What We Stand For
Our mission is to be the trusted resource for the building industry and our community.
YBA is a not-for-profit trade association focused on the residential construction industry in York, Pennsylvania.
We are a membership organization dedicated to providing valuable services, programs, connections, and opportunities in support of our members’ businesses and a healthy housing & home improvement market. Along with providing our members opportunities through industry advocacy, networking, education, events, and more, we promote professionalism, economic growth, and community involvement.
Consumers and homeowners in York County rely on us to help them find local and reliable residential home builders, remodeling experts, contractors, home insurance companies, mortgage companies, landscapers, experts in roof repair, and many other specialists & suppliers related to residential construction, remodeling, outdoor projects, and homeownership.
Chartered in 1964, the York Builders Association was established to create a reliable resource for prospective home buyers. Early members focused on quality building practices and ethical business standards. For nearly 60 years, these values have remained the foundation of our organization.
About Our Members
The York Builders Association currently has approximately 400 members. Members include a variety of experts in residential construction like residential home builders, professional remodelers, home improvement contractors, landscapers, plumbers, suppliers, mortgage specialists, experts in roof repair, flooring, heating/cooling, doors/windows, fencing/decking, and many more. Consumers can search for home building or home improvement project professionals in York County online using our Find a Pro tool or contact the YBA office for a copy of the Homeowner Resource Guide.
A Community Resource
What We Do
From promoting professionalism within our industry and providing benefits and resources to our members to helping homeowners find local, reliable service providers for their next project with the backing of our Consumer Assurance Program and hosting some of the area’s most popular events, we are here to serve our members and the York County community.
For Members in the Residential Home Building & Remodeling Industry
Whether you are an individual business owner or an employee in a larger company related to residential home building and homeownership, the York Builders Association offers targeted benefits, valuable resources and connections and exceptional support to gain a competitive advantage and grow your business.
YBA members must pass a vetting process with the Board of Directors, including agreeing to abide by the Code of Ethics and Consumer Assurance Program guidelines, and verification that the member holds an active State HIC (Home Improvement contractor) registration number through the PA Attorney General’s Office.
If you aspire to connect with others in the local residential home building & remodeling industry, grow as a professional, foster positive relationships in the community and work together to uphold ethical business practices, we invite to learn more about the benefits of YBA membership.
For Consumers & Homeowners in York County, PA
Need help with a contractor? Whether it is building, buying, or home improvement in York County, we want to be a source of helpful information to consumers and homeowners, and a resource for finding reliable local service providers.
We encourage consumers to always contact the York Builders Association before hiring a contractor. Through our Consumer Assurance Program, we aim to provide assurance to homeowners & consumers by ensuring that YBA member companies uphold the values of the association and remain committed to being a responsible business in the York County community.
If you are searching for a residential home builder, professional remodeler, contractor or other service provider in the York area for your next home improvement project, be sure to visit our online directory, using our Find a Pro search tool.
For the Future of the Residential Construction Industry
By 2028, there will be 3 million skilled trade roles that need to be filled. This means there’s a world of opportunity for young people to build meaningful careers in the construction industry.
Through our YBA Workforce NOW® Foundation, we offer programs and resources designed to support workforce development like Construction Career Days and a Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program in partnership with the York County Alliance for Learning – YCAL. We are committed to providing resources and educating students, parents, teachers, and others in the York County community about stable and rewarding opportunities available locally for successful careers in the skilled trades. Learn more about how we are connecting young people and employer companies on the YBA Workforce NOW Foundation website.
As a Committed Member of the York, PA Community
As a long-standing member of the York, PA business community, we are invested in being an excellent corporate citizen and bringing positive, measurable change where we (and our members) live, work, and do business.
In addition to volunteering time and resources to projects like building a sensory room at the Children’s Home of York, YBA also hosts well-known events in the York community each year, such as the York Home & Garden & Show and the annual York Parade of Homes.