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Spencer To Head Neighborhood Housing and Community Development
"...Marc Ott appointed Betsy Spencer to head the city's Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Office. The move comes at..."

Dec. 24, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

News Roundup: Schools, Fair(?) Housing, and Plastic
TEA releases rankings, Linda Curtis returns, and more
"...city 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

The Dead End at Olive and Juniper
ARA and the city leave would-be homeowners out in the cold
"...little yard full of begonias, a white picket fence, and a set of friendly neighbors. For Darien Ligarde and..."

Sept. 7, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

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

Urban Renewal, Sustainable Development, and ... Fluoride?
Preview Pt. One of a crowded Council agenda
"...Urban Renewal Board, the Austin Resource Recovery master plan, and more. Check out part one of our agenda preview..."

Dec. 12, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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

The Next New Neighborhood
City and residents plan a sustainable Colony Park
"...Dressed in yellow T-shirts and carrying clipboards, three UT students approached the house on..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

The Long Story of East 11th and 12th Streets Takes a Turn
Austin’s historically black neighborhood continues to stand at the crossroads of growth
"...studied chemistry at Samuel Huston College in the 1950s and spent his evenings hopping from one club to another...."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

What's Wrong with Public Housing?
The remarkable turnaround of the city's Housing Authority
"...June 29, 1939: Accompanied by Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson and Mayor Tom Miller, the first families move into the..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Katrina Evacuees Falling Through Housing Cracks
Federal and city aid maze difficult to navigate
"...may not be living on the streets, but the thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees in temporary housing setups throughout..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Hurricane Housing Limbo Update
FEMA's newest housing assistance extensions buy Texas' more than 100,000 hurricane evacuee families a little more time
"...Every limbo boy and girl..."

Aug. 4, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Hardcore Housing Limbo
FEMA's emergency rent assistance program for last year's hurricane evacuees comes to an end
"...New Orleans natives Christine Braud, her 6-year-old daughter Angel, and her mother Carolyn make up one of about 600..."

July 28, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Primrose Residents Face Mold, Broken A/C, and Security Issues
Seniors living in the complex are still seeking relief
"...called Primrose of Shadow Creek, advertised as a 55 and older community, raised the alarm about conditions at the..."

July 6, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Fat and Mostly Healthy
City Rolls Out Brave New Budget
"...Let it not be said - as we and others have said about the last few city budgets..."

Aug. 14, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

News Roundup: A Deadly Shooting, Rick Perry, and City Council
Police kill an armed man, Perry's ready to run, and more
"...members of his RickPAC; the new Council gets going; and more...."

Feb. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Council: Mucho Housing Needed
Council braces for the next big number crunch
"...March 30; the next regular meeting is April 6, and the early agenda (finalized tomorrow) is a rather paltry..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

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

Then There's This: Housing Bond Back on Ballot?
After voters' rejection in 2012, November may bring another try
"...Last year's tactical errors leading to a failed housing bond election have become this year's lesson plan for..."

May 3, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Here Comes the Neighborhood
Capital Metro, City Hall, and Eastside neighbors come together to share their hopes -- and fears -- for the Saltillo corridor.
"...tracks that still poke through both the paved streets and the brush, most of the signs that this was..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Neighborhood Watch
Sustainable Neighborhoods group advocates 'family-friendly' north side development
"...the concern – slightly overstated – voiced by Sustainable Neighborhoods of North Central Austin, a nonprofit citizens group that's..."

March 22, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Council Previews Fall's Main Event: A Land Development Code Revision
A code, foretold
"...As the Chronicle goes to press, City Coun­cil offices are getting one last look at the "policy guidance"..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Eastside Housing Proposals Blow Up at Council
"That was crazy"
"...When City Council (acting as the Austin Housing Finance Corporation Board of Direc­tors) voted to award an..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...Gus Garcia. He has a long list of accomplishments and a lot of people know it, but somehow the..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Proposed Animal Shelter Move Gets Community Howling
Plan to move ailing Town Lake Animal Center to East Austin creates strange bedfellows
"...What do no-kill-animal-shelter advocates, Eastside activists, and a West Austin neighborhood association have in common? For..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Meeting Highlights Opposition to Riverside Development
Audience decries the "sham" public hearing and many aspects of the plan
"...Wednesday evening, March 27, city staff hosted a “community meeting” concerning the major redevelopment proposed for Riverside Drive/South..."

March 29, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Council Candidates in District 6 and 10 Diverge on Police, Housing, Land Use
Race(s) to the West
"...Austin that lies in Williamson County – contains suburban neighborhoods that are increasingly purple, it's still home to a..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Eastside Developer Promises $15/Hour Wage Floor, and More
Developer joins with Workers Defense to offer labor guarantees, but the neighborhood still has qualms about a new hotel
"...wage floor – to help mitigate the effects of neighborhood gentrification. Though the developers are not the first to..."

June 5, 2015 News Feature by Tony Cantú

Morrison and Tovo Retarget STRs
Council's on break, but these two are hard at work
"...takes its summer break, two council members, Laura Mor­ri­son and Kathie Tovo, are keeping staff busy looking for more..."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Protect and Preserve
How can we keep Austin's cultural heritage authentic?
"...things do. On the weekend of June 20, reports and rumors flew. Two beloved clubs on Red River Street..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Cindy Widner

A Church and Its People on Austin's Eastside
The living history of David Chapel
"...The congregation originated in 1924, when members of a community then south of Austin, concerned about boys playing marbles..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Feature by Lina Fisher

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