HBA Announces 2022 Benefit Home Project

June 9, 2022 4:52 pm Published by

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Bastrop, Texas (May 20, 2022) –The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBAGA) is honored to work with home builder, David Weekley Homes, and developer, Hunt Communities on the 2022 Benefit Home.  Each year the HBAGA members construct a home benefitting designated charities in the central Texas region. The groundbreaking will take place on June 8th at 9 am at 147 Cibolo Creek Loop in Bastrop, Texas. The home should take 7-8 months to complete.

“We are so grateful for the support members like David Weekley Homes and Hunt who have graciously stepped up as Builder and Developer Captains for Benefit Home Program,” said Taylor Jackson, CEO of the HBAGA. “It is through programs like the Benefit Home project that truly impact our community enabling individuals to thrive.”

Since 1991, the Benefit Home project has donated more than $2 million dollars to local charities.  The Benefit Home project advances the HBAGA’s vision to build strong communities and homes for individuals to thrive. The 2022 beneficiary will be HomeAid Austin.  HomeAid Austin’s mission is to build dignified housing where whose experiencing homelessness can regain hope and achieving healing.  

It is through the generosity of our builders, remodelers, developers, suppliers, and trades that the Benefit Home program continues to giveback each year.   The home will be constructed by David Weekley Homes using labor and materials donated by supplier firms and will be located at The Colony, a new home community, located in the picturesque riverside City of Bastrop developed by Hunt. 

This year’s Benefit Home is David Weekley’s Cloverstone Floor Plan situated on a 45-foot homesite in the new Bandera Pass section of The Colony.

David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately owned builders, was founded in 1976. Headquartered in Houston, TX, the company currently operates in 19 cities and 12 states across the nation and has closed more than 100,000 homes since inception.

The home builder was the first in the United States to be awarded the Triple Crown of American Home Building, an honor which includes “America’s Best Builder,” “National Housing Quality Award” and “National Builder of the Year.” David Weekley Homes has also appeared 16 times on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For”, most recently ranking within the top 10.

Based in El Paso, Texas, Hunt Companies, Inc. is a diversified, family-owned holding company that invests in operating businesses, real estate assets, and infrastructure assets.

Hunt Communities  is proud to provide support to organizations and community events that enhance communities where we live and work. Specifically, we support organizations in the areas of education, economic development, military and military family projects, healthcare, and quality-of-life initiatives.

A culture of supporting our community is encouraged throughout the Hunt organization. In addition to corporate financial support, our employees are actively engaged in the communities in which Hunt operates or has a presence.

About the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBAGA)
Since 1953, the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin (HBAGA) has served as the leading professional trade organization dedicated to residential construction and remodeling in Central Texas. With more than 700 member companies and thousands of community members, the HBAGA works with government, public, business and community organizations in six counties – Bastrop, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Travis, and Williamson.


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This post was written by Jennifer Haveman