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

Natural Disaster Information

On behalf of the building and remodeling industry in Texas, the members of the Texas Association of Builders, want to express their heartfelt sympathies to anyone who has suffered a loss as the result of a natural disaster. The professional building and remodeling community stands ready to assist our neighbors as we work to rebuild the homes and communities that have been destroyed or damaged.

As you begin to assess the damage to your home and property, we would like to help you make an informed decision regarding your contractor choice. Before you hire a contractor, we strongly encourage you to do your homework to ensure that you are hiring a reputable, qualified individual or company to help you rebuild your home or business.

Here are a few important guidelines to help you select a competent builder or remodeler.

Make Plans Today to Attend the 2016 Sunbelt Builders Show

Join the Texas Association of Builders as its set to host the 2016 Sunbelt Builders Show™. The two-day event is slated for Aug. 3-4 at the prestigious Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

Don’t miss out on the discounted room rates that are offered for Sunbelt attendees. After doing business on the trade show floor, enjoy the 4.5 acres of indoor gardens, the Paradise Springs Lagoon, Waterslide and Lazy River or unwind at Relache Spa & Salon.

Don't wait, register early and book your hotel rooms before they are gone. A detailed schedule of events can be found on the new Sunbelt Builders Show™ website.


Entries Now Being Accepted for the Following:

Texas Builders Foundation Scholarships – Thousands of dollars in scholarships have been awarded by the Texas Builders Foundation to students who are working toward earning building trade certifications or construction industry degrees. Scholarships are awarded every year for the upcoming fall semester.

Download the fall 2016 Scholarship Guidebook and the tri-fold scholarship brochure. You can also complete the fall 2016 auto-fill scholarship application here or by going to the Texas Builders Foundation website under "what we do" at
: Friday, April 29, 2016

Excellence under 45 Awards – TAB's Excellence under 45 Awards program is dedicated to highlighting and rewarding young professionals that have committed their time, efforts and careers to the Texas building industry.  If you know of a young professional or are a young professional that meets or exceeds the guidelines of this awards program, please consider entering. Entering is free. For more information, click here.
Deadline: Thursday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Texas Housing Hall of Honor – TAB's Texas Housing Hall of Honor celebrates men and women who have made significant and lasting contributions to the Texas housing industry. Inductees are selected annually from the categories of: builders, developers or remodelers; trades professionals and suppliers; government; and, industry-allied professionals. For more information, click here.
Deadline: Monday, June 6 at 5 p.m.

Confined Spaces Regulation Now In Effect

Builders who hire trade contractors to do work in a confined space may have additional responsibilities under the new standard. To read more, click here.




Quick Calendar


March 1 - June 6

Texas Housing Hall of Honor Nominations

March 31 - May 11 

Excellence under 45 Awards Applications

August 3 - 4

Sunbelt Builders Show™
Trade Show
TAB Summer BOD Meetings
Annual Washers Tournament
Gaylord Texan® Resort | Grapevine, TX
  - Attendee Registration
  - Exhibitor Booth Selection

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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