July 18, 2019

City of San Marcos presents at July Advocacy Forum

At the July Advocacy Forum, city staff from San Marcos presented an overview of the work completed so far by the Workforce Housing Task Force. …

July 18, 2019

HBA visits with new Arborist for City of Austin

In June, the city’s new arborist, Naomi Rotramel, started at the city.  She came to Austin from Nashville, where she oversaw the city’s urban forestry…

July 11, 2019

Supporting the HBA Issues Fund

The purpose of the Issues Fund is to provide financial support towards advocacy activities that benefit the HBA and the industry, but are not necessarily…

July 11, 2019

Why the HBA HomePAC is important to you

HomePAC is the HBA’s autonomous, non-partisan Political Action Committee (PAC) administered by a Board of Trustees.  HomePAC’s purpose is to raise money to contribute to…

July 11, 2019

City of Bastrop City Council hears recommendations from Planning & Zoning on B3 Code

The Bastrop City Council held a joint meeting with the Planning & Zoning Commission to go over the Commission’s recommendations on the new land development…

July 11, 2019

Leander expected to remove alley loaded requirement on small lots in Tuesday’s Council meeting

Last week, as expected, the Leander City Council unanimously approved the removal of the alley load requirements on small lots.  The HBA is now working…

July 11, 2019

Highlights from last week’s efficiency meeting with Austin Energy

Last Wednesday, as part of ongoing discussions with Austin Energy on how to better improve the development process, the HBA and other stakeholders received an…

July 2, 2019

Efficiency meetings with Austin Energy continue this week

As part of the HBA’s ongoing efforts to improve efficiency at various City of Austin departments, the HBA will be meeting again with Austin Energy…

July 2, 2019

Leander expected to remove alley loaded requirement on small lots at Tuesday’s Council meeting

Two weeks ago, Leander City Council gave tentative approval to an amendment to their composite zoning ordinance that would remove the requirement for alley loaded…

July 2, 2019

HBA drafts comments for international wildland urban interface draft fire code

The international wildland urban interface code (WUI) is making its way through the City’s boards and commissions process.  The HBA has been active in helping…