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. Find out about the value of membership in an HBA. 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. 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

2015-17 Texas Residential Construction Contracts Package

BUILDER MEMBERS: The new updated contracts package are now available! Learn more and get your subscription today by click here.

In addition to addressing new legislatively mandated notice requirements for water front homes, many additions and improvements have been made to the 2015 - 2017 package, which include: a new lot sale contract, a new design-build contract, a new architect agreement addendum, added advertising and media permissions, and a needed revision to the termination damages language.  The end result is that the contracts are even more comprehensive than before without adding length.

2015 Star Awards Winners have been announced

Winners of the 2015 Star Awards program have been posted. Go see who made the short list of the best in Texas!

2015 Texas Housing Hall of Honor Inductee announced

The announcement was made at the TAB Summer Board Meeting on July 31, 2015. Mr. Pollman will be formally inducted during the Excellence in Leadership Dinner at the Westin Hotel Downtown Austin on November 12, 2015. Click here to read more.

TAB was Honored by Hermes Creative Awards

The Texas Association of Builders and E&M Consulting, Inc., was honored for their outstanding work at the 2015 Hermes Creative Awards. The March/April 2014 Texas Builder issue featured Risher Martin Fine Homes from Austin, Texas. The cover, designed by E&M Consulting, Inc., received honorable mention honors for best print media design for a publication.

TAB Honored with 3 Association Excellence Awards

The Texas Association of Builders has been named the state winner of three Association Excellence Awards by the National Association Home Builders. TAB was voted the best in the following state categories:
- Best Publication — "2014 Texas Star Awards Finalist Catalog"
- Best Council Development Program — "Young Professionals Council"
- Best Membership Event — "Statewide Washers Championship"

TAB Products Available to Members Only

2013 - 2015 Texas Residential Construction Contracts Package - (Version 5.0) - 2013-15 package owners had until 5 p.m. on August 31, 2015, to access their subscription. That subscription has now ended and 2015-17 Version 6.1 as been made available for purchase.

TAB’s Model Construction Safety Program and Jobsite Safety Standards Package© - TAB’s Model Safety Plan and training webinar will provide you with comprehensive guidelines to help you train your employees regarding their responsibilities and to help you establish good safety procedures and systems for recordkeeping required by OSHA. TAB members only $249.99 (plus sales tax).


Natural Disaster Information

The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) understands the devastation that natural disasters can have on individuals and communities.  TAB offers this guide, Rebuilding Following a Disaster, to assist Texans effected by the most recent round of natural disasters.

Other resources:
NAHB's Disaster Recovery Resources
Disaster Remediation (Important Statutory Requirements)
Red Cross
Small Business Administration
Texas Department of Transportation

Consumer Information



Quick Calendar

July 28 - August 1
TAB Summer BOD Meetings
Committee & Council Meetings
Board of Directors Meeting
Gaylord Texan® Resort
Grapevine, TX

July 29 - 30

Trade Show
Annual Washers Tournament
Gaylord Texan® Resort
Grapevine, TX

November 10 - 12

TAB Fall Committee & BOD Meetings
Excellence in Leadership Dinner
The Westin Austin Downtown
Austin, TX

Click here to view our full calendar Click here for Local Associations