Welcome to the Home Builders Association of Jackson ( HBAJ ). Our Association was chartered in 1946. Over the years HBAJ has grown to become one of the largest local trade associations in the South, representing not only home builders and remodelers but also manufacturers, service providers and other services connected to the building industry. With over 800 member companies employing thousands of workers, the Association provides its members with a wide variety of services, programs, legislative representation and membership opportunities. The Association is one of more than 800 such local associations throughout the nation affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders ( NAHB ), headquartered in Washington, D.C. There is also a state association, the Home Builders Association of Mississippi ( HBAM ), headquartered in Jackson.