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Will the Third Time Be a Charm for an Austin Rail System?
Project Connect looks to help make connections
"...by car, more expensive) commutes in exchange for cheaper housing...."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jack Craver

It’s Baker Center, Not Baker Homes
What’s 25% of zero? To the Alamo Drafthouse, still zero.
"...few weeks ago when Richard Weiss, whose architecture firm works for the Alamo, asserted that the company hadn't necessarily..."

March 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Section 8 Reopens
Hurry up ... and wait!
"...voucher program known as "Section 8." This month, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin is opening its..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

What's Your Occupation?
Targeting July Fourth and the Capitol, Occupy Austin considers its future
"...continue to foreclose upon in the aftermath of the housing bust...."

June 29, 2012 News Feature by Adam Wasch

Postmarks
Neighbors relate their own housing crunches in response to last week's cover story.
"...also true that under New Urbanism the mix of housing and industry (read: jobs) is what we are aiming..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Column

Home, Sweet Home
(Or Slum, Slum, Slum?)
"...desperately needs the product the work will provide: affordable housing. The Meadows could provide more than 200 homes to..."

Feb. 16, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

People Experiencing Homelessness Brace for More Changes in Support Systems
Where are they supposed to go?
"...For those without permanent housing who are living in a temporary shelter, like the..."

March 20, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

CodeNEXT’s End Is Near, in Theory
What fate for our five-year, $8.5 million rewrite?
"...argue the final draft doesn't do enough to generate housing density. They too warn of increased gentrification, caused by..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Council on CodeNEXT
Four CMs lament inequitable land use standards throughout city
"...land use code revisions that have been in the works for years. Tuesday morning at Blazier Elementary School, in..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

A Team Approach
Program to aid homeless seeks more funding
"...program is aimed at proactively connecting homeless people to housing, social, and medical services in order to divert them..."

July 1, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Future Uncertain for Cactus Rose
Zoning change may be postponed for mobile home park, but remains on the horizon
"...in her view contributes to the depletion of affordable housing in Austin...."

March 25, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

From Occupation to Co-operation
Co-op Think Tank organizes to expand member-owned movement
"...co-ops in Central Texas. Conference organizer Kim Penna, who works at College Houses, says the project involves both regional..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Then There's This: Bond Election Crib Sheet
Here's a thumbnail of the seven bond propositions, from transportation to film
"...open space (and thus watershed protection). The program also works with landowners wanting to purchase conservation easements...."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Growing Pains Hit West Campus
Area's utilities systems weren't built to support rapid development taking place
"...is not the kind of thing most West Campus housing developers want to hear. The problem is not so..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Andrea Grimes

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...collection, an even larger assortment of more than 100 works, which will be on display until next February. –..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature

Looking Like Texas
District 51's Eddie Rodriguez represents the future of the state's people and policies
"...state's existing prohibition on same-sex unions. Even as Chisum works against everything that Rodriguez stands for (not to mention..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

'A Proprietary Love'
High-strung, hot-tempered Tom Miller made self-interest -- and his feuds with LBJ -- into Austin history.
"...boss. Of course, this is how civic life always works -- deals get made, tempers soothed, and the sharp..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

He's Got a Little List
Key highlights and lowlights of the proposed city budget
"...Valle and to cover rising across-the-board costs. And Neighborhood Housing will see another $3 million in its Housing Trust..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

No Man's Land
Substandard Conditions Are a Way of Life for Northridge Acres
"..."What we have are not substandard subdivisions, but substandard housing. Living conditions here [in colonias] are not any worse..."

June 9, 2000 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Postmarks
City council elections must be coming up soon...
"...dais is no longer a combat zone. Our council works together and gets things done, even though we don't..."

Jan. 28, 2000 Column

Postmarks
First, the good news ...
"...if his plan to coordinate their advancement with UT works, it wouldn't get a leaky merit if the board..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Column

Use Only as Directed
Patenting the Formula
"...1,500 people). The other themes are parks and environment, housing, economic development, public safety, youth services, and health; and..."

Aug. 20, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Downtown's Promise
"...downtown streets back to two-way traffic, and increasing central-city housing while preserving fragile central-city neighborhoods, and how to support..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Troxell says. At the very least, he adds, the housing sites at the former military base could have gone..."

Nov. 29, 1996 News Feature

Council Plan Would Aim Help at Encampments of Unsheltered People
A time to HEAL?
"...Kitchen has described the initiative, dubbed the Housing-Focused Homeless Encamp­ment Assistance Link (HEAL), as a way for..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Public Notice: Two Steps Forward ...
A year ago, the last CodeNEXT draft was "unworkable." What's changed?
"...topic of missing directives, as the "Affordability Unlocked" initiative works its way toward being an actual ordinance – perhaps..."

April 19, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: The Speed of Trust
Moving off dead center in the land use debate
"...most radical solutions to our land use problems and housing affordability woes (see "People's Housing Justice," April 13, 2018),..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council: It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over
City Council plans strategically, reappoints some judges, and cuts water rates
"...six broad "strategic outcomes" (from affordability to "government that works") to upcoming FY 2019 budget preparations, and to devise..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Rundberg Rising
How do you keep improving a neighborhood after $1 million in grant money runs out?
"...involved as a team member, currently serving on its Housing Affordability Work Group. She called it "the most frustratingly..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Q&A With Scott Crow
Anarchist and community organizer co-founded Common Ground Collective
"...Think about this. They tore down 5,000 units of housing of public housing. They've only built a minuscule fraction..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Feature by Waylon Cunningham

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