HBA Councils are groups that have formed to focus on a particular segment of the building industry. Councils have their own steering committees that meet to develop programming. Some Councils restrict membership to a particular member type while all Councils require a separate annual fee to be a member.
If interested in learning more about or joining one of the committees below, please email email@example.com.
Platinum Sponsorships are available for all Councils listed below. Benefits include:
- Introduction & recognition by Chair
- Recognition on HBA event promotional materials including e-blasts, social, newsletter, website etc.
Topics and locations are subject to change without notice.
See the HBA Calendar for current council meeting dates.
Custom Builder and Remodeler Council
Custom Builder & Remodeler Council (CBRC) members are custom builders, remodelers, architects and designers that specialize in designing and building custom homes in Austin and the surrounding communities. The council hosts a luncheon on the 4th Monday of each month. Annual dues: $125.00
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The Developers Council advocates and educates for land development issues affecting HBA members, and policies that influence them such as annexation, HOAs, platting, infrastructure development, impact fees, engineering, and more. The council meets on the 2nd Thursday of each quarter.
Infill Builders Council
The Home Builders Association Infill Builder Council advocates and educates on infill issues affecting HBA members, such as affordability & sustainability and the codes and policies that influence them. The IBC meets quarterly on the 4th Wednesday of the month.
Professional Women in Building
Professional Women in Building (PWB) represents women who are HBA members, member employees or extended families. The local HBA PWIB group is affiliated with nearly 100 local and state councils throughout the country. This council is dedicated to supporting the professional development of women in the construction industry through networking opportunities, community involvement and educational opportunities. Additionally, it supports the future of the home building industry through a scholarship program. Annual dues are $75.00.
Sales and Marketing Council
The SMC is a place to develop your professional skills, stay current on the latest market trends, network with top producers and industry professionals, and become an industry leader yourself. The SMC connects people and builds careers through education, information, resources and networking.
The HBA of Greater Austin’s SMC is affiliated with councils across the country, and is a local council of the National Sales & Marketing Council at NAHB, so networking opportunities extend to the national Council level with the International Builders Show, awards & recognition. Members are dedicated to promoting the practice and professionalism of sales & marketing in the home building industry. The SMC meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Volume Builder Council
Volume Builders Council is comprised of builder members who construct 100+ units in the Austin-MSA. In addition to quarterly meetings with area Building Officials, this group also mobilizes for various issues in the area to push for positive regulatory changes that benefit our entire industry. The VBC meets quarterly on the 2nd Thursday of the month.
= Young Professionals Council
The HBA Young Professionals Council seeks to encourage the next generation of young leaders in our industry to continue the proud tradition of involvement into the future. By providing opportunities for networking, education, and service to the community, the YPC is a place for people under 45 to foster relationships and develop professionally. The council meets regularly to plan upcoming events, learn more about the intricacies of the HBA and what it has to offer, and share information that will be beneficial to all. In addition, some meetings feature speakers who cover a variety of topics relevant to YPC members. YPC meetings are held the 1st Thursday of every other month. Membership is $25 per person and $10 per each additional company applicant. Join YPC