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Loving and Fighting
A history of struggle at Blackshear Elementary
"...of the neighborhood around Blackshear (though the nearby Rosewood housing projects, from which many Blackshear students hailed then and..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Georgetown Recalls -- and Recollects
The latest salvos in the Georgetown Smackdown
"...Capital Fund grants to build out for an affordable housing project where all the [infrastructure] work will be done..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Cracks in the System
Is the City's Minority Procurement Process Up to Par?
"...a separate entity from SMBR). "The way the process works is, once a contract is awarded that relates to..."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature by Chris Walters

The ACM Machine
Assistant City Managers Outlive Rumors of Their Demise
" water. Before the duty changeover, when the Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) department fell under her purview,..."

Sept. 12, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

(Gasp!) Watson Was Right
The Former Chief, the Audit, the Research All Say: We Need Community Policing
" that." Humphrey, employed by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, broke down and cried as she..."

March 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

(Gasp!) Watson Was Right
The Former Chief, the Audit, the Research All Say: We Need Community Policing
" that." Humphrey, employed by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, broke down and cried as she..."

March 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

In Through the Out Door
And Vice Versa: Politicians Hit the Revolving Door
" the highest bidder. Seidlits, now a registered lobbyist, works for the Association of Electric Companies of Texas (AECT),..."

Aug. 9, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Off the Desk
"...schedule, Councilmember Gus Garcia resigned from the City Council Housing Subcommittee on Tuesday. In a letter to Subcommittee Chair..."

Jan. 12, 1996 News Feature

Why Portland Doesn't Look Like Austin
Rose (City)-Colored Glasses
"...the Portland Planning Commission after 18 months of hearings, workshops, and testimony on the "proposed" plan, which had been..."

Dec. 15, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Watch
Clothes, Water Quality, and Entertainment
"...Laboratories to do material testing services for the Public Works and Transportation Department. Then, on May 11 of this..."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Column

Street Fee Coming for Developers in 2022 to Help Offset Growth Costs
New fee will be charged to developers
" with many Council debates about land use and housing, the debate over the grace period turned on who..."

Dec. 18, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Public Notice: Mapping Our Transitions
Staff briefing starts to put corridor rezoning in focus
"...areas where staff plans to "map new missing middle housing [small multiplexes, townhomes, and the like] ... adjacent to..."

Aug. 30, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Mayor's State of the City Is … Mixed
Adler touts city initiatives, decries “shadow” of state backlash
"...Casar, for example, did a brief walkabout promoting affordable housing; CM Jimmy Flannigan asked Austinites to join the Council..."

April 18, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Austin’s Queer Residents Address Needs at City Forum
LGBTQ Commission received feedback to forecast funding
"...environment, culture and lifelong learning, and a government that works for all...."

March 8, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

Public Notice: The Business of Governing
Choosing a transit chief, a debt level & more
"...Flagstaff, also has a background in Human Services and Housing...."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Looking Back on the Champions Tract Rezoning
Does this development belong in this particular corner of the Hill Country?
"...And they recognize that Austin's growth calls for more housing. But whether this development belongs here, in this particular..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Public Notice: Think Globally, Vote Locally
Why your country is depending on you to vote no on Prop 1
"...a sharp partisan tone, with the pro-Prop 1 Ridesharing Works for Austin (led by Travis Considine, a campaign spokesperson..."

May 6, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

"...April 14, to talk solutions for creating permanent affordable housing at the Sun Chase Planned Unit Devel­opment; a rezoning..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature

Early Returns
Four declare candidacy for the Pct. 1 Commissioners Court Primary Race
"...for the position. Early on, he has emphasized affordable housing and equitable services, and county jail reform (restoring in-person..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Friends Like These
Austin Neighborhoods Council prez says FAN and ANC values are in conflict
"...what's going to happen," she said. Although Weidlich herself works in high-tech, she doesn't place much faith in FoHP's..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Firestarter
If you want to protest institutional racism, pick an actual target
"...folly goes, nobody in town was even aware that housing prices and property taxes are rising, and certainly nobody..."

March 27, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Council: Take the Steam Train
Can the city and Uber and Lyft come to an understanding?
"...regulation) to come up with some regulatory plan that works for all sides. The ordinance "findings" recount the history..."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

The Road to 10-1: Add One More …
Candidate pilgrimage grows, and a glance at District 4
" person, and touted her experience in “knowing what works and what doesn’t work” in city government as allowing..."

June 30, 2014 News Post by Michael King

City Council: Less Is More
CMs tackle stealth dorms and economic incentives deals
" several proposals for loans to help kick-start affordable housing projects, three sponsored by Foun­da­tion Communities and a fourth,..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

"...over both how the current "Robin Hood" recapture system works, and how little money lawmakers allocated for public education..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Feature

AISD, Single Sex, And the Shadow of Separate But Equal
Trustee Bradley on why she believes East Austin needs a boys' school
"...Bradley sees problems in the project's commitment to affordable housing. "You always have someone who jumps up and says,..."

Aug. 9, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

May 12 Municipal Election: The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...On social issues – affordable housing, health care, marriage rights for all, economic inequities, etc...."

April 27, 2012 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, July 2-8
"...own neighborhood improvement project with help from the Public Works Depart­ment."

July 2, 2010 News Feature

Recovery Projects
Help for defendants who are homeless, alcoholic, or mentally ill
"...public intoxication charges – a chance at sobriety, stable housing, and employment. It's an ambitious program and (depending on..."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: When a House Is Not a Home
Workers and homeowners seek justice from home builders
"...One sign that the housing market is still in pretty bad shape is that..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Column by Michael King

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