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Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...from renewing their meters, the council insisted that Public Works and Transportation immediately replace 15-minute, 30-minute, and one-hour meters..."

Aug. 22, 1997 News Feature

Austin Charts New Territory With Project Connect Anti-Displacement Fund
Bringing transit home
"...million anti-displacement fund, aiming to offset the increase in housing costs expected along the corridors served by new rail..."

May 21, 2021 News Feature by Benton Graham

Irish Lifetime Movie of the Week-style melodrama is cheering enough
"...Herself is set within the framework of the Dublin housing crisis, which due to various economic factors (not the..."

Jan. 1, 2021 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Austin City Council Shows Surprising Interest in Upzoning
Mayor throws a curveball in advance of Monday's new Land Development Code revision report
"...Code revision and offer recommendations to staff as it works on its second supplemental report on the code, to..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Formerly Homeless Find Good Neighbors at Community First! Village
A week’s stay at Austin’s most talked about neighborhood
"...his home in Community First! Village, MLF's innovative supportive housing program in eastern Travis County. "It was a weird..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Breathing Room for the City Budget
Proposed FY 2019 city budget features sunnier projections
"...• "government that works for all."..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

CodeNEXT's Sound Check Gets Under Way
There's still (a little) time to tell city planners how you feel about the way Austin's designed
"...write code that's right for how Austin lives and works...."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Katie Matlack

From Runways to Sidewalks
The Mueller neighborhood at midcourse
"...the route through Mueller is that the development's affordable housing component may increase its chances for receiving matching federal..."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Actual Innocence
Austinite wrongfully convicted for a decade-old school prank hopes to clear his name
"...minimum-wage jobs and forcing him to live in substandard housing...."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Caitlin Meredith

American Violet
This moving message film tells a story about a miscarriage of Texas justice.
"...of waitressing and government assistance. She lives in a housing project, where her mother, Alma (Woodard), babysits her girls..."

May 1, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

About AIDS
"...Supportive Housing Options Expanded New housing options are now available for..."

March 28, 2003 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...Griffith supported "bond funding for affordable housing." Actually, Griffith regularly votes against zoning for affordable housing...."

March 15, 2002 Column

Critic's Picks
Politics & Personalities
"...guy at Project Transitions (a nonprofit that provides hospice, housing, and supportive care for people living with HIV/AIDS in..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Housing, ACC, and Spooner.
"..."House of Cards" (Oct. 22) about the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, fails to address perhaps the two..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Column

Shuttle Carnage Looms
"...the Triangle area needs more of this excellent affordable housing. I'm sure the Hyde Park residents would support more..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Column

311 Story in Error
"...trying to encourage growth in town, while the Public Works powers are trying to push growth to the outskirts...."

Oct. 25, 1996 Column

Life on the 38th Parallel
GAINing Ground
"...transgression against Mitchell is its opposition to a low-income housing development proposed for the adjacent, traditionally black Anderson neighborhood,..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Council Recap: Taking It (For) the Streets
New impact fee plan makes its first trip to the dais
"...the impact fee plan, which has been in the works for several years, that would ask developers to help..."

Nov. 13, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Canvassing the City for ECHO’s Point in Time Count
Nina Hernandez takes to the 4am streets for annual survey
"...provide a precise number of those in need of housing, it's a proven method of hearing from real people..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Why Does Everyone Hate CodeNEXT?
Can a polarized Austin reach consensus on land use by next spring?
"...the necessary redevelopment of exclusively single-family neighborhoods for the housing supply needed to accommodate Austin's growing population...."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Eastward Expansion
Surfing the wave of gentrification on the Eastside
"...ordinary walls throughout the downtown area into large public works of art for the Austin community."..."

April 10, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

The Mayor's Story
Three contenders try to write a personal tale that will convince the voters
"...been to point particularly to her work on affordable housing – taking primary credit for a successful bond campaign..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

The Action's in Place 3
Shade, Tovo, Nofziger race most watched and closely contested
" – "clean, safe neighborhoods, a park system that works, libraries" – will be her budget priorities this season,..."

April 29, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...etc.), a development team must stack several stories of housing atop shops, cafes, and small offices and follow the..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Another Side of Travis Heights
In a South Austin apartment complex, residents organize for change
"...The complex fits the stereotype of Section 8 subsidized housing, critics say – an unattractive, graffiti-scrawled complex with maintenance..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

East Timor. Campaign Finance Reform. Napster. Living Wages. Little Richard.
"...Housing-Market Hell..."

May 26, 2000 Column

Bigger, Better, Smarter
San Diego is everything Austin wants to be: livable, transit-oriented, pedestrian-friendly, and downtown-centric. But will tools that worked in the nation's largest border and military base town translate to Central Texas?
"...parade of bravura deals, policy shifts, and big-ticket public works to transform itself, from the urban core outward, into..."

Jan. 14, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Mapping the Future
Seven longtime Austinites talk about Smart Growth, neighborhood planning, and the future of Central Austin in an October roundtable discussion.
"...of our growth -- the traffic, the price of housing, the widening gap between rich and poor. But even..."

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

The Wrench Is Back
The Return of Brigid Shea
"...resumed her role as the council's wrench in the works...."

Jan. 26, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Q&A: Austin’s Coastal Neighbors
How Galveston looks to its past to prepare for its future – and what that means for Austin
"...We find out from MHMR and from our Galveston Housing Authority, which is also on the list. "Are there..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

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