Employment Agreement - Kaufman and Broad Home Corp. and Albert Praw


                          [KAUFMAN & BROAD LETTERHEAD]


BRUCE KARATZ
Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer

October 5, 1996


Albert Praw
3350 Scadlock Lane
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Dear Albert:

Sincere congratulations on your recent promotion to Senior Vice
President, Regional General Manager.  I am extremely excited about the
future of our Company with this new structure.  With your talent, skills
and energy I am confident that we will not only meet, but exceed our
future goals!

In light of your promotion, I am pleased to confirm the following
changes in your compensation which will become effective December 1,
1996.

Title/Position:         Senior Vice President, Regional General Manager