Improving standards and practice

NHBC registered builders

We're dedicated to raising standards in the housebuilding industry and sharing the very best practice. Our investment in quality means you can invest more in new homes.

More than 14,000 housebuilders and developers are already registered with NHBC and benefit from:

The UK's leading new home warranty

Unlimited, online access to the UK's definitive standards for home-building

NHBC portal
Site management and reporting made easy online

Technical Extra
The very latest advice and updates from our technical experts

Building Regulations guidance

Road and sewer bonds
For housing providers to provide bonds for new public roads, sewers and open space areas

Free industry news and updates
Through Housebuilder magazine and our ezines Clicks & Mortar and Housing Developments

NHBC Standards

The technical manual and benchmark for NHBC registered builders, covering design, materials and sitework for all newly-built homes

NHBC Standards Plus

The interactive, online version of NHBC Standards with extensive technical guidance, videos and support.

Training and CPD

The most comprehensive choice of courses and free events in the industry.

NHBC Foundation

Research, publications, guidance and political engagement to support the housebuilding industry.

Social Housing Group

Working with registered housing to share knowledge and promote best practice, including twice yearly social housing forum sessions.

Industry events and sponsorship Social Housing Group

Speaking and exhibiting at national and regional conferences and events throughout the UK.

Information Service

Publishing quarterly statistics on new home building, plus bespoke data, information and reports.