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Habitat for Humanity Builds More Than Houses Foundation of Faith
"...the second quarter of the Cowboys-Jaguars futility scramble, or for the late risers among us (you know who you..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Features Feature by Jay Hardwig

Habitat for Humanity Director on Affordability
Greg Anderson promotes increased density, developer involvement in code rewrite
"...Austin Democrats to hear Greg Anderson, director of operations for Austin's Habitat for Humanity and a member of the..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Local GLBT Community, Austin Habitat for Humanity Banding Together to Build Home, Looking for Help
"...celebrations, Austin’s GLBT community is banding together with Austin Habitat for Humanity to build a home this fall. The..."

June 15, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Plaza Saltillo’s Affordable Habitat
Habitat for Humanity in line for new density bonuses at two Fourth Street addresses
"...Austin's Habitat for Humanity will add to the affordable housing units..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Go Repair! Closes Application Window for Local Nonprofits
Up to $2.5 million at stake for low-income homeowners
"...Austin's Go Repair! funding program closed its application window for the next fiscal year, and staff are now deliberating..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Working for Affordability
"...There are several nonprofit groups working on affordable housing in Austin, sometimes overlapping and working in tandem...."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Welfare for the Wealthy – What Else Is New?
"...that there was no money left in the budget for speed bumps, but my request would be put on..."

July 10, 2007 Postmarks

New Life for Plaza Saltillo
City to reshape old rail yard into transit hub
"...coveted stretches of property in East Austin is poised for redevelopment, with two finalists competing for the chance to..."

June 13, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Hall Gears Up for $300M+ Housing Bond
Austin voters will likely be asked to approve the money in November
"...following the launch of a campaign by housing advocates for a ballot measure to secure a minimum of $300..."

July 15, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

How Estate Services of Austin Finds New Homes for Treasures Left Behind
In the saddest times, Carl McQueary and the Estate Services team are there to help
"...I take it, I bury it in the sand for a thousand years, it becomes priceless! Like the Ark...."

July 22, 2022 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin at Large: Time for the Bonus Round!
Trusting ourselves to allow the housing that will change the city
"...21, the City Council will likely endorse Greg Casar's "Affordability Unlocked" citywide density bonus program – because who, in..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Recruiting for Peace
" a much lesser extent, women) the military wants. For students who attend inner-city, lower-income schools like Johnston, where..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Nonprofits and the City's Quest for Affordable Housing
Helping usher Austin out of a quagmire of inequality
"...In April, as part of its effort to combat the deepening housing shortage, the city of..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Page Two: Humanity in Its Habitat
As part of the natural world, we can be neither celebrated nor condemned
"...folks of all political stripes recasting it as, "We forgive us our trespasses (sins), as we carefully record those..."

April 18, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Dear John
In this obvious romance, a soldier on leave falls for a girl, which leads to an anguished correspondence.
"...argue that all romantic figures in the movies should conform to the same ideal – variety is the spice..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Blue Genie Art Industries Is Moving
And you’re invited to the farewell party, citizen!

"...The group responsible for so many oversized creative and commercial icons in this..."

March 29, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Council Recap: Once-Sacred Neighborhood Protections Battered by Austin's Affordability Crisis
Are taller buildings with less parking the answer?
" Thursday on a draft proposal to expand entitlements for developers to build housing on the city’s major commercial..."

May 21, 2022 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Holiday Wish Lists 2002
Presents for public service
"...gloomy predictions, latent Santas all over Austin will still perform their appointed rounds -- especially those that help fellow..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Features Feature

The Devil Is in the Denim
Your taste in jeans is distressing to me.
"...The humble blue jean has gotten waaay too big for its britches. Again. Pricey denim is old news. A..."

Oct. 26, 2007 Design Post by Kate X Messer

Opinion: Minimum Lot Size Reform CAN Make Austin’s Housing More Affordable
It worked for Houston. Why not Austin?
"...kind of housing can be built, and who can afford to call Austin home. Austin, a city synonymous with..."

May 10, 2024 Column by Dr. Jake Wegmann

The Luv Doc: Dark Days
A full glass of water? Who has time for that?
"...I have been with my girlfriend for three years now, and every year starting around Thanksgiving,..."

Dec. 8, 2023 Column by The Luv Doc

On COVID-19 Relief and Housing, Council Does What It Can
Waiting for the approved $15 million
"...Save Austin's Vital Economic Sectors resolution, staff created guidelines for the three programs within the SAVES fund to help..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council Recap: Too Little Affordable Housing, or Too Much?
Two Southeast projects divide dais; APD’s state grants OK’d
" relatively short order that will provide additional funding for victims services, the mental health first responders program, and..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Find Another Hobby
Alternative crafting for the conceptually thoughtful
"...Austin is one giant Etsy, stitchy, Pinterest board for the terminally bored/creative. Trouble is, kitsch palace Hobby Lobby..."

July 1, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Mortimer

Naked City
Zoned for Conflict
"...council that the city needs more of a plan for this site," said Jean Mather, who has served on..."

July 20, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Council Recap: Not Many Tools in the Toolbox
City Hall tries to stretch its funds for music, housing
"...City Council approved a new vision for the $15 million in relief funding they approved two..."

Oct. 16, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

No Room at the Complex
Renters scramble for housing as dirt churns on new condos
"...finding and acquiring your new digs: ceaselessly scouring Craigslist for rent south of $650 or deals in Hyde Park..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Council We Deserve?
In the races for City Council, it's a search for competence amidst the chaff
"...the dais, has attended a few of the candidate forums around town to watch how her potential replacements perform..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Holiday Wish Lists 2004
Presents for Public Service
"...As in: Thank you, God, for delivering us from the maw of death at the..."

Nov. 26, 2004 Features Feature

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