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…

December 6, 2018

HBA Hosts Building Central Texas: Careers in Residential Construction Forum

The  Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBA) welcomed over 50 High School and community college educators, secondary trainers, and employers to speak about career…

November 30, 2018

HBA CEO Announces Departure

On behalf of the Board of Directors I regret to inform you Emily Blair tendered her resignation as CEO of the HBA, effective December 28,…

November 6, 2018

People’s Choice Award presented to Vogel Builders at 63rd Annual Parade of Homes™

Leander, Texas (November 5, 2018) – The Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Austin is proud to announce the winner of the People’s Choice Award…