New member get started

Welcome to the Home Builders Federation


Let's get you set up so you can start benefitting from the knowledge, support and resources HBF membership provides, and opportunities to discuss emerging issues, trends and best practice, and network with industry peers.


1. Create your online account

Use your work email address to create your free HBF online account.

You can manage your membership and interactions via this account, and signing in will give you access to exclusive membership benefits.

Create your account

2. Set your communication preferences

Once you’ve created your account, customise your newsletter subscriptions to personalise the emails you receive.

Select your areas of interest so our teams can keep you informed on the issues that matter most to you.

Set your communication preferences

3. Check out live HBF working groups and meetings

Our working groups and meetings provide opportunities to highlight challenges facing your business and the wider industry, and help inform HBF’s activity and priorities.

Join our working groups

4. Promote your new membership status amongst your network

You’re now entitled to use the HBF logo in accordance with our logo guidelines.

You could add our logo to your email signature and website, and share the news that your organisation now has HBF membership on your corporate social media channels.

Remember to follow and tag us in posts on LinkedIn and X (@HomeBuildersFed).

Download our logo and promotional badges

5. Encourage your team to access HBF membership benefits

Encourage your colleagues to use their work emails to create their own HBF accounts so they can access resources, support and information to support their role.

Use our template emails, SMS and/or WhatsApp message and internal newsletter copy to inform your teams.

Download the templates

6. Review your company listing on the HBF directory

If you are the company admin, manage your directory listing. Tell potential consumers, suppliers, and partners more about who you are, what you do and where you do it.

If you would like to make a change to the directory but are not the company admin, you'll need to send proof of their approval to info@hbf.co.uk

Update your directory listing

7. Get a free Housebuilder Magazine subscription

As a HBF member, you can sign up to receive a complimentary copy of Housebuilder magazine.

Receive a copy

8. Secure tickets to upcoming HBF Events

Receive member-only discounts on our HBF events, such as the HBF Policy Conference, Golf Day and more.

Book tickets to our events

9. Join the Customer Satisfaction Survey and star rating scheme

The Customer Satisfaction Survey and star rating has established itself as a widely- recognised barometer of house builder performance – which is probably why 20% of our members are signed up.

Register your interest

10. Sign up to offer your consumers Deposit Unlock

Give consumers the option to buy using Deposit Unlock, a low deposit mortgage scheme exclusive to new build homes.

Become a participating builder



Meetings and events calendar

More information on upcoming diary dates, including how to join HBF meetings or sign up for events, is available on the events and meetings webpage.