October 30, 2019

Austin HBA Awarded Substantial Grant from NAHB’s State & Local Issues Fund

As part of our efforts to work on the City of Austin’s new land development code, the HBA has been awarded a substantial grant to…

October 30, 2019

Austin Planning Commission has first public hearing on proposed land development code

On October 26th, Austin’s Planning Commission held its first public hearing on the proposed new land development code.  Nearly 200 speakers signed up to testify…

October 30, 2019

The HBA’s voter guide for HomePAC endorsed candidates and propositions

Early voting wrapped up last week and tomorrow is election day.  Many central Texas cities are having elections for their mayor and city councils and…

October 17, 2019

Members Should Take Action on Portman-Shaheen Bill

HBA members – take action on the most recent BuilderLink alert. The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act (S. 2137), also known as the Portman-Shaheen…

October 17, 2019

Advocacy Update: 10/21/19

Planning Commission Begins Work on Austin’s Proposed Land Development Code Now that city officials and development stakeholders have had some time to review the proposed…

October 4, 2019

Advocacy Update 10.7.19

Austin’s draft land development code was released last Friday The long-awaited draft of the land development code was released last Friday.  HBA experts have already…

September 19, 2019

Advocacy Update 9-23: HomePAC, HB 3167, Austin Development Code

HomePAC identifies key cities for upcoming elections The HBA’s nonpartisan political action committee, HomePAC, has identified five key cities to engage in the upcoming November…

September 19, 2019

2019 Benefit Home Update

The 2019 Benefit Home is well on its way to completion. All stucco, and stone is now finished at the home. Cabinets and Countertops are…

September 5, 2019

Williamson County hosts meeting for builders and developers to discuss revisions to subdivision ordinance

Williamson County hosted an open house this morning where they will go over the proposed changes to the County’s subdivision ordinance.  These changes include revisions…

September 5, 2019

City of Austin and Travis County roll out HB 3167 compliance

On September 1, HB 3167, along with hundreds of other bills, went into effect in the State of Texas.  The City of Austin and Travis…