January 6, 2017

City of Austin delays initiating Historic Zoning Code Amendment

The HBA coordinated the effort with several other organizations to push back against a proposed resolution. The resolution would have made attaining a demolition permit…

January 6, 2017

Leander passes new regulations on stucco

The City of Leander voted on December 15, 2016, to pass additional regulations governing stucco on residential homes. The first included a new definition of…

January 6, 2017

HBA recommendations approved by City of Kyle

The HBA and several members brought forth several recommendations to the existing garage ordinance for the City of Kyle as well as a new zoning…

January 6, 2017

City of Kyle approves updated Impact Fees

On January 3, 2017, the City of Kyle approved an increase to water and wastewater impact fees. The new fees are $3,535 for Water and…

September 21, 2016

City of Austin Budget Negatively Impacts Housing Affordability

Joint statement by the Austin Chamber of Commerce, the Real Estate Council of Austin, and the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin on passage of…

June 15, 2016

Coalition Calls for City to Complete Land Development Code

CodeNEXT Must Produce a Smart, Clear and Comprehensive Land Development Code (AUSTIN – June 15, 2016) — Exactly four years after the Imagine Austin Comprehensive…

October 19, 2015

Texas Association of Builders Voter Guide

A constitutional amendment election is coming up on November 3. TAB’s Voter Guide is a helpful tool to review before you go to the polls. It…

July 17, 2015

City of Austin’s plan to improve costly permitting delays and customer service issues a step in the right direction

New shift toward providing solutions welcomed by home builders Austin, TX (July 17, 2015) – A recent review of the City of Austin’s Planning and…