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

OCOT and labour reforms urgent, Tory MPP says

Daily Commercial News (Don Wall) /November 7 – The parliamentary assistant to Ontario’s Minister of Labour Laurie Scott said recently the Doug Ford government did not shirk in consultations with stakeholders before it announced Bill 47 on Oct. 23, which will simplify trades apprenticeship ratios and see the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) folded by […]

GOOD NEWS, NO INCREASE IN SIMCOE COUNTY EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CHARGES

Your Board of Directors has been working since the spring 2018 in association with our colleagues at BILD Simcoe Chapter on the proposed increase of the Simcoe County Education Development Charges (EDC).  As initially presented the proposed new charge of $5,050 per residential unit represents a 187% increase over the current charge of $1,759.  The […]

New condo prices soar, single-family home prices fall in September

   New condo prices soar, single-family home prices fall in September Toronto Star (Tess Kalinowski)/October 24 – The price of a new construction single-family home fell 7.1 per cent — about $85,000 — year over year in September to $1.1 million on average. Condo prices, meanwhile, have continued to climb — up 19.4 per cent […]

Upcoming Events

21nov6:00 pmSCHBA Dinner Meeting

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