The voice of the hoME BUILDING industry in Washington

Ensuring and enhancing the vitality of the home building industry


BIAW. Homes start here.
We are the people who build, remodel and maintain homes. We create jobs, economic opportunity and strong communities.

As one of the largest home building associations in America, BIAW champions the rights of our members and fights for affordable homeownership at all levels of government. We provide award-winning education that builds and supports a strong workforce in the trades. We strengthen our members by offering employee health care plans and state’s largest, longest-operating Retro (Retrospective Rating) safety incentive program (ROII).

We give a voice to thousands of builders, remodelers, skilled trades professionals and their associates who help Washington families enjoy the American dream of owning a home.


Explore our membership services and benefits


Workers’ comp safety program trusted by more Washington businesses


Professional development classes, certifications and scholarships

Government Affairs

Protecting housing interests at all levels of government

Workforce Development

Training the next generation of builders


Invaluable legal information, industry representation, member updates

Codes & Regulations

Education and information on latest code updates

Health Insurance

Affordable group health care

Home Buyers Warranty

You build it, we’ll back you up


Recognizing excellence in remodeling and top associates.


Employment Security seeks feedback on new programs

Calling all self-employed workers (business owners, independent contractors, freelancers, gig workers, sole proprietors) in Washington state! The Washington Employment Security…

BIAW unveils three new on-demand education offerings

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a new desire for on-line, on-demand education. And BIAW is delivering! We’ve recently partnered with…

March 2021 Building Insight

Welcome to the March Edition of Building Insight! This month, we: Unveil new branding for BIAW Explore the effects of…