Newly Issued 2015 Code Words

Troy Allen Advocacy, Codes

The City of Houston Public Works Department has recently released two new 2015 Code Words. The City of Houston and other jurisdictions have memos called “code words” that instruct staff and the public on how …

Election 2022: How to Get Involved

Troy Allen Advocacy

With the start of 2022, we have entered another significant election cycle that will see us vote on numerous federal, state, county and judicial level races. 2022 will be a fluid and dynamic year in …

HOME-PAC Primary Voter Guide

admin Advocacy, Featured

Texans will head back to the polls — from Feb. 14-25 for early voting and on election day, March 1 — for the 2022 primary election. Electing the most qualified, pro-housing candidates for office is …

At the Table… Or on the Menu?

Aimee Bertrand Advocacy, Featured

Join HOME-PAC 2022 and Make Your Voice Heard The Greater Houston Builders Association was founded in 1941 not only as a place for homebuilders to connect, but for them to advocate on issues important to …

ADU Design Book Showcases Small Homes with Big Possibilities

admin Advocacy

The Planning and Development Department has published a free, online book of Accessory Dwelling Unit designs submitted by contestants to the ADU|HOU Design Competition.  Touted as, “a practical and creative collection of small homes with big possibilities,” the online book features 26 Accessory Dwelling Unit schematic designs from aspiring …

City of Houston Adopts 2015 IRC

Bradley Pepper Advocacy, Codes, Featured

Last month the Houston City Council adopted a slate of new construction codes, including the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC). The GHBA, led by 2019 GHBA President John Williams, has been working on this code …

2021: Government Affairs Year in Review

Bradley Pepper Advocacy

As we anticipate a new calendar year, it is only natural to reflect on and evaluate what has happened over the last 12 months. The first question is always, “where did the time go?” It …