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We're on-site everyday with the housing industry in Wisconsin, and we want to share that knowledge with builders and homeowners across the state and provide you with easy access to helpful resources.

Check out the links below to learn more about housing in Wisconsin - the numbers, the trends, continuing education opportunities for contractors, homeowner resources for any building or remodeling experience, and more. Additionally, our charitable arm, Wisconsin Builders Foundation, awards scholarships for students going into the trades.

If you're concerned about overregulation, labor shortages, lot availability, and the future of affordable homes, join the WBA.

Use the WBA Buyers Guide to connect with member builders, contractors, and other industry professionals in your area!


ONLINE COURSES

The WB Foundation offers online continuing education courses for holders of Wisconsin's Dwelling Contractor Qualifier credential through its partnership with Home Builders University. These courses are all approved by the Wisconsin DSPS.


HOUSING DATA

Wisconsin single-family housing permits data compiled by county by month, along with other local and national housing data resources such as the Wisconsin Realtors Association, NAHB, S&P, and the U.S. Census Bureau.  Housing data is available by month from 2006-present.


EMPOWERED HOMEOWNERS

All the resources you need to ensure that your home building or remodeling experience goes off without a hitch.  Including our Buyers Guide, complaints information, a Parade of Homes calendar, permit information, safety resources, and more--we're here to make it easier.

 

HOUSING IMPACT STUDIES

When residential construction occurs, it generates substantial economic activity. View the impact housing has on the state of WI and its metropolitan areas, via a study produced by the NAHB that captures the effect of construction activity and the ripple impact.

B4 Conference

The Better Buildings: Better Business (B4) Conference provides one central hub where builders, suppliers, manufacturers, contractors, and the industry can find out what they need to know to stay current and ahead of trends. 2019 Registration Now Open!

WB FOUNDATION

The Wisconsin Builders Foundation is the charitable arm of the WBA, committed to improving housing in Wisconsin by supporting students going into the trades and offering continuing education opportunities for builders throughout the state.