At CWHBA, we guide those who want to build or remodel a home to the trusted, vetted and local building professionals who can make it happen.


When we say we’re a who’s who of the local building community we mean you too! Members join because we offer an unmatched community and deep resources. We use our collective power, influence and brand recognition to help you grow and manage your business.

3-In-1 Membership

When you join the CWHBA, you automatically become a member of the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) and the National Association of
Home Builders (NAHB).


Membership in the CWHBA represents an opportunity to increase the awareness and profitability of your business through networking, sponsorships and educational programs, while investing in the future and community.


Our organization is comprised of builders, developers, trade contractors, suppliers, lending institutions, title companies, engineers, attorneys and more. CWHBA has been serving the building industry in Central Washington for more than 60 years!


The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) is dedicated to creating a positive business environment for the housing industry by addressing the housing issues of the people of Washington. BIAW Represents 14 local associations and nearly 8,000 members across Washington.


For more information on BIAW, visit www.biaw.com


The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is a trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large. Last year, NAHB’s advocacy efforts saved the typical home builder roughly $6,200 per housing start, including both single-family and multifamily.


For more information about NAHB, visit www.NAHB.org



Experience the excitement of our CWHBA events!

Home & Garden Show
Dozer Day
Summer Social
Tour of Homes™




The CWHBA opens many doors to new business partners. Share
ideas and build relationships through networking events.


Our government relations efforts champion housing affordability.
The CWHBA devotes substantial resources to ensure the industry’s
best interests are represented in Central Washington just as the
NAHB lobbies Washington and the BIAW lobbies Wahington State on
your behalf.


The CWHBA offers many opportunities to participate
in educational programs on a local, regional and national
level. These programs teach the latest products and the newest
technology to better manage and promote your business.


Members are entitled to remarkable discounts on products and services used daily. By taking advantage of these benefits, companies put dollars back in their pockets.

Years Operating63
Counties Served6


Homeownership is the American dream. We help you reach the apex of that dream—building or remodeling your dream home—safely, confidently and with peace of mind.



Your CWHBA membership entitles you to participate in an
exciting array of special programs available exclusively to members.

Available only to CWHBA members, R.O.I.I.® (Return on
Industrial Insurance) Select, is BIAW’s performance-based
retrospective rating group premium program, the largest
in the state with the Department of Labor & Industries
(L&I). Qualified members receive a refund on their L&I
premiums when the groups premiums exceed their losses.
The BIAW Health Insurance Program offers group medical,
dental, vision, life and disability plans. Over 20 custom
plans are available with a range of benefit and
deductible levels.
Builder and remodeler members are eligible to recieve
money back from dozens of housing industry product
manufacturers. Participation is free and easy.
Visit www.HBArebates.com for more information.

The NAHB Member Advantage Program entitles you to
discounts on vehicles, shipping, computers, car rentals,
office supplies and more. Visit www.nahb.org for details.




A core mission of the Central Washington Home Builders Association is advocacy. Representing the home building industry in city halls, county courthouses, the state capitol and area congressional offices, CWHBA works to keep its members informed on regulatory issues as well as serving as a trusted information resource for public officials.

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National Search Yields for New Executive Officer

Yakima, WA—The Central Washington Home Builders Association recently concluded a nationwide search for it’s new Executive Officer, according to the [...]
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The Housing Forecast

Dr. Robert Dietz, Chief Economist for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), was in CWHBA territory on Friday to give a presentation related to the latest [...]
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AHCCW Endorses General Election Candidates

AHCCW (CWHBA’s PAC) Political Endorsements The Affordable Housing Council of the Central Washington Home Builders Association (AHCCW) met on August 23rd to affirm [...]
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CWHBA Asks Yakima County Commissioners to Review Controversial Water Rule

On August 14th, CWHBA sent a letter to the Yakima County Commissioners asking them to review the ordinance they implemented at the beginning of the year that created [...]
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Yakima Area Legislators Address Chamber

The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce’s August Luncheon featured legislators from the Yakima area talking about the 2018 Session and the upcoming 2019 Session. In [...]
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Voter Turnout in CWHBA’s 6 Counties

Voter turnout for the August 7th Primary in the State of Washington was 39.8% (as of Aug 13). How was voter turnout in the 6 CWHBA counties? Check it out: Chelan: [...]
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Primary Election Results for CWHBA Endorsed Candidates

2018 Primary Election Results Initial results of the 2018 Primary Election are in. Find results for each of the CWHBA counties by clicking the links here: Okanogan [...]
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Kittitas – Foundation Only Permits

The Kittitas County Commissioners voted to maintain the status quo regarding Foundation Only Permits through the end of 2018. They also directed staff to bring [...]
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NAHB – Portland Summer Meetings (2018)

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) summer meeting in Portland was chock full of great information and opportunities. The following are just a few of [...]
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Your Voice Matters: The Future of the GMA

Your Voice Matters – If the future of the Growth Management Act (GMA) matters to you, this is an important process. Click here to take a short survey from the [...]
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“Open Mic” With NAHB’s Alexis Moch – Federal Issues

July’s “Open Mic” guest was Alexis Moch, Federal Legislative Director for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Alexis and I chatted about several [...]
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Permits in Yakima County – The Discussion

Yakima Building Permit Approval Process Members enjoyed learning a little more about the Yakima County permit process at last week’s (July 12th) Lunch and Learn [...]
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