January 23, 2019

Winter Million Dollar Club Awards Wrap Up

Over 75 people joined the HBA’s Sales and Marketing Council at the Winter Million Dollar Club Awards hosted at North by Northwest Restaurant and Brewery.…

January 17, 2019

New HBA Programs for 2019

In 2019, the HBAGA is excited to bring new events, educational classes, and additional opportunities for those involved in the residential housing industry to engage…

January 10, 2019

Ross Britton Speaks with KLBJ AM on Housing Industry Issues

Labor Shortages in the Housing Industry Austin home builders are still looking for proper levels of workers. Home Builders Association of Greater Austin Board member…

January 7, 2019

2015 Advocacy Wins

Pushed back against the city’s Lobbying Ordinance and worked with other real estate development organizations to successfully alter the proposed resolution with over 7 amendments.(Austin)…

January 7, 2019

2016 Policy Issue Victories:

Leander Masonry Ordinance The HBA and several members successfully pushed back against proposed amendments that would’ve severely restricted the use of stucco as a building…

January 7, 2019

2017 Policy Issue Victories

City of Austin Development Services Department Efficiency Meetings In October, the HBA and the Development Services Department agreed to conduct ongoing meetings with each division…

January 4, 2019

Member Spotlight – Cover Glass

Cover Glass began redefining architectural possibilities for homeowners and businesses over 30 years ago in Finland. Since then, their Frameless Sliding Glass Doors — which…

December 7, 2018

Buda Asst. Manager Speaks to Hays Chapter

The Hays County Chapter met last week at Buda City Municipal Complex. The meeting, sponsored by Merchants Mortgage & Trust Corporation, featured out-going Assistant City…

December 7, 2018

Home Builders Association CEO stepping down to join another trade group in town

A switch from single-family to multifamily By Daniel Salazar  – Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal The head honcho at the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin…

December 7, 2018

Leander expresses desire to work with development community on garages

Although discussions are still very preliminary, Leander’s mayor has expressed interest in holding a workshop on garages.  The HBA was successful in overturning the city’s…