The Texas Association of Builders is dedicated to creating a positive business environment for the housing industry by addressing the housing issues of the people of Texas.
How to join.

Founded in 1946, the Texas Association of Builders is an affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders and has 28 local home builders associations and nearly 10,000 members across Texas. Representing over 702,500 jobs and more than $31.1 billion annually in the Texas economy, the state and local associations play a crucial role in providing housing for Texans. Find out about the value of membership in an HBA and learn more about TAB's advocacy efforts.


HOMEPAC, the Texas Association of Builders (TAB) political action committee, is an essential part of the advocacy program at TAB. HOMEPAC provides contributions in support of pro-housing candidates to both statewide office and the Texas Legislature.  Click here for more information.

Contribute to HOMEPAC!




The Texas Builders Foundation is organized as a private charitable foundation to: research and develop educational programs to benefit the professional home building industry, educate consumers and the youth of Texas about the home building industry and perform other charitable activities.






Important News


TAB Executive Committee Meeting

The TAB Executive Committee will be meeting February 10 & 11, 2016 in Bastrop, Texas.  If you need further information regarding this meeting, please contact Mary Castetter at the TAB office.

Submit Your 2016 Star Awards Entries Today

Registration for the 2016 Texas Association of Builders Star Awards is now open! Don't procrastinate submit your entries before the March 7 early bird deadline. But remember March 20 is the final day for online submissions at


Texas Association of Builders 2016 Energy Code Training

Easing and improving state energy code Mandates on builders and consumers. Click here for information and class schedule. 

TAB Annual Awards Recipients

The Texas Association of Builders swore in its 2016 Senior Officers and handed out its 2015 “Of the Year” awards at the Excellence in Leadership Celebration Dinner on November 12. The “Of the Year” awards are given annually to recognize exemplary service and leadership contributions to the home building industry by its members. Last week’s events also included the presentation of the Presidential Distinguished Service Awards. These individuals were recognized for their dedication to the industry and association during the Board of Directors fall meeting inside the Westin Austin Downtown Hotel.

2016 TAB Senior Officers:
President —
     Tim Jackson, Tim Jackson Custom Homes, Inc. — Fairview, Texas
First Vice President —
     Rick McGuire, McGuire Builders, Inc. — Lubbock, Texas
Vice President/Secretary —
     Justin MacDonald, MacDonald Companies — Kerrville, Texas
Treasurer —
     Sue Ann Pinger, Pinger & Company, LLC — Austin, Texas
Immediate Past President —
     Steve Sorrells, Sorrells and Company, LLC — Waco, Texas

2015 Of the Year Award Recipients:
J.B. Sandlin Builder of the Year —
     Justin MacDonald, MacDonald Companies – Kerrville, Texas
Remodeler of the Year —
     Leslie King, Greymark Construction Company – Houston, Texas
Developer of the Year —
     Michael Biggerstaff, Biggerstaff Homes, Inc. – San Angelo, Texas
Associate of the Year —
     Jessica Goehring, Builder Agent Network – Carrollton, Texas
Philanthropist of the Year —
      Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc. – San Carlos, Calif.
Ted Schlossman Lifetime Achievement Award —
     Bob Garrett, Fair Management, LC – Tyler, Texas
Local Association Accomplishment of the Year —
     HBA of San Angelo

2015 Presidential Distinguised Service Award Recipients:
Toy Wood, Greater Houston BA – Houston, Texas
Brenda Moore, Big Country HBA – Abilene, Texas
Becky Oliver, Greater San Antonio BA – San Antonio, Texas
John Burchfield, David Weekley Homes – Houston, Texas
Bob Burton, Winstead PC – Austin, Texas
Sharon Reuler, Sharon Reuler, PC – Dallas, Texas
Carol Longacre, Longacre Construction Company – Lewisville, Texas
Tiffany Acree, StrucSure Home Warranty – Arlington, Texas
Robert Wood, Custom Homes by Robert Wood – Lubbock, Texas
Gene Lantrip, Lantrip's Custom Homes – Abilene, Texas
Bush Rudnicki Shelton – Arlington, Texas

The complete press release can be read here.


Harold Pollman Inducted Into Housing Hall of Honor

At the prestigious Texas Housing Hall of Honor and Excellence in Leadership Dinner on November 12 the late Harold Pollman, of Northwood Homes & Pollman Development, became the 19th name to appear on the elite Hall of Honor wall inside the Westin Austin Downtown hotel.  To read more, click here.


Quick Calendar


March 30 - 31

TAB Winter BOD Meetings
Committee & Council Meetings

Board of Directors Meeting
The Sheraton Gunter | San Antonio, TX

August 3 - 4

Sunbelt Builders Show™
Trade Show
TAB Summer BOD Meetings
Annual Washers Tournament
Gaylord Texan® Resort | Grapevine, TX

November 17 - 18

TAB Fall BOD Meetings
Committee & Council Meetings

Board of Directors Meeting
Texas Housing Hall of Honor and Excellence in Leadership Dinner - Nov. 18
Driskill Hotel | Austin, TX


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