The St. Tammany Home Builders Association was founded in 1977, and currently incorporates approximately 650 members/businesses. One third of these members are builders. The remaining two thirds are professionals directly connected with the home building industry, such as product suppliers, trade contractors, mortgage lenders, and real estate professionals.
When a builder or a housing industry professional joins The St. Tammany HBA, they automatically become a member of the Louisiana Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. The NAHB is a federation of more than 800 state and local home builders associations, totaling over 235,000 members nationwide who in turn collectively employ over one million Americans.
Parade of Homes: For over 30 years, during May, some of the premier builders in St. Tammany Parish showcase their talents in the St. Tammany Home Builders Association Parade of Homes.
The Parade of Homes is a free, public event where you have the opportunity to view beautiful homes that feature the latest innovations and designs in new home construction. To help you navigate the Parade of Homes, a free magazine is produced that describes each home and features a map to help you visit homes in some of the area’s hottest neighborhoods.
If you are looking for a new home, considering have a custom home built or looking for ideas to update your current home, the St. Tammany Parade of Homes offers you an excellent opportunity to look at beautiful homes and talk with their builders and designers. More information can be found here.
Raffle House: The St. Tammany Home Builders Association stands as one of the largest contributors to charity in the entire parish. Their largest annual project is the “Raising the Roof for Charity” Raffle House”.
Each year, HBA members pool their time, talents and energy to design, build a present a home of exceptional quality to benefit exceptionally deserving charities. This beautiful home is then raffled off to one lucky winner. Thanks to the support of the public and the HBA members, since 1994, we have been able to donate over $4.7 million to deserving local charities.
The main promotion and raffle drawing is held in conjunction with the Parade of Homes each year. While visiting the beautiful homes on display during the Parade, you have the opportunity to view the Raffle House and purchase your raffle ticket. Visit raisingtheroof.net for more info.
Industry Advocacy: The STHBA closely monitors legislation on the local, state and national levels as it relates to the home building industry. Working hand-in-hand with the LHBA and the NAHB as your watch dog and advocate ensuring fair and accurate laws.