Always Safety First!

As we continue to navigate this unprecedented, complex and challenging, situation Safety First remains our mantra and mandate!

The construction industry will continue to be under great scrutiny, and  strict compliance with all applicable safety standards and laws is critical  not only so that construction can continue, but most importantly to ensure our workers, friends and family, and communities remain safe.

Visit the HBA COVID-19 webpage for safety information and sample documents to help you stay safe and informed. 

It is YOUR responsibility to keep your jobsites and workers safe.
Don't be the Builder that Shuts the Industry Down!

COVID-19 Construction Industry FAQ

HBA Member, The Fowler Law Firm, has put together a list of questions and answers specific to the construction industry at the link below.

Coronavirus Webinar Series
 
NAHB held six member webinars to help members understand the small business and tax relief provisions in the landmark Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act recently signed into law. These webinars gave members an opportunity to ask questions directly to NAHB staff experts and our outside counsel. Recordings of these webinars are available on  nahb.org  (member log-in required).

We will continue our webinar series on the following topics:

Tax Relief Provisions of the CARES Act
April 7, 11 a.m. ET
Learn about new federal tax relief provisions for businesses of all sizes; how they can help retain employees; and how they can help keep money in your business' pocket.

Small Business Loans Available through the CARES Act
April 7, 3 p.m. ET
Understand the Small Business Administration programs available for home builders and how to apply for and navigate these new lending programs.

Unemployment Insurance Changes in the CARES Act
April 8, 11 a.m. ET
Learn how independent contractors and sole proprietors — who have never qualified before for unemployment insurance — will now be able to apply under the changes of the CARES Act. 

Coronavirus & Jobsite Safety: What You Need to Know
April 8, 1 p.m. ET
Home builders will learn about CDC, OSHA and other agency guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID–19 on the jobsite. 

Visit the  registration page  to learn more, register and submit your questions today. 

Access the latest NAHB news and business resources to respond to this challenge at the  Coronavirus Preparedness and Response section  on  nahb.org .
3,000+ Association’s Letter to Congress Requesting
501(c)(6) Financial Assistance

On April 2, ASAE sent a letter to Congress calling for more critically needed emergency aid for non-profit associations like the HBA. Your HBA was a signatory to this letter.

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   www.hbaaustin.com/covid-19

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.