The article states the criteria by which to choose sro in construction at the entry to membership. One of the global challenges of the new-home construction – a significant increase for entrepreneurs risk losing access to the building market. Moreover, this loss may be due to causes unconnected with the activities of the entrepreneur. If the builder prior to withdraw licenses or suspend it in relation to identifying any irregularities in its construction activities, but now this matter is not limited. On the one hand, the entrepreneur may lose access to the market of construction works, if will be excluded from the cpo in the construction of any of the statutory reasons. On the other hand, now that the builders there is a risk that the cpo in the building could lose its status at the request of rtn, unless match any of the statutory requirements for cpo (see article 55.4 of the Town Planning Code). In this case, a concrete construction may not be to blame. The reason may lie in the inefficient management of SROs construction, responsible actions of other members of the sro (non-payment of contributions to the compensation fund, the output of the SRO). Thus, the entrepreneurs is critical to choose the most reliable and stable in the construction of SROs, which You can focus on the following criteria: – information transparency – a reliable and reputable construction companies in the sro in the building – the use of transparent and effective institutional arrangements – clear and sufficiently robust rules of self-regulation, as well as the requirements for construction activities of its members – a sufficient number of members (at least a hundred, the optimal number of 150 to 200 members) – is large enough Compensation Fund – a prerequisite for liability insurance and partnership sro with large insurance organizations, with a good business reputation.