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Sparks Flares Over City's SOI Ordinance
Court hearing on anti-discrimination ordinance goes poorly for city
"...Vouchers, for example). It met quick reaction from the Austin Apart­ment Association, which filed suit 24 hours after passage...."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Hunting for Housing
Landlord lawsuit and housing research frame housing crisis
"...As promised by the Texas Apartment Association earlier this month, a state legislator has filed..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Official Oppression
Do APD officers have a pattern of dismissing sexual assaults?
"...In February of 2014, Austin Police Depart­ment Chief Art Acevedo evoked a wave of..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Newest in Trustees
AISD swearing-in suggests both comity and dissension
" members on Tuesday night. Down the road at Austin Independent School District headquarters, the latest batch of trustees..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: See You in Court!
Pressley demands recount, while Zimmerman and Sec. 8 cases progress
"...votes, the city avoids a second Buehler trial, the Austin Apartment Association's suit against the city may move to..."

Jan. 5, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Bill Seeks to Dodge Section 8 Renters
State Sen. Perry's bill would overrule Austin's ordinance
"...As promised by the Texas Apartment Association earlier this month, a state legislator has filed..."

Dec. 29, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Landlords Sue to Block Section 8 Renters
Austin Apartment Association fights Council's ban on source-of-income discrimination
"...24 hours to celebrate – the following day, the Austin Apartment Association filed suit in Travis County District Court..."

Dec. 19, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

News Roundup: Endings and Beginnings
Out with the old City Council, in with the new
"...The Chronicle will provide live coverage of tomorrow's election..."

Dec. 15, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

A Concrete Solution
Should developers have to recycle?
"...Imagine – if you can – an old apartment complex being torn down to make way for a..."

Dec. 12, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Getting to Zero
Will Austin's green seif-image be realized with its "zero waste" goals?
"...the Capitol to the Texas Disposal Systems landfill, where Austin's city-collected residential trash goes to be forever entombed. From..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Who's Backing Whom
"...information as possible, we’ve listed each candidate’s endorsements at We’ve gathered some of the more significant endorsements here...."

Oct. 31, 2014 News Feature

Ten Districts, Many Visions
A Sense of Place
"...(Windsor Park, Northfield, Highland, etc.), or the very different commercial-industrial-apartment neighborhoods north of Highway 183; the begging-for-development corridor along..."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

How to Build Neighborhoods
Erin McGann is the sole newcomer in a race dominated by incumbents
"...things in common. They live in older, quaint Central Austin neighborhoods, they're both former neighborhood association presidents, they've served..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

10-1 Ticker...
Election updates!
"...aren't eligible to run for Council. Wiley rented an apartment in Anderson Mill in December 2013 in order to..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature

The Road to 10-1: Add One More …
Candidate pilgrimage grows, and a glance at District 4
"...No sooner had Newsdesk counted 62 candidates (Mayor and..."

June 30, 2014 News Post by Michael King

When the Clock Strikes 12
Bill Haley died for rock & roll – in Harlingen
"...on the cusp of the group's meteoric ascent. In Austin, after the show, he conducted a congenial meet and..."

May 16, 2014 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

All This and Beer Too
Rumors of City Hall intrigue – and everybody goes home early
"...placed the reviews on the agenda. Afterward, the online Austin Monitor and KUT-FM reported that Spelman and CM Mike..."

April 21, 2014 News Post by Michael King

News Ticker: October 22
All the news that's fit to blog
"...• A new Texas State Teachers Association study found that more than 40% of Texas teachers..."

Oct. 22, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Court Considering Whether Pitonyak Deserves New Trial
Gruesome slaying in West Campus revisited by federal jurists
" to the toilet – inside his West Campus apartment on Aug. 18, 2005, by Cave's mother Sharon and..."

Aug. 27, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Playback: The Beautiful Old
Gabriel Rhodes makes Grammy bait
"...Among the musicians looking back are Paul Marsteller and Austin's Gabriel Rhodes, who teamed up to produce The Beautiful..."

May 24, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Then There's This: Razing History
Old home set for demolition to make way for parking lot
"...over neighbors' objections is a timeworn tradition in Central Austin neighborhoods. Sometimes the demolition starts before the permit is..."

April 26, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Neighborhood Watch
Sustainable Neighborhoods group advocates 'family-friendly' north side development
"...overstated – voiced by Sustainable Neighborhoods of North Central Austin, a nonprofit citizens group that's pushing the city to..."

March 22, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Next Week's Council: It's a Porker
Zoning, WTP4, Visa, and more
"...for building a global IT center here. See "Point Austin" and "Victories for Living Wages"...."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Then There's This: Cracking Down on Homelessness
Chief defends police initiative on crime
"...It's that time of year when Austin's charitable spirit comes to life, a time during holidays..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Council: Call Me 30 More Cabs?
City Council considers permitting more cabs over drivers' opposition
"...franchise permits to Lone Star Cab Co. (20) and Austin Cab Co. (10). This one has languished because of..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

The Luv Doc: Rubber Bands
Why the LuvDoc can't buy Tricia's rubber bands
"...`84, my friend Joe Bob and I shared an apartment at 38th and Guadalupe. We had just moved to..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Column by The Luv Doc

The LuvDoc's Celebrity Corner
The LuvDoc chats with Marcus G. Ollington, rock star cartographer
"...Ollington at an elementary school track meet in central Austin – one of those deals where helicopter parents reward..."

Aug. 8, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

The AggreGAYtor: August 1
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
"...Associated Press stories sound like Daria, the American Family Association go gaga with scare quotes...."

Aug. 1, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Then There's This: Consumer Report
What apartment tenants should know before they sign a lease
"...this year, local housing and consumer advocates fear that Austin Energy has already taken too long to get the..."

June 8, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Seeing Red in House District 47
Downton and Workman campaigns are black and blue in Travis' only red district
"...challenger a better shot at dislodging Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, in neighboring HD 48: "In my mind, it would..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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