Join the Greater Dufferin Home Builders’ Association!

Discover the value of GDHBA membership.  Your membership in the Greater Dufferin Home Builders’ Association is a mark of distinction which identifies you as an industry professional.  With membership in our local association, you also benefit from membership in the Ontario Homebuilders’ Association (OHBA) and the Canadian Homebuilders’ Association (CHBA).

How To Join?

To become a member of the Greater Dufferin Home Builders’ Association, you must complete a New Member Application form and submit it to the GDHBA office.

Once the form has been received and verified, your application will be reviewed and voted upon by our board and you will be notified of the results.  A cheque (refundable if your application is not approved),  for your annual membership fee must be submitted along with your application.


New Member Application forms may be obtained by contacting us by phone or simply download the form by clicking here.


Our membership in the GDHBA has been very valuable to our company.  Since we have joined we have benefited greatly from the opportunities for networking, referrals, sharing of knowledge and skills and the fellowship. Membership is an asset to us.”   Adrian Maes, Van Harten Surveying



Benefits of Membership

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”.

STRENGTH IN NUMBERS… with over 40 members locally, 3700 members provincially and 6500 members nationally, gives you stronger representation at the municipal, provincial and national levels.

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.

INCREASE BUSINESS CONTACTS… you can tap into a network of potential customers and peers.  The Greater Dufferin Home Builders’ Association (GDHBA) consists of builders, renovators, engineers, land developers, trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, utility representatives, educational institutions, mortgage lenders, professional people and other service providers engaged in the betterment of the residential construction industry.

AN INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE… GDHBA 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.

PROMOTE PROFESSIONALISM…to identify you 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.

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

NETWORKING…as a GDHBA 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. By participating in dinner meetings, seminars, Golf Tournament, Industry Luncheon, committees and other activities at all levels of the Association, you will have many opportunities to get the information you need to manage your business and make valuable contacts with others in the Greater Dufferin Residential Construction Industry.