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In Housing We Trust
The city of Austin devotes $1 million for housing as part of city's social equity initiative
"...As with most social spending, public support for housing recurrently begs the question: More or better? Have we..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Housing Affordability Is Heavily Imbalanced Across Races, Report Finds
Housing shortage is greater for Black Austinites
"...It's no secret that affordable housing is in short supply for Austinites. But a new..."

Nov. 24, 2023 News Feature by Mae Lackey

City Falls Behind on Housing Goals
Housing for Austin’s poorest residents in short supply
"...Two recently released scorecards measuring progress on affordable housing show that the city continues to fall short of..."

Jan. 29, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Affordable Housing With CodeNEXT
Also starring the People's Plan and Housing Justice Agenda
"...development code at least tries to create some affordable housing for people who make 60-80% of the median family..."

April 13, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Hunting for Housing
Landlord lawsuit and housing research frame housing crisis
"...anti-discrimination ordinances, measures meant to grant low-income renters greater housing options...."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

City Council to Tweak Compatibility Rules Amid Housing Crisis
Can a change help stem rising housing and rent costs?
"...How shall we quantify Austin's historic housing crisis today, readers?..."

June 10, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

New Housing Rules Benefit Project Transitions
Affordability Unlocked helps the AIDS services organization triple its housing stock
"...effect on Austinites. Project Transitions, local provider of affordable housing and wraparound services to people living with HIV/AIDS, will..."

Nov. 29, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Lawsuit Threatens Council’s Modest Progress on Housing Crisis
Same group that blocked land code rewrite in 2020 is back
"...ambitious LDC changes City Council adopted to address Austin’s housing supply and affordability crisis...."

March 6, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Planning Commission Leaders Step Down to Chart Housing Waters
Conor Kenny and Fayez Kazi look to bring more affordable housing to Austin
" Kazi's firm on projects to bring more affordable housing to Austin. (Commissioners Todd Shaw and Claire Hempel will..."

Sept. 4, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

City: More Affordable Housing Everywhere
Neighborhood Housing and Community Development draft goals to increase inventory for low- and moderate-income households
"...put the pedal to the metal as City Hall's housing champion; on Tuesday, Feb. 12, he led the Council..."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Housing Blueprint Strategery
City Council works Merck, Housing Plan, Austin Oaks PUD
"...proposed incentives agreement with Merck & Co., a Strategic Housing Blueprint, and an Austin Oaks PUD. Those three high-profile..."

April 17, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Zimmerman Talks Housing
D6 CM explains his position to the Chronicle
"...the Chron­icle to discuss his fight against six subsidized housing projects, a pet issue he's agitated against for years..."

March 6, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

News Roundup: Schools, Fair(?) Housing, and Plastic
TEA releases rankings, Linda Curtis returns, and more
" releases its draft report on "Impediments to Fair Housing," and the Fifth Circuit takes on free speech in..."

Dec. 29, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

A Victory for Housing
Voters overwhelmingly approve city bond proposition
"...This time, affordable housing advocates had something to celebrate Tuesday when they gathered..."

Nov. 6, 2013 News Post by Amy Smith

A Collaborative Approach to Affordable Housing at SXSW
Nonprofits consider "a better way to tackle a big problem”
" forget in our little Austin bubble that the housing crisis we negotiate every day is something communities across..."

March 9, 2019 SXSW Post by Nina Hernandez

Council Recap: Water and Housing
Council takes on excessive water bills, "missing middle" in housing
"...measures during its April 7 meeting related to affordable housing, ground transportation chauffeurs, excessive water bills, and zoning to..."

April 8, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Hurricane Housing Censorship News
Housing Authority of New Orleans asks attorney helping Katrina-evacuee tenants to stop talking to media about contentous government plan to demolish public housing deemed too damaged by Katrina to fix
"...The Housing Authority of New Orleans recently sent a letter to..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Post by Cheryl Smith

Housing Authority to Raze Thurmond Heights?
" 11am and 5:30pm, at 1124 S. IH-35. The Housing Authority of the City of Austin has released plans..."

Dec. 12, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

National Survey Finds Significant Support for Middle Income Housing, Smaller Lot Sizes
City Council aims to achieve both with HOME amendments
"...week before City Council votes on a suite of housing reforms intended to increase housing affordable to people in..."

Dec. 1, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

City Hall Focuses on Housing Costs, EMS Talks
Council to consider resolution evaluating impact of zoning on housing supply
"...Council this week continues its gradual pivot back to housing land use issues, a resolution from Mayor Pro Tem..."

Dec. 3, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Homeowners Kill Prior City Council’s Modest Housing Reforms
Low-income housing program to survive legal challenge
"...homeowners successfully sued the city to block changes to housing development rules that were designed to increase affordability. The..."

Nov. 17, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Project Transitions Campaign for Supportive Housing Kicks Off
Local HIV nonprofit’s campaign will fund two new facilities
"...Building new housing facilities is now more a reality than a dream..."

May 25, 2022 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Time for Another Vote on Housing?
Council has until Aug. 26 to decide
"...Will a housing bond election in November 2013 have better success than..."

April 30, 2013 News Post by Amy Smith

How Bipartisan Efforts to Increase Housing Supply Died This Session
Mourning the dead bills that could've addressed housing shortages
"...session opened with the promise of unprecedented levels of housing policy reform enacted at the state level – much..."

June 2, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Samsung-Adjacent Affordable Housing Complex Is Probably Not Cheap Enough for Factory Workers
What does “affordable” really mean?
"...A new affordable housing development adjacent to the massive Samsung chip factory will..."

Oct. 16, 2023 News Post by Mae Lackey

Housing Advocates Demand Relief, Protections as Eviction Crisis Looms
A network of local housing organizations are calling on state leaders to craft a plan for preventing evictions amid the worst months of the COVID-19 pandemic
"...A network of local housing organizations are calling on state leaders to craft a..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Feature by Jose Benjamin Montaño

Federal Funds Flowing Into Central Texas for Housing, Transit
Doggett announces $122 million in COVID-19 relief
"...Housing and transit agencies in Austin, Travis County, and San..."

April 3, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: Housing Bubbles in the Air
Conjuring affordable housing from thin air
"...City's Planning Commission chewed over the proposed Austin Strategic Housing Plan in a long session Tuesday night, and their..."

March 31, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Back on the Ballot: More Subsidized Housing
What the $350 million housing bond entails
"...voters will be asked to consider a $350 million housing bond as Proposition A on the Nov. 8 ballot...."

Aug. 26, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Dougherty Arts Center Relocation OK'd and Affordable Housing Program Gets Pushed Through at Council
And more notes from the May 9 City Council meeting
"...Affordable housing, climate change, and the Dougherty Arts Center took center..."

May 10, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

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