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Point Austin: Breaking Down the Bonds
Affordable housing headlines, but there's plenty in the package
"...major bond propositions, headlined by the $250 million affordable housing Prop A, which has thus far generated the most..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Marshalling Funds for Supportive Housing
Council proposes community discussions on homelessness
"...take the next step toward funding the permanent supportive housing proposal for the Marshall Apart­ments in East Austin at..."

Jan. 14, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Under One Roof
Can the City Make Good on Its Affordable Housing Promise?
"...Isn't it about time we discarded this term "affordable housing"? Raise your hand if you think your rent or..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Hard Luck in Heritage Heights
Renters in Eastside housing project feel misled, misused by the city.
"...Deborah Thompson moved into East Austin's Heritage Heights subdivision in March 1994 with a vision..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Jessica Chapman

The Rent Rub
Working Poor Getting Stiffed on Housing Costs
"...Buckingham Estates home. photograph by Kevin Fullerton The South Austin duplex that Bill and Holly Skeen have called home..."

Aug. 21, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Govalle Neighbors Rally to Save Pecan Grove
City-owned property slated for affordable housing
"...overseeing the city's redevelopment of the property for affordable housing, confirmed this week that the contractor had jumped the..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Council Watch
City lays out new housing program, Southpark Meadows goes for world-class venue, Zilker Neighborhood Association holds council candidates forum
"...The city's oft-stated commitment to affordable housing got some new teeth last week, with the approval..."

April 28, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Looking for Cheap Dirt
Trying to make housing 'affordable' has a whole lot to do with the facts on the ground
" – and that's why local discussions of affordable housing so quickly turn dirty...."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The Daily Hustle: 12/7/10
Your City Council catalog for this Thursday
"...a few real doozies: the E. 12th permanent supportive housing controversy, an unpopular zoning request along Barton Springs, Central..."

Dec. 7, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 12/3/10
Marshall arms race heats up
" earlier this week, the Marshall Apartments permanent supportive housing proposal has absolutely gone bananas, with press releases, neighborhood..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Austin Stories
" interlocal water-quality planning agreement between the cities of Austin and Dripping Springs, Travis and Hays counties, and the..."

July 18, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

City Council Notebook
A rundown of what's happening at City Hall this week.
"...a "low cost 'no-frills' airport terminal" for vivaAerobus at Austin-Bergstrom. Because if anything, flying is distractingly comforting and pleasant..."

Sept. 25, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Live-Blogging the City Budget Adoption
Continuously updated blog of the budget adoption.
" Fiscal Year 2007-08 Budget for the City of Austin. But, despite there being three days scheduled to do..."

Sept. 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 11/30/10
Of social service contracts and shared lanes
"...continue to capture his attention this week: permanent supportive housing coupled with social services, and the argument over urban..."

Nov. 30, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Tenants' Rights in Question at Cross Creek
Tenants' rights in question at North Austin apartments
"...the familiar footwork of tenant rights struggles here in Austin. Last Wednesday, April 26, the Cross Creek Tenant Associa­tion,..."

May 5, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

The Daily Hustle: 12/9/10 (Updated)
City Council meets today
"...Update: The entirety of the Austin Housing Finance Corporation's items passed this afternoon, including the..."

Dec. 9, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Dusting Away the Cobwebs
"...In a real estate market moving as fast as Austin's, one would think that about every lending institution in..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
The city gets into the affordable housing development business, buying land in East Austin for a mixed-use development there.
"...In the last decade, city housing officials have learned the same lesson about subsidizing residential..."

June 1, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

City's Zero Energy Homes Prove Too Pricey for Montopolis
Energy efficient building project proves fiscally impractical for current neighborhood location
"...award-winning NetZero Energy Subdivision concept devised last year by Austin Energy's Green Building Program, the City of Austin Neighborhood..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Off the Desk:
" to see a network of bicycle paths throughout Austin. There were a few cracks from the crowd about..."

May 28, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...U.S. Representatives and 100 U.S. Senators.)Headlines• Early voting for Austin's May 7 municipal election began this week, and continues..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
The city's SMARTHousing initiative gets its first concrete proposal for affordable housing, a 55-unit complex for lower-income seniors.
"...apartment complexes aren't exactly a common sight in East Austin, where the grass just never seems to look as..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
"...The scarcity of housing affordable to lower-income residents is hardly a surprise, but..."

Aug. 6, 1999 News Feature

Hallucination Village
Reynolds and Mitchell Dream Big
"...following threw a match into a combustible pot of housing money for the poor...."

Nov. 29, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

The EUD's Last Good Years
We're Gonna Party Like It's 1997...
" watched last Thursday's council meeting, you might think Austin was just a quiet little Texas town, its city..."

Feb. 23, 1996 News Column by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...three City Council places, a stricter anti-smoking ordinance, and Austin Community College annexations (See our endorsements). We urge everybody..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"..."It's not about them; it's about us." -- Austin attorney Richard "Dicky" Grigg, speaking about his experiences as..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature

ARA, CRP, E-I-E-I-O -- The Central East Scorecard
An introduction to the East Austin revitalization efforts.
"...Even people who live in Central East Austin can't always keep straight the flurry of agencies, organizations,..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the enviro vs. developer wars weren't bad enough, now Austin has a green vs. green battle: Several prominent environmentalists..."

March 31, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"..."And tonight, I ask all of you listening to..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature

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