New Home Trends Institute members have the opportunity to apply to join one of four councils.

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Consumer Trends

Explores lifestyle shifts and preferences impacting what consumers want in their home/community and how to best respond. Thought provoking and digestible, this council offers a place to get real-time feedback home buyer needs on a national level.
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Home Design Trends

Focuses solely on the home, including both exterior and interior design as well as materials and finishes, with an eye toward what’s next. The council also explores ways to improve the quality and efficiency of home design.
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Master Plan Trends

Discusses daily challenges and developer goals, from relationships with builders, to next-level amenities, to navigating a changing market. This council covers the nitty gritty details, big picture visions, and longevity.
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Build-to-Rent Trends

This council hosts BTR operators, builders, and designers who work together to share ideas, discuss best practices, and brainstorm how to best succeed in the rental home arena.

2023 NHTI Council Members