HOMEPAC, TAB's political action committee, is an essential part of TAB's advocacy program. HOMEPAC maximizes political contributions by association members by supporting pro-housing candidates and incumbents for both statewide office and the Texas Legislature. It is through voluntary contributions that HOMEPAC can help preserve a positive political climate for the residential construction and development industry in Texas.
Without HOMEPAC’s participation, decisions affecting the future of the residential building industry will be influenced by other industries and groups, many of whom represent interests directly opposed to our own. It’s only through the voluntary contributions of our members that HOMEPAC can help preserve a positive political climate for the home building and development industry in Texas.
Suggested Donation Levels:
Payments can be completed in one transcation or made in quarterly payments.
Members who donate to the Capitol Club, Diamond Key, Platinum Key and Gold Key levels will receive a lapel pin and special recognition at PAC events. Donations of any amount are welcome and appreciated.
HOMEPAC represents your political interests at the state level and is prohibited by law from donating to federal election campaigns. Additionally, HOMEPAC is forbidden by state law from accepting corporate donations and, therefore, may accept only personal or non-corporate contributions. There is no limit to what an individual may contribute to HOMEPAC.
*If payment is from a partnership, LLC or other legal entity, the entity cannot be owned by a corporation or include an incorporated member or partner.
Invest today in the future of our industry! When the 10,000 members of the Texas Association of Builders come together through HOMEPAC, the home building industry maintains its strong presence at the Texas Capitol. Changes in state law or regulations could be detrimental to your business and bottom line. Your contribution to HOMEPAC is an investment in the future of our industry and one of the most affordable options for political involvement.
HOMEPAC is governed by a Board of Trustees who represent all areas of the state and their local home builders associations. The Trustees determine which political candidates will receive support based on the following criteria:
Stay tuned for the next Texas Association of Builders HOMEPAC fundraiser. Due to the COVID-19 pandamic the 2020 TAB Winter Committe and Board of Directors meetings were cancelled, this also included the HOMEPAC Punch Bowl Social Austin fundraiser event that was slated for March 26. All proceeds directly support HOMEPAC, you can still donate here.
For local HOMEPAC fundraising events, contact the Executive Officer of your Local Home Builders Association.
Statewide Election Dates
HOMEPAC supports pro-housing candidates for both statewide office and the Texas Legislature. Contact the TAB Government Relations team for information on upcoming elections and candidates in your area.
Primary Runoff Election: Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Last Day to Register to Vote: Monday, July 15, 2020
Early Voting: Monday, October 19, 2020 - Friday, October 30, 2020
Election Day: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
TAB Voter Guide take this with you to the polls. (coming soon)
Polling hours/F&Q/Voter Registration: See State Poll Opening and Closing times (2020)