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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

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

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

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

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

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

Planning Commission Leaders Step Down to Chart Housing Waters
Conor Kenny and Fayez Kazi look to bring more affordable housing to Austin
"...at 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

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

A Collaborative Approach to Affordable Housing at SXSW
Nonprofits consider "a better way to tackle a big problem”
"...to 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?
"...at 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

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

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

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

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

What's Wrong with Public Housing?
The remarkable turnaround of the city's Housing Authority
"...Rita is not only the debut project of the Housing Authority of the city of Austin, it's the very..."

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

A Path Toward Permanent Housing in North Austin
Council approves funding for Espero at Rutland
"...City Council has approved a combination of state housing tax credits, funding from the 2018 housing bond, and..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council Split on How – and When – to Fund Housing
City scrambles to finance what voters rejected
"...that would have funded six years' worth of affordable housing efforts has made for some interesting times at City..."

Feb. 1, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Housing Authority Won't Use Affordable-Housing Bond Money
HACA chooses to keep independent of city's $55 million in affordable housing bonds on November ballot
"...The city's $55 million in affordable-housing bonds on the ballot in November has a lengthy..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Point Austin: Affordable Housing & the Promised Land
Proposition A and Austin's affordability predicament
"...line often when I hear Austinites talking about "affordable housing." We're all willing to admit – to proclaim –..."

Oct. 5, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Affordable Housing in NOLA
New report on housing conditions in post-Katrina New Orleans offers immediate and long-term recommendations for fixing the city's decimated fair and affordable housing market
"...units and 56% of all rental units. Approximately 204,700 housing units in Louisiana either were destroyed or sustained major..."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Katrina Evacuees Falling Through Housing Cracks
Federal and city aid maze difficult to navigate
"...but the thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees in temporary housing setups throughout the U.S. are essentially homeless, living month..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

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

Opinion: Time to Look in the Mirror on Housing
Builder David Whitworth asks, is protecting single family zoning a Republican or Democrat issue?
"...Pool, and Alison Alter. The McCloskeys oppose more affordable housing options in traditional single family zoned neighborhoods. It is..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Column by David Whitworth

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