Member Benefits

Advocacy

The HBA of F-M's primary purpose is to promote legislation that keeps housing affordable and provide industry representation in our capitol and at the city and county levels. The HBA of F-M is here to voice members' concerns and appeal legislative action that isn't in the best interest of the housing industry and affordable housing at the local, state or national level.

Education

The HBA of F-M provides the opportunity to further its members' and area citizens' education through several seminars and educational opportunities. Examples include: Minnesota contractor continuing education offerings, electrical contractor continuing education and special industry-related education addressing issues on the forefront. The HBA also hosts consumer seminars on numerous topics at the Fall Home Show and Red River Valley Home & Garden Show.

Information

Members get the most up-to-date information on industry issues, local building permit activity, regulations and more through the Plains Builder, Permits Plus, the weekly email and the members-only section of our website.

Workforce Development

Members have access to our job bank on this website and can post industry-related postings at no charge. The HBA of F-M can also post your jobs on its space at careerfargomoorhead.com through the Greater Fargo-Moorhead Economic Development Corporation.

Connections

There are great opportunities for members to get involved, like membership meetings, the golf outings and committees. Building relationships means participating in Association activities. Involved members get more value from their membership.

Marketing

Members can market themselves and their companies in a variety of ways, including participation in the Home & Garden Show, Parade of Homes, Remodeled Home Tour, by advertising in our publications and online or by sponsoring our members-only and public events. The HBA of F-M has something for every target, whether consumer-related or business-to-business.

Benefits

Three memberships in one! Upon joining the HBA of F-M, members also hold membership with North Dakota Association of Builders and National Association of Home Builders. The HBA of F-M also has a relationship with Builders Association of Minnesota for licensed builders in Minnesota.

Member Advantage Discounts through NAHB

NAHB's Member Advantage program offers access to discounts and savings opportunities offered by many top companies like General Motors, Lowes, Dell, Hertz, UPS, travel discounts and more. When using these programs please identify yourself as a member of the National Association of Home Builders.

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Visit www.nahb.org/MA to learn more about specifics.

Health Insurance Plan: The F-M Home Builders Health Plan & Trust is a self-funded, nonprofit health insurance program available to qualified members. The program, which has been around for over 20 years, insures almost 6,000 lives, offers excellent competitive plans and consistent rate stabilization.

Membership Discounts

  • The Association offers discounts to its members on educational offerings, Home & Garden Show and Parade of Homes.
  • Builder members also have access to discounts on contractors insurance through State Auto Owners Insurance.
  • All members can access discounts to human resources benefits through our Employee Assistance Program Consortium with The Village Business Institute and flexible benefits through Discovery Benefits.
  • Office Building and Services: The HBA office building was built by members for members. The facility is here for you! Members have access to our conference room, fax machine and copier.