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Council Wrap: State of the City
Austin maintains its relative sanity
"...It's been another busy week in City Council-Land, although much of the..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

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..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Housing Authority to Raze Thurmond Heights?
"...We received this note from a friend of OCEAN, the Organization of Central East Austin Neighborhoods this..."

Dec. 12, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Housing Authority Gets Free Google Fiber
City, Google aim to bridge digital divide
"...Austin is slated to take a major – and unprecedented–..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...Along with the welcoming arch and mosaic mural greeting entrants coming off..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Eckhardt: The State of the County Is ...
Thursday address slams Lege, props up local entities
"...Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt’s State of the County address last Thursday evening may well have..."

Feb. 12, 2018 News Post by Austin Sanders

Mapping the Future of MetroRail's Green Line
Jan. 10 is the last day to provide feedback on new rail line
"...Friday, Jan. 10, is the last day for you to participate in Capital Metro's..."

Jan. 10, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Social Justice Advocates Call for Big Moves to Ease the Blow of Coronavirus
The most at risk
"...Advocates from a large number of local social justice and advocacy organizations are calling on..."

March 20, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Austin @ Large: Sense of the Census
The new census numbers reflect
"...Not that I want to trample on the Statesman's turf or anything, but I'm looking at some..."

April 16, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Housing Authority Won't Use Affordable-Housing Bond Money
HACA chooses to keep independent of city's $55 million in affordable housing bonds on November ballot
"...The city's $55 million in affordable-housing bonds on the ballot..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Housing Authority in Trouble With HUD
Federal audit says Housing Authority of the City of Austin could have to repay $588,130 to Department of Housing and Urban Development for overpayment of Section 8 vouchers
"...The Housing Authority of the City of Austin could be..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Richie Still on Housing Authority Board
"...it was incorrectly reported that Vice-Chair Carl Richie II of the Travis Co. Hospital District Board of Managers is..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Postmarks

The Lay of the Land
Timing Is Everything
"...You've heard of this thing called Smart Growth, right? At that point..."

Feb. 5, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Council: Austin Energy (Again) and the President's Visit
With Barack Obama coming to Austin, the Council agenda is slim
"...What started as a thick City Council agenda today, May 9, has been watered down..."

May 10, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Public Notice: The Business of Governing
Choosing a transit chief, a debt level & more
"...Amid the January doldrums, decisions are being made; actions being taken:..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Cases Climb Amid Reopening: Texas reported 1,801 new cases of COVID-19 on Sat., May 16, the largest single-day jump..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature

Naked City
A Travis County grand jury returns a no-bill against the officer who shot Sophia King, but some people remain unsatisfied.
"...Co. Grand Jury returned a no-bill against 16-year APD Officer John Coffey, who shot and killed 24-year-old Sophia King..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Participants
"...Ben Heimsath is an architect in the family firm of Clovis Heimsath Architects and a member..."

Dec. 3, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Cool Austin, Cool Planet
This Earth Day, the ambitious Austin Climate Protection Plan celebrates a first year of slow, quiet, but impressive progress
"...than a year – do you know where your Austin Climate Protection Plan is?..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The ARA Faces the Music
For the Austin Revitalization Authority, Eastside renewal proves to be a long, slow dance
"...Back when she was a liberal Democrat and the mayor of Austin, Carole Keeton McClellan (now the conservative..."

Aug. 29, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Dead End at Olive and Juniper
ARA and the city leave would-be homeowners out in the cold
"...Many young newlyweds dream of owning their first home, with a sweet little yard..."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

'Slow Dance on the Killing Ground'
"...Dear Editor, The city of Austin's failure to provide effective and mindful..."

Sept. 30, 2007 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The death of Sophia King was a tragedy waiting to happen.
"...Sophia King was a victim of the system before Austin police ever showed up at..."

June 21, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• This week, the Live Music Task Force convenes to discuss its most..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature

Can the Bands Play On?
The Live Music Task Force tunes up to protect Austin's claim to fame
"..."Live music in Austin is facing a life-or-death crisis."..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Real Deal
"...Proposed settlement between Stratus Properties and the City of Austin The City of Austin and Stratus..."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature

Point Austin: “Austin Will Still Be Austin
Adler’s “state of the city” imagines a bulwark against “a giant honking mess”
"...Mayor Steve Adler's "State of the City" speech Tuesday night was a fairly subdued..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Column by Michael King

What's Wrong with Public Housing?
The remarkable turnaround of the city's Housing Authority
"...Three summer days in the big city:..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

No Room at the Complex
Renters scramble for housing as dirt churns on new condos
"...Like tens of thousands of my fellow Austinites, I'm still hanging pictures,..."

Sept. 14, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Voucher Game
As a result of a flawed, out-of-date funding formula, Bush's current $15.9 billion budget request to Congress for 2007 Section 8 funds would cut about 20,000 vouchers from 70% of housing agencies across the country, report documents
"...According to a report released last month by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the City of..."

April 7, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

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