Building Homes, Enriching Communities, Changing Lives

The Columbus Home Builders Association represents the craftsmen, innovators and problem solvers dedicated to building and enriching our local community.

An image of Columbus, NE on a road atlasThe Columbus Home Builders Association is a local, professional, industry trade group supporting the residential construction industry in Columbus, Nebraska, and surrounding area communities. Our members include home builders, remodelers, and other ancillary industry professionals who are committed to affordable housing in the community.

Animated three-dimensional drawing of a row of homesIn cooperation with the Nebraska State Home Builders Association (NSHBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the Association advocates for residential homeowners, renters, and professional builder members at the local, state, and national levels. Efforts include lobbying for reasonable, economical laws, ordinances, regulations, codes, and standards to ensure the sufficient availability of reasonably priced, quality new homes and residential housing to meet the demand of the local market, now and in the future. As well as training, education, and professional development to members, industry professionals, and the public at large on important issues. Including but not limited to legislation, safety, codes, regulations, standards, new building products, techniques, professional skills, industry and economic trends.

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Awarii Dunes Golf Course - 592 S Rd, Axtell, NE 68924
A fundraiser for NSHBA PAC.

Laborer pouring concrete over rebarCHBA in partnership with NSHBA and NAHB advises and liaises with government agencies such as OSHA and the EPA to ensure that safety and environmental regulations address real issues in a consequential, reasonable, economical, versatile and unobtrusive way. While supporting and cooperating with the International Code Council (ICC) towards the development, maintenance, adoption, and promulgation of sensible, economical building codes such as the International Residential Code (IRC), and International Building Codes (IBC). When consensus is not possible, to develop and proffer a reasonable ANSI Standard alternatives such as the National Green Building Standard (NGBS). Ensuring the construction and purchase of a new or existing home remains an economical, desirable, durable, financeable, insurable low maintenance equity investment vehicle for a homeowner to securely build personal wealth and enriched lives and families in.

Cutting wood with a circular powersawHome builders, remodelers, industry professionals, suppliers and businesses that serve and support homeowners and the general construction industry in Columbus area are invited to join their local Columbus Home Builders Association. As a member, you will have access to a wide range of resources and support to help you succeed. Together we will build and deliver the American dream for every family in Columbus, Nebraska, and America!

Connect with NAHB Peers to Solve Business Challenges

NAHB Connect

NAHB Connect is an online community exclusively for NAHB members where they can have open, peer-to-peer discussions, seek or give advice on industry issues, and hear and share new ideas.

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 A new, rewarding career is available. See our Member Directory for websites and contact information.

We Are An Organization

Allowing builders, remodelers, and associated businesses in the surrounding community to provide mutual advantage and cooperation. The association collaborates with all fields related to the residential building industry for the benefit of the industry as a whole and to assist in the accomplishment of the mutual objectives of the National Association of Home Builders and the Nebraska State Home Builders Association.


 Representing contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers on residential construction issues with the government and the public.
 Promoting our member businesses and fostering a business environment which contributes to their success.
 Offering networking and marketing opportunities to help members connect with the community and home building industry.

Construction Job Openings Remain Elevated

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While unfilled jobs for the overall economy continued to move lower in June, falling to 9.6 million. The count of open jobs was 10 million a year ago in June 2022.

The construction labor market saw little change for job openings in June. The count of open construction jobs decreased to 374,000 after a data series high of 488,000 in December 2022.

NSHBA Rebates

In 2020 the average NSHBA Rebate was $1,495.13 for participating builders and remodelers. Over fifty participating manufacturers!

 Housing Economics 

Knowledge is Power

Keeping up-to-date with economic trends, forecasts, and conditions in the residential construction industry, professional builders gain a competitive edge in the market and are well-positioned to take advantage of opportunities.

NAHB provides in-depth economic analysis of the issues and trends driving the housing industry.