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Foundation Communities Pushing to Complete 1,000 Units in 5 Years
Housing nonprofit working on eight new properties throughout town
"...Foundation Communities is making a concerted push to close a..."

May 24, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin Parks Foundation Discusses Racial Equity in Green Spaces
Panelists consider how Austin leadership should help dismantle racism in public spaces
"...In the first of two panels in Austin Parks Foundation's Parks Summit series, community members and city staff addressed..."

Sept. 18, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Lance Armstrong Foundation Supporter but Not Funder
"...published by The Austin Chronicle about the Lance Armstrong Foundation's very public support of Onward Austin and the proposed..."

April 20, 2005 Postmarks

AISD to Consider Charters and Communities Tonight
Agenda a complex dance between trustees, neighborhoods and employees
" location. The project's main planning donors, the Moody Foundation, seem to have set their eyes on Covington Middle..."

Dec. 17, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Habitat for Humanity Builds More Than Houses Foundation of Faith
"...There is also a good showing from Austin's faith communities: Habitat has dubbed this house raising as a "Faith..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Features Feature by Jay Hardwig

“Get Signed Up Now!”
Doggett highlights enrollment deadline for Affordable Care Act
"...Austin/San Antonio Congressman Lloyd Doggett visited Foundation Communities Monday morning, reminding Austinites that the deadline for..."

Jan. 30, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Austin Creatives' Day
Free tax prep for artists from Foundation Communities and Austin Creative Alliance
" you. The Austin Creative Alliance has partnered with Foundation Communities, the local nonprofit that provides affordable housing and..."

March 15, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Making New Friends an Old-Fashioned Way – Through Letter Writing
A collaboration between Austin Bat Cave, Foundation Communities, and Letterpress PLAY encourages pen pals to bridge generational divides
"...The program is a three-way collaboration between ABC, Foundation Communities' affordable housing program, where many elderly penpals live,..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Arts Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Virtual Enrollment and New Funding Boost HAAM Sign-up Period, Which is Now
Roughly 500 member spots remain, so make an appointment today
"...see multitudes of local musicians lined up around the Foundation Communities building, waiting to enroll with HAAM. In 2020,..."

Dec. 2, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

No Dance Club Near Daffodil Apts
City, Foundation Communities help thwart Global Auto's plan
"...keep an adult cabaret from opening across the street. Foundation Communities Executive Director Walter Moreau sounded the alarm about..."

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

A Collaborative Approach to Affordable Housing at SXSW
Nonprofits consider "a better way to tackle a big problem”
"...the housing crisis we negotiate every day is something communities across the country are also grappling with...."

March 9, 2019 SXSW Post by Nina Hernandez

Nonprofits and the City's Quest for Affordable Housing
Helping usher Austin out of a quagmire of inequality
"...Foundation Communities, the city's pre-eminent nonprofit housing organization, built its..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Don't Put Their Back Yard in My Back Yard
Council approves affordable housing facility over neighbors' objections
"..."We are not opposed to Foundation Communities, and we're not opposed to helping the homeless,"..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

ACA Open Enrollment Begins in a Hurry
Adler, Doggett urge fast action in short intake period
"...Doggett, Mayor Steve Adler, Council Member Greg Casar, Founda­tion Communities Executive Director Walter Moreau, and local musician Lesly Reynaga..."

Nov. 13, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Public Notice: Building Foundations
Good work on the sustainable design front
"...In this week when we give affordable housing nonprofit Foundation Communities their fourth "Best of Austin" award, and also..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Free Tax Prep Services in Austin
Don't let the April 17 deadline sneak up on you
"...Foundation Communities, a local nonprofit that provides affordable housing and..."

April 7, 2018 Events Post by Austin Sanders

Austin FC's New Charitable Arm Backs Affordable Housing Project
Meanwhile, Senate Bill 1771 seeks to jeopardize the Major League Soccer team
"...Foundation Communities held a symbolic "groundbreaking" on a forthcoming affordable..."

April 26, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Opposes Zoning Change for Suburban Lodge
" question backs directly up to single family housing. Foundations Communities application to the Austin Housing Finance Corporation clearly..."

Feb. 10, 2011 Postmarks

Still Room in Obamacare
More time to get covered for those who didn't realize they'd have to pay a fee
"...Foundation Communities offers both tax prep and health care enrollment..."

March 13, 2015 News Feature by Tashanna Turner

Full Agenda at Zimmerman's D6 Swear-In
Council Member Zimmerman hosts his constituents
" of several affordable-housing projects run by local nonprofit Foundation Communities. While the Coun­cil member confined his remarks to..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: A Tale of Two Cities
Thinking about affordable housing from all sides
"...week I attended the grand opening of Skyline Terrace, Foundation Communities' latest low-income housing project, on Ben White near..."

July 4, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Ghost Taxpayers
Despite what you may have heard from anti-immigration types about foreign freeloaders taking our jobs and our services without chipping into the national kitty, an increasing number of undocumented immigrants pay taxes.
"...those taxes is harder than it sounds. At the Foundation Communities free tax center on South First, about a..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...schools through the newly created Ortralla Lu Wone Mosley Foundation. Under the agreement, the district denies liability for the..."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...own peril." – Kelly Shackelford of the Free Market Foundation, on his group's plans to translate the success of..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature

Then There's This: Solar for Lease
It just got easier for nonprofits to afford to go green
"...proposals that would provide performance-based incentives to affordable housing communities owned by Foun­da­tion Communities and the city Housing Author­ity,..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

ACA Deadline Monday: Getting 'Out of the Box'
Advocacy organizations address lack of education
"...Each day, over 100 people line up outside the Foundation Com­mun­ities' Highland Mall location to seek help in selecting..."

March 28, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

Nonprofit Offers Free Tax Assistance
"...Austin-based Foundation Communities spends most of the year creating affordable housing..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...Tax Centers in Central Texas can file for them. Foundation Communities, the group sponsoring the centers, expects to double..."

Jan. 20, 2006 News Feature

No Place Like Home
The new Garden Terrace development takes a small but serious step toward housing Austin's homeless.
"...desperately needed, and that it took its developers -- Foundation Communities Inc. and the Capitol Area Homeless Alliance --..."

Jan. 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Encampment Fires Add Fuel to Camping Ban Debate
Mackowiak: "No one has ever run as sophisticated a campaign as the one we are running"
"...officials and advocates, Chris Baker of the Other Ones Foundation said 10 people were displaced at Esperanza, their belongings..."

April 9, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

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