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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

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: 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
"...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

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

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

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

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

A Lack of Info for Affordable Housing Initiative
City pledges to keep better track of SMART money
"...Particularly lacking was information about SMART Housing fees. Auditors found that two of the five departments..."

April 20, 2018 News Feature by Margaret Nicklas

Public Notice: People’s Housing Justice
What Council can do that's not CodeNEXT
"...Following a presentation on income-restricted (i.e., publicly subsidized) Afford­able Housing, Planning Commissioner David King asked the lead consultant about..."

April 13, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

A Victory for Housing
City bond prop wins 61% voter approval
"...This time, affordable housing advocates had something to celebrate Tuesday when they gathered..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

No End in Sight for Hurricane-Housing Limbo
FEMA once again extends cutoff deadline for hurricane evacuees still receiving housing assistance in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas
"...now, because it's time to get down to evacuee housing assistance business … again. That's right, the Federal Emergency..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Then There's This: Housing Chill
Defeat of Proposition 15 poses new challenges for city's affordability goals
"..."I hope you don't scold the electorate," housing advocate Frances Ferguson said, trying to strike a positive..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Where Did Austin's Affordable Housing Go?
A new study shows that middle-class families are being priced out of Central Austin
"...Central Austin, you're not imagining things. A recent comprehensive housing market study delivered by a Denver consultant to City..."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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

Developing Stories: Council holds line on TODs and affordable housing
Council holds line on TODs and affordable housing
"...members are currently hanging tough on their 25% affordable housing goal for transit-oriented develop­ment districts. That's good news for..."

May 2, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

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