Why Join

What does the HBA have to offer?

The Lakeshore Homebuilders Association is a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting our members and the home building industry.

Lakeshore Home Builders Association Membership

The most Important tool in your belt!

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A Voice In Government

Money Saving Discounts

Promote Your Business

Additional Benefits


When you join the Lakeshore HBA, you become a member of the local, State, and National Home Builders Association.

  • Lakeshore HBA members periodically meet with code officials and Legislative Representatives for round-table discussions.
  • The HBA of Michigan impacts legislative, regulatory, and legal issues affecting housing affordability.
  • The National Association of Home Builders analyzes policy issues, works toward improving the housing finance System, and analyzes and forecasts economic and consumer trends.

Lakeshore HBA Members receive a variety of money-saving discounts. Visit these links to learn more:

Workers’ Compensation Insurance

We have a specially designed workers’ compensation insurance plan that is very competitively priced for LHBA Members and returns an excellent dividend to participating Lakeshore Home Builders Association members.

Property and Casualty Insurance

Discounts are available on program coverage to meet the specific needs required by the majority of LHBA members and their employees.

Copyright Infringement Liability Insurance

Over the past five years, there has been an increase of cases with multiple lawsuits in multiple states from companies that design and market home plans. Protect your company and its assets and prevent damaging your reputation. Provides basic, limited and accessible coverage in protection against claims of design infringement for residential and commercial contractors.

Insurance Programs Available through:

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Lighthouse Insurance Group: (616)392-6900

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Berends Hendricks Stuit Insurance: (616)396-2000

The LHBA offers several ways for members to promote their business

  • Consumer-focused Buyers Guide and website
  • Online Membership Directory
  • Peer-to-peer Networking
  • Spring Parade of Homes: over 2,000 people tour homes
  • Muskegon Home, Garden + DIY Show
  • Membership mailing list available to members upon request.
  • Members may utilize the HBA Proud Member logo on their website

Additional Membership Benefits Include:

  • Up to date industry specific educational offerings
  • Classes are offered on a variety of subjects including safety, building Science, marketing, sales, business, legal, social media strategies and many more!
  • Monthly newsletter, The Blueprint and periodic e-mails to keep you informed of industry news and trends.
  • Legal information and assistance from NAHB-related to ordinance review, research on land use, environmental issues, and construction liability.

We have up to date industry specific educational programs–Classes are offered on a variety of subjects including safety, building Science, marketing, sales, business, legal, social media strategies and many more.

Our education department helps keep members on track with information, training, and certification opportunities. Our goal is to be the preferred industry resource – continually identifying new and relevant trends, presenting exciting speakers and offering timely certification programs.

For more information, please visit our Education page.

  • Publications: The Blueprint Monthly News Publication: The HBA’s Blueprint is sent to all HBA members via email, as well as select community leaders and media personnel. Also, new members are mentioned in the HBA’s Blueprint the following issue after they join. The publication is also available via our website to access 24/7.
  • HBA Online Directory: Our homeowners section on our website features a member directory where consumers can find your company based on your business category. Enhanced listings are available as well.