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Local Lawyers and Activists Come to the Aid of Protesters
A look at life after the arrests
"...a person could be turned down for jobs and housing for something no more momentous, legally speaking, than a..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin Musicians of Color Talk About the Pandemic's Outsized Impact on Their Communities
COVID-19 extends into all realities of Austin's pervasive inequality
"...paying job, which [affects] one's ability to obtain safe housing, which in turn can contribute to poor health outcomes."..."

June 19, 2020 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Opinion: Capitalism Has Failed Americans in This Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed longstanding structural problems. This is an opportunity to rethink our systems before they collapse.
"...live with my mom and depend on her for housing – and she’s been without work for months and..."

April 10, 2020 Column by Marina Roberts

Working Overtime to Provide for Unhoused Neighbors During the Coronavirus Pandemic
All shall be fed
"...and internet access. How are those living without secure housing, let alone those living on Austin's streets, expected to..."

April 3, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

TxDOT to Begin Clearing Encampments Under Highways
Service providers tell Abbott: You're not helping
"...statement notes that "longer-term solutions" are also in the works, in collaboration with faith-based organizations and the Austin Chamber..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

New, Improved Camping Ban Fizzles at Council
Consensus collapses as the hot summer of homelessness drags on
"...floodplains, traffic islands and medians, would be triggered once housing and services were available to those in need near..."

Sept. 23, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

Public Notice: Deadline Crunch
CodeNEW set to drop in three weeks
"...• and affordable housing incentives are ... well, they're complicated, and we hope..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Community Organizer Heidi Sloan Announces Candidacy for TX-25
Joins Dem primary race in Austin-to-Fort Worth district
"...Sloan is a former school teacher who now works at the Community First Village of Mobile Loaves &..."

Aug. 13, 2019 News Post by Michael King

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...we wanted to go for getting additional ordinances, like housing, public accommodations," she explained. According to Zumbrun, ALO lobbied..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Council: Can Social Impact Investing End Homelessness?
Catching up with the dais as they bet on success
"...one-year decline the number of people moving into permanent housing is again on the rise. [inset-1-right]..."

March 29, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Kambui Olujimi Speaks Art to Power in "Zulu Time"
This Brooklyn artist’s solo exhibition at the Blanton shows how those in power make sure the world runs on their watch
"...with black-and-white aerial images of St. Louis' Pruitt-Igoe public housing project, both before and during its controlled demolition in..."

March 15, 2019 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...Revelations that Southwest Key was enabling family separations by housing hundreds of minors in its 27 shelters in Texas,..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: Death of a Planner
John Fregonese tried to get us all to a better place
"...in Austin's CodeNEXT process primarily as the main affordable housing consultant, but his influence goes a lot deeper than..."

June 22, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Sudden Death for McKalla Place?
It's June. Expect a soccer showdown.
"...with PSV, said those partnerships were still in the works: "The foundation of what we do is youth soccer."..."

June 8, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Beside the Point: Get Off Your Butt
Council can help the homeless big-time, and next week
"...Not only do the measures present a barrier to housing, the report found that they also don't represent an..."

April 20, 2018 News Column by Nina Hernandez

Council: The Bird Is the Word
Rollin' into City Council, invited or not
"...• $161 million for affordable housing;..."

April 13, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Good Intentions
"...through this contract but also in partnership with affordable housing providers, senior centers, libraries, and any agency that works..."

Feb. 24, 2018 Postmarks

Chronicle Endorsements
Recommendations for the county, state, and country
"...care and transportation (i.e., the B-cycle initiative), and affordable housing. We also acknowledge the considerable institutional Democratic support for..."

Feb. 16, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

The Damage Done by SB 4
Court records reveal impact of the "show me your papers" bill on immigrant lives
"...community services targeting low-income residents, from food pantries to housing services. "We have heard, anecdotally, that some people are..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

I Second That
"...work that Foundation Communities is doing in providing affordable housing here in Austin ["Building the Foundation," News, July 14]...."

July 17, 2017 Postmarks

In the Name of Innovation
Council considers institutional racism, a suitor for Brackenridge Hospital
"...with Merck could "enhance understanding of how the vaccine works." (Merck's Gardasil vaccine was at the center of a..."

April 7, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Designing a Smarter City
New weeklong event celebrates city's creative community
"...for entries. The resulting schedule includes studio tours, art workshops, a storytelling night, and moderated discussions, with an emphasis..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Chronicle Endorsements: Austin City Council
Five districts up for grabs
"...conditions, and joined Council colleagues in pushing for affordable housing, greater residential density, traffic solutions, renewable energy, and tenants'..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature

Standing Witness
On living through the history of AIDS, and seeing a rising rate of infection
"...near Mobile Loaves & Fishes' Community First! Village. He works several days a week at the community and hopes..."

July 22, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Going Big
How to spend $720 million on mobility
"...it allows greater residential density, multimodal mobility, and greater housing supply...."

July 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Community First! Unveils Microhomes for the Chronically Homeless
Village is designed to be a community of 250 homes
"...a peek into the community that not only provides housing, but a home for some of Austin's homeless population...."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Makeda Easter

Mueller vs. TCAD: Affordability Fight in Court
Attorney for Mueller homeowners says TCAD is incorrectly applying the law
"...over property tax assessments, three homeowners in the affordable housing program – Laura Rodriguez, Stephanie Grimes, and Brady Dial..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Council Budget Afterthoughts
Council members offer post-approval thoughts on FY 2016 budget
"...community, my goal was to pass a budget that works for all of Austin, that invests in our people..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Playback: Nancy Fly Waves Bye-Bye
Pioneering Austin booker Nancy Fly retires, and ATX gets a hip-hop festival
"...revue of her clients and friends, with proceeds aiding Housing Opportunities for Musicians and Entertainers. HOME provides housing assistance..."

Aug. 15, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

A Capital Idea
How Josh Baer helps people 'quit their jobs' to join the bustling hive at Capital Factory
"...years later, after the dot-com bubble burst and the housing market crashed – and he'd started two more email-centric..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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