Member Benefits

The SCHBA Professional Advantage

1. SUPPORT YOUR OWN INDUSTRY

Standing alone you are “a voice in the dark” but by joining other members of the team, you become the “voice of the residential construction industry”.

2. STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

With over 110 members companies locally, 4000 members provincially and 7000 members nationally, gives you stronger representation at the municipal, provincial and national levels.

3. BE ON THE LEADING EDGE

Through the information resources available to you and the exchange of ideas at meetings, seminars and annual provincial and national conferences. You, and your ideas and suggestions are needed to build a stronger association.

4. INCREASE BUSINESS CONTACTS

You can tap into a network of potential customers and peers. The Ontario Home Builders’ Association consists of builders, renovators, engineers, land developers, trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, utility representatives, educational institutions, mortgage lenders, professional people and others engaged in the betterment of the residential construction industry.

5. AN INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE

SCHBA is a member-driven organization – the agenda is set by members and for members. Our Association’s mission is two-fold: promote professionalism in the industry and pursue business conditions that will let you operate your business profitably. Making use of member services can lower your business costs.

6. PROMOTE PROFESSIONALISM

Identify yourself and your company as an industry professional. Association members use their membership and the distinctive logo to set themselves apart from part-timers, “tail-gaters” and underground contractors.

7. CONNECTING WITH CUSTOMERS

Members take part in a wide range of cooperative marketing activities that help them connect with customers. Working together, SCHBA members get the attention of media and consumers to highlight their skill and professionalism.

8. NETWORKING

As a SCHBA member, you can connect with industry colleagues to share information and make important business contacts. The contacts you meet quickly become your associates and customers.

Latest Updates

Construction community concerned about revamped development charges

Karen Hansen from Pratt Homes says she’s ‘never seen a DC bylaw rushed through so quickly’; Developers ask for more time to review data by: Raymond Bowe As the city works toward an overhaul of its development charges, people in the construction community are hammering home concerns that the process is moving too quickly and mistakes could be […]

Adjudication panellists urge parties to ‘pay up’ or face consequences

  Panellists presiding over a recent Osgoode Professional Development session on the repercussions of Ontario’s new construction adjudication system had a simple message for parties who might end up on the losing end of disputes: unless you are ready to deal with all sorts of troublesome consequences, just pay up. Construction lawyers James Little and […]

Ford government ‘has vision’ to build homes, protect environment: developer

One-size-fits-all approach in face of rapid growth doesn’t work, writes Joe Vaccaro, CEO of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association The arrival on Jan. 1, 2019 of a regulation mandating sprinklers in care facilities suggests the province is moving in the right direction, said veteran fire chief Ralph Dominelli. Simply put, taking a one-size-fits-all provincial approach […]

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