About Us

The North Coast Building Industry Association (NCBIA) serves Erie, Huron and Lorain Counties. NCBIA members have been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the communities we serve since 1944. NCBIA was founded as a not-for-profit local affiliate of the Ohio Home Builders Association (OHBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to the home building industry. Our members are builders, remodelers, tradesman and associated professions representing the collective interests of the residential construction industry in Erie, Huron and Lorain County. We hold inviolate the free enterprise system and the American Way of Life.

Who are we?

  • Not-for-profit organization
  • The premier resource for industry information, education, research, and technical expertise
  • Builders, remodelers, tradesmen and allied businesses in the building trades
  • Represent homebuilding and remodeling industry in Erie Huron and Lorain Counties
  • Represent the interests of consumers in the communities we serve
  • Chartered in 1944 with the National Association of Home Builders and the Ohio Home Builders Association
  • More than 260┬áprimary and affiliate members

What do we do?

  • Promote and protect the principle of safe & cost-effective housing for all people
  • Provide leadership and direction for our members as the recognized voice of the industry
  • Establish and maintain prescribed industry standards and professionalism of our members
  • Enhance the building industry by maintaining a cooperative and effective relationship with government
  • Maintain a balance between the economic needs of the social and environmental needs of the community
  • Promote public appreciation for the importance of housing and those who provide it
  • Provide education to members and community
  • Improve our communities through Community Service Projects
  • Promote jobs and housing
  • Provide products and services to housing industry
  • Work for balanced national legislative, regulatory, and judicial public policy
  • Bring together many industries and businesses in one single forum
  • Secure cooperative action in advancing the common purposes of our members; uniformity and equity in business usage and laws; and proper consideration of opinion upon questions affecting the home building industry within the jurisdiction of the Association