What’s in it for you?
The MHAPP ensures its members stay current on issues that influence the factory-built housing industry. This is achieved through quarterly newsletters, the website, electronic communication and through various meetings and training sessions held throughout each year. Key networking opportunities are also gained by attending meetings and events facilitated by the MHAPP. In addition, the MHAPP ‘s members benefit from many programs and resources provided by the Association.
Information & Help
Members are given access to a large database of manuals, training programs, videos, information guides and other resources to ensure you are kept up to date on everything within the factory-built housing industry. Our association provides regular newsletters and updates to our website, along with providing members opportunities to take part in various training workshops and annual industry meetings.
Construction & Building Codes
Members have access to the latest in building code/safety code acts and regulations and are kept up to date on any updates and changes that happen within the industry. We provide Land Use Planning documents and as an organization, work alongside government to have input into both Provincial and National Building Code reviews. MHAPP, through affiliation with the National Associations, also works alongside the Canadian Standards Association and National Research Council to aid in promoting safety standards within the factory-built housing markets.
As an organization, we offer a consolidated marketing and promotions program to all of our members. We attend annual affiliate and Government Association trade shows to promote both our industry and members. We provide regional brochures, membership directories and promotional banners in which our members are listed and promoted. When becoming a member, your company will receive the MHAPP Proud Member logo for promotion on your organization’s material to showcase your membership status in being a part of this highly reputable association.
As a member-driven association, we lobby ourselves as a direct voice to Government Departments, Ministers and local Municipalities. We work with key stakeholders on Bylaws, Zoning, Warranty, Restrictive Laws and Regulations and lobby for the benefit of advancing Industry Development.
Members receive constant access and invitations to expand their industry skills and knowledge. Through regional Board of Directors meetings, periodic seminars and workshops, webinar training opportunities and networking to annual general meetings and regional information sessions, members have countless opportunities to connect with area Manufacturers, Show Home Centres, Transporters, Communities, Developers, Suppliers and government officials and affiliate organizations.
Financing & Legal Support
Through becoming a member, you will have access to an extended number of home insurance and housing rebate programs as well as industry specific business insurance program. We work hard to create relationships with financial and insurance institutions to allow you unique opportunities only available through being a part of our association. As an organization, we aid you in protecting your investment and providing you with legal support in the terms of interpretation of policies, bylaws, acts and laws and championing Provincial Standard Customer Sales Agreements developed by the MHAPP.
You can rest assured in becoming a member of our trusted association, you will be working with experienced professionals. Apart from the other benefits lists, members also receive the following:
- Low Annual Membership Fees
- Preferred Rates for Annual General Meeting and Seminars
- Every ‘member in good standing’ with the Association may vote either personally or by alternate at all meetings of the Association
- Volunteer Board of Directors
- Promotion of Industry within the public eye
- Mediation Service for Consumers