November 16, 2018

HBAGA Members attend the Texas Builders Association Fall Meetings

In the Government Relations Committee, committee members were treated to an update from State Representative John Kuempel (HD-44).  “The state of Texas appreciates what y’all…

November 15, 2018

TAB and HBA provide update on upcoming legislative session and election results

JD Hale with TAB gave a brief preview into issues affecting builders in the upcoming legislative session that opens in January.  Some highlights include property…

November 2, 2018

City of San Marcos to consider small area plans in certain parts of the city

Now that the City of San Marcos has rewritten its land development code, the city is moving forward with a small area plan program which…

November 2, 2018

Round Rock Impact Fees…the Saga Continues

Round Rock City Council votes down current impact fee plan and will bring forward a new one this week After receiving feedback from the HBA…

November 2, 2018

City Changes the Rules Causing Major Backlog in Home Building

Austin: Area builders have had a difficult couple of months with historic rainfalls and flooding bringing many builders to a standstill as t hey wait…

October 18, 2018

2018 Election Candidate Endorsements

The 2018 general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, with early voting running Monday, October 22 through Friday, Nov. 2. These are the…

September 28, 2018

Austin City Manager seeking feedback from HBA

The Austin City Manager has reached out to the HBA to get our feedback on the skills and qualities we would like to see in…

September 18, 2018

HBA begins meeting with Round Rock city council members to discuss roadway impact fees

Round Rock city council held its first public hearing to discuss the details of the proposed impact fee ordinance.  The council left the issue pending…

August 16, 2018

HBA of Greater Austin Responds to the Bastrop Development Moratorium

At a time when demand for housing is far exceeding supply, the homebuilding community was caught off guard by the Bastrop City Council’s vote to…