About Us

The Southern Tier Home Builders and Remodelers Association, founded in 1949, is the voice of the building and remodeling industry in south central New York, representing the diverse builders and related professionals of our area. STHBRA is a not-for-profit, professional trade association affiliated with the New York Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders, which comprise of over 200 members.

Our association makes available to members a variety of services—safety training, new product awareness, and pertinent legislative and regulatory process influence—that enable our members to maintain high standards in all aspects of their business. Homeowners contact us when they are looking for reputable contractors for their remodeling/building projects. Why wouldn’t you want to be a member?

In addition to member services and general community support, our association strives to educate the public about building-related issues, such as the recently passed New York State law regarding remodeling and home improvement contracts. The Association also makes itself available for grievance and complaint mediation between customers and members.

As “citizens who build,” our association strives to:

Enhance the community’s quality of life

Build a positive business environment

Advocate home ownership

Promote affordable housing

Encourage sensible development of the community

Our Mission

The mission of Southern Tier Home Builders & Remodelers Association (STHBRA) is to foster professionalism through an organized group of ethical members that include: builders, remodelers and associated businesses; and to promote and enhance the benefits of home ownership and serve as a trusted resource for consumers.

Interested in becoming a member?