March 31, 2020

Bastrop County Issues Stay Home - Work Safe Ordinance Read

Travis County Posts FAQ Document Regarding COVID-19 Orders Read
Survey: How has COVID-19 Impacted Your Business?

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, we need a better understanding of how the Travis County and Austin Orders are affecting your business, your clients and your family. 

Please complete the survey with as much information as you can — the more details, the better.  Your input is essential to our ongoing advocacy efforts. 

NOTE: Your responses will be kept anonymous and will be aggregated to represent the industry, not any one builder.

CARES PPP – Payroll Protection Program

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses who maintain their payroll during
this emergency. Talk to your FDIC bank that handles your payroll for more details.
HBA Reaches Out to Mayor Adler, Judge Eckhardt and City Officials Regarding New DHS CISA Designation of Residential Construction as Essential Critical Infrastructure

Letter to Mayor Adler Read
Letter to Judge Eckhardt Read
Letter to City Officials Read
Your HBA Staff, Board and other volunteer Members,
continue to work diligently to advocate on behalf of all HBA Members
to keep the construction industry moving so our community has safe housing.
Please visit the HBA COVID-19 web page for updates

This information is not intended to provide legal advice, nor be the authority on COVID-19
updates, and we cannot guarantee real-time updates on every matter. We provide this
information as a courtesy for you to use in conjunction with your due diligence.