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    APPLICATIONS

  • Membership Requirements Membership Requirements

    Builder Members

    A Builder Member is any individual who is the owner of or is employed by a firm which has been in the business of: (i) building or remodeling homes, apartment,s schools, commercial, industrial or other structures; or (ii) land development.

    • Two (2) reference letters from homeowners and/or customers
    • Two (2) current major supplier references
    • Two (2) current subcontractor references.
    • Applicant must consent to background check of the applicant and/or the applicant's firm.
    • Applicant shall furnish a Certificate of Insurance coverage to the Association. Minimum insurance requirements include, but are not limited to, General Liability with minimum coverage of $300,000 and Workers Compensation. 

     

    Associate Members

    An Associate Member is any individual who is the owner of or is employed by a firm engaged in an allied trade, industry or profession related to building. 

    • Applicant must consent to background check of the applicant and/or the applicant's firm.

     

    Note: Associate Members who provide labor or materials in a home are required to fill out the additional documentation with their application:

    • Two (2) current major supplier references
    • Applicant shall furnish a Certificate of Insurance coverage to the Association. Minimum insurance requirements include, but are not limited to, General Liability with minimum coverage of $300,000 and Workers Compensation. 

    Criteria for Denial of Membership Criteria for Denial of Membership

    CRITERIA FOR DENIAL OF MEMBERSHIP
    (A) Failure to provide required data 
    (B) Background check indicates financial instability (unexplained judgments or liens against firm or individual in past five years)
    (C) Three negative customer references or a record of one legitimate, unsatisfied complaint filed against Applicant with the Better Business Bureau in the past two years
    (D) Negative references from any of the following:
    a. Supplier
    b. Subcontractor
    (E) Felony conviction within two years of fate of application
    (F) Company has not been in business within the jurisdiction of the HBA

    APPEALS:
    (A) Upon notification of the Board of Director's disapproval of the application, Applicant may immediately reapply for membership or, in a written request, ask the Applications Committee for reconsideration of the application
    (B) After reconsideration, the Applications Committee will forward to the Board of Directors, its recommendation of approval or rejection of the submitted application
    (C) The final disposition to be determined by a majority vote of the members of the Board of Directors 

     

    HBA Code of Ethics HBA Code of Ethics

    As a member in good standing of the Home Builders Association of Greater Tulsa, I believe in, and accept, the responsibilities and obligations inherent in the home building profession. 

    Basic to these ethical beliefs, I support the following objectives:

    • To conduct business affairs with professionalism and skill
    • To provide the best housing value possible through the use of quality materials, services and construction backed by integrity. 
    • To build and renovate homes with high standards of safety, sanitation and livability.
    • To comply with all codes and regulations prescribed by law and government agencies for the health, safety and progress of the community. 
    • To provide timely response to items covered under the applicable warranty. 
    • To seek to resolve business controversies through a non-litigation dispute resolution mechanism. 

      I agree to support and abide by the decisions of the Association in promoting and enforcing this Code of Ethics.