Our Story

Our passion is simple, and it’s been our focus since 1956. We want to help hardworking families across America achieve the dream of homeownership. Clayton became part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway family of companies in 2003. Today we build, sell, finance and insure our homes from coast to coast.

Our Values

At Clayton, the core of our culture is built around our eight Guiding Principles.


We’re passionate about being the best housing company.


Our strength is our people... we attract those who make us better.


We strive to be extraordinary at every customer touchpoint.

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We act as owners and take results personally.


We encourage innovation...try a lot of stuff; keep what works.

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We manage cost to invest in profitable top-line growth.

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We uphold our integrity and reputation above all else.


We will leave Clayton and the world better than we found them.

Our Businesses

Clayton is organized into six businesses that offer opportunities across multiple industries. Our success is in our team members - join our team and see how you can make us stronger.

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Clayton Annual Review

Each year, we look back at our lessons learned, team’s successes and company wins to feel proud of our shared accomplishments and to set the mark for a great year ahead.