CWHBA

CENTRAL
WASHINGTON
HOME BUILDERS
ASSOCIATION

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).

CWHBA (LOCAL)

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!

BIAW (STATE)

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

NAHB (NATIONAL)

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

EVENTS

 

Experience the excitement of our CWHBA events!

REASONS TO JOIN

 

CONNECTIONS

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

ADVOCACY

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.

EDUCATION

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.

MONEY SAVING OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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Years Operating63
Professional Members624
Counties Served6
Cities/Towns46

TEAM MEMBERS

 
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.
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MEMBER BENEFITS

 

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

 
RETURN ON INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE
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.
BIAW MEMBER REBATE PROGRAM
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.
NAHB MEMBER DISCOUNTS

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.

 

FROM GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

 

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.

“Open Mic” with Todd Myers – New Environmental Costs

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Okanogan County Visit

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Good Resources for Members

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AHCCW (CWHBA’s PAC Makes Endorsements, Defers Others)

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Environmental Taxes and Regulation – The June “Open Mic” Topic

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CWHBA Meets With Congressman Reichert

CWHBA’s North Central Board Member Roger Walters and Government Affairs Director Michael Howe had a very good meeting with Congressman Dave Reichert in Wenatchee on [...]
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“Open Mic” with State Rep. Cary Condotta

May’s “Open Mic” guest was State Representative Cary Condotta (R-12). Rep. Condotta recently spent some time looking at affordable housing issues. He [...]
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Meeting with Congressman Dan Newhouse

CWHBA will be meeting with U.S. Congressman an Newhouse in early May as part of NAHB’s Bringing Housing Home week. If you have an issue of federal interest you’d [...]
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“Open Mic” with State Rep. David Taylor

Did you miss CWHBA’s first “Open Mic” interview with State Representative David Taylor? Scroll down for the archived video to check it out. What did he say about the [...]
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Background information on the Canadian Lumber Trade Dispute-Cost of Housing Increases

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Engaging the 2021 Building and Energy Codes Process

NAHB is actively engaged in the process of amending the 2021 edition of the Building and Energy Codes.  In fact, NAHB’s Proposal Oversight Group has already reviewed [...]
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6th Circuit Court Vacates “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) Rule Stay

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