rnThe Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana (HBA of NWI) is a trade association based in Northwest Indiana representing more than 275 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building products manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction.rnrnHBA of NWI is an affiliated association of the Indiana Builders Association (IBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) from which the Home Builders Association received membership charters for Porter and Lake Counties in Indiana.rnrnThe Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana has been granted tax exempt status under Section 501(c) (6) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. The Association is governed by an elected Board of Directors which directs policies and operations of the Association according to its Bylaws. A professional staff is retained to implement Association policies and to carry out the work of the Association, major elements of which are education and training, communications, meetings and programs, special events, governmental affairs and community relations, administration of HBA business affairs, and membership services.