News and Happenings

2020 Political Involvement

Each of the 110 state house seats will be on the ballot.  Of those, 23 seats will be open due to term limits.  13 seats currently held by democrats and 10 seats held by Republicans will have new legislators in 2021. 

Lynn Afendoulis – a state representative out of the Kent County area is running in the 3rd Congressional seat – so that will also be open, taking the republican number to 14.

The democrats need FOUR seats to take control of the majority in 2021.

Two State Supreme Court Justices will also be on the ballot in 2020.

Contact Political Affairs Director Dawn Crandall at (517) 646-2567 or for more information.

Look Up Licenses

The HBA of Michigan encourages professionalism in the building industry and takes pride that members are licensed with the State of Michigan. Is your building or remodeling contractor licensed?  

What the 2021 Residential Code will look like in Your Hands

Under the Flex Code provisions of the Single State Construction Code Act Michigan skipped adopting the 2018 version of the Residential Code. This means the state must adopt the 2021 edition of the International Code Council’s (ICC) International Residential Code including those amendments, deletions and substitutions the Whitmer Administration sees fit to make.

HBA of Michigan in the Community

The Benefits of Joining The HBA of Michigan



Membership offers the unique opportunity to learn and share information within a community of like-minded professionals, tradespeople, and suppliers.  One of the objectives of the association is to keep all who are involved in the building industry informed of changes that may affect this industry and housing affordability. 

  • Providing industry resources, information, and education to our membership and consumers interested in home ownership, building, remodeling, maintenance, and repair.

  • Further, the ethical and professional standards of our members to provide a reliable resource for the community.

  • Maintain a positive image for the industry and association within the community.

  • Promote homeownership and housing affordability.


You Also Receive: 

  • Manufacturer Rebates

  • Discounted Work Gear

  • SuperFleet Fuel Discount 

  • Meijer Discount Card 

  • Workers' Compensation Insurance 

  • Property & Casualty Insurance  

  • Individual Health Plans  

  • College Tuition Discount

  • Health Care Trust 

  • Individual Health Insurance 

  • Discount Prescription Card 

  • Copyright Infringement Liability Insurance 

Visit our Members Benefits page to see more about how these benefits work.