June 13, 2019

Wildland Urban Interface code moving forward in Austin boards and commissions

In 2018, Austin Fire Department began drafting amendments to the International Wildland Urban Interface code.  AFD has recently released a draft and is moving forward…

June 11, 2019

Taylor Morrison to Build the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin’s 2019 Benefit Home to Support HomeAid Austin

Taylor Morrison, a leading national builder and developer, is partnering with the Home Building Association (HBA) of Greater Austin to build its 2019 Benefit Home…

June 7, 2019

Village Farm’s Tiny Home Community Addresses Austin’s Affordability Crisis

HBA Member Village Farm, a dynamic tiny house community based in East Austin is addressing Austin’s affordability crisis. With an initial phase of 42 home…

June 6, 2019

The HBA wins national award from the NAHB for Best Local Government Affairs Effort

The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBA) has been recognized for its outstanding advocacy efforts with an Award of Excellence from the Executive Officers…

June 5, 2019

Governor Abbott has plan to continue the Board of Plumbing Examiners without a special session

At the very end of the 86th legislative session, a critical bill that would have prevented the state’s Board of Plumbing Examiners from “sunsetting,” or…

June 5, 2019

Travis County Survey

Last Tuesday, at the HBA Goes Local event in Bee Cave, the Travis County Department of Transportation & Natural Resources gave a presentation about the…

June 5, 2019

Share Your News with the HBA!

One of the greatest benefits of membership is the opportunity to network with other members of the HBA community. Let us share your important company…

June 4, 2019

June is National Home Ownership Month: Are You Ready to Buy?

As the home building industry celebrates National Homeownership Month in June, new data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reveal that starting in…

May 30, 2019

Last Monday, Texas Legislature adjourns sine die

On May 27th, the Texas Legislature adjourned without any indication of a special session.     Overall, this was a very good session for the building…

May 16, 2019

Home Builders Association of Greater Austin Announces New CEO Carrie Ciliberto

The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBA) is pleased to announce that after an intensive, nationwide search, Carrie L. Ciliberto, Esq. has been hired…