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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

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

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

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

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

Manor Road Housing Project Looking for a Home
Neighborhoods balk at a proposed homeless and low-income housing development on Manor Road
"...of rezoning 5908 Manor Rd. to enable an affordable housing development, odds are the project will not survive an..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Lydia Crafts

Zero-Energy Homes and Hope Break Ground in Montopolis
The city shoots for energy efficiency and affordability in low-income neighborhood
"...in a "laboratory" located on 13 acres of undeveloped land in Southeast Austin's Montopolis neighborhood, the city of Austin..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

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

Council: ADUs Coming to Your Neighborhood?
Land-use advocates at AURA are calling on Council to approve the ADU ordinance
"...current official preoccupation: how to incentivize various forms of housing sufficient to respond to the high demandand..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

A Lack of Info for Affordable Housing Initiative
City pledges to keep better track of SMART money
"...reporting that some departments kept track of waived fees and others didn't – and that the city had no..."

April 20, 2018 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

And One for You...
Council Doles Out CDBG Candy
"...The Eric Mitchell T-shirt-wearers were in the house. City-wide community activists were milling around council chambers, chatting excitedly. And..."

May 23, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

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

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

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

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

City Housing Blueprint: Making New Plans
Life beyond CodeNEXT
"...The city's Neighborhood Housing and Community Development department is deciding how to..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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

Affordable Housing by the Numbers
Austin needs more housing to address homelessness
"...the next decade, Austin needs 1,900 new units of housing – 350 of those in the next four years..."

March 5, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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

Tovo and Casar Unfiltered on CodeNEXT
The Council members' full conversation with the Chronicle
"...Chronicle’s CodeNEXT conversation with Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo and Council Member Greg Casar, found below...."

Sept. 14, 2017 News Post by Nick Barbaro

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

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

Nonprofits and the City's Quest for Affordable Housing
Helping usher Austin out of a quagmire of inequality
"...as part of its effort to combat the deepening housing shortage, the city of Austin adopted its Strategic Housing..."

July 14, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

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

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