finding and contacting other members in your area. It is only available to member companies. Published once a year in the spring.

Events and Awards

The prestigious and annual OHBA Awards of Distinction recognize outstanding achievement in areas of home design, renovation, sales and marketing. For more information on the Awards of Distinction, visit

Members’ Meetings

OHBA is a valuable resource for members looking for experts in the industry who will speak at special luncheons and seminars – not to mention excellent networking!

OHBA Benefits and Insurance Programs

Specially designed benefits and insurance programs just for OHBA members.


Esso Benefit Program

3.0 cents per litre discount on retail posted pump prices — plus many extras. Contact the OHBA office for further details or Click Here.


Corporate Express

Up to 73% discount off 250 strictly business mini catalogue items; 45% discount off all other office, computer products and catalog list price items; 25% discount off stock furniture.


Federated Insurance

Offers a range of business insurance products for builders, such as builders risk.


TELUS Business

Exclusive OHBA Member offer from TELUS. Save up to 25% on select mobility plans for your business (Owners Advantage Plan for business). The offer is only available on a Business Personal or Business Regular account. Not available for Consumer or Corporate accounts (must show proof of business).



Reduce your operating costs and streamline your payroll with Canada’s most trusted payroll service since 1967. Small businesses choose NEBS for security and freedom of an online payroll solutions.


Savings on NEBS Printed Products

NEBS provides personalized business solutions to help you start, manage and grow your business: Cheques & Forms, Marketing Materials, Promotional Gifts, Apparel, Greeting Cards, & Calendars, Payroll, Web Design & Hosting, Logo Design & Business Registrations.


Quote your membership code 98179 to receive an additional 15% off printed products
(cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions).


Blueprint Insurance Services Inc.

The buying power of the OHBA Benefit plan lowers the cost of benefits and reduces the expenses incurred to administer your plan. Saving money has never been easier!



Save BIG on Group Home and Auto Insurance. There’s Power in Numbers! NFP Canada has partnered with multiple Insurance carriers to bring members/employees of Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA), their spouses and dependent children, a variety of Group Home and Auto Insurance products and savings at discounted rates.

NFP Canada provides Personal Group Home and Auto Insurance programs for Canada’s largest employers, Professional Associations and Trade Groups in Canada. It offers member rates that cannot be found outside of a group program with extremely competitive rates for home, condo, tenant, automobile, watercraft, ATV, snowmobile, and trailer insurance offering member rates that cannot be found outside of a group program.