Updated Guidance to the Construction Industry
from Travis County & the City of Austin
Governor Abbott issued a new statewide Order that went into effect on April 2 nd  that designates residential construction as an essential service. In response to the new Order, Travis County and the City of Austin issued new Guidance to the construction industry. 

  It is Critical that ALL Builders Comply with ALL Safety Protocols!  

You can find more safety resources on our website
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.

CARES Paycheck Protection Program Begins TODAY!

Beginning April 3, 2020 , the CARES Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) offers forgivable loans  to small business owners including business entities employing up to 500 employees, sole proprietors, 501(c)3 charitable corporations, and certain veterans’ organizations. If spent in accordance with SBA requirements the entire loan becomes forgivable.  

Contact your local bank to see if you should apply.  Application here
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.