About Kern HBA


The Home Builders Association of Kern County is a non-profit California corporation – a trade association representing builders, developers and related industry professionals in Kern County.

Kern HBA serves you within the building industry by working closely with local agencies, CBIA and NAHB to provide comprehensive programs, including powerful legislative advocacy, effective business networking, money saving benefits, proven educational programs, up-to-date industry awareness, and valuable publications and resources.

Membership Benefits

When you join your local association, you automatically become a member of both the California Building Industry Association and the National Association of Home Builders — a 3-in-1 membership. Your local, state and national memberships provide you many valuable benefits and services, including:

Three Teams Working For Your Company

Our lobbyists work year-round in Washington, Sacramento and your community to advocate legislative and administrative reforms needed to remove barriers to housing construction -- helping our industry recover and helping your business survive and thrive.

Build the Knowledge You Need for Now and Beyond

Our local, state and national publications will keep you “in the know” on industry news, trends and business practices. Set yourself apart from the competition by attending seminars, professional designation programs and informative meetings.

Expand Your Network and Visibility

Our members prefer to do business with members. Membership provides the opportunity to build relationships that work for you and your company.

  • Expand your professional network at meetings and events.
  • Increase your company’s visibility with BIA/HBA advertising, exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities.

Learn and Connect at PCBC

Each year, CBIA presents PCBC — the largest regional building show in the nation. Our members know that PCBC is the one conference and trade show they must attend. It features product innovations from the industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers, cutting-edge educational sessions and keynotes, and an atmosphere renowned for connecting with peers.

Save Time and Money with Our Business Services

Get the member's advantage with discounts from your local, state and national associations on insurance programs and other business services. Our programs include:

  • CBIA Career Center for job-seekers and employers
  • Home construction builder liability insurance
  • Workers compensation insurance program for builders and trade contractors
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Steep discounts on Verizon plans and equipment
  • Member discounts on SB 800 and wrap insurance guides

Additional member discounts are available from NAHB's Member Advantage.