Hosted by the UT Campus Environmental Center - Join the Campus Environmental Center for their final meeting of the semester. The Austin Justice Coalition will be presenting on their Complete Communities initiative. This program was developed to fight for more equitable housing policies in the wake...

"We are pro-people, not pro-development. We are anti-displacement, not anti-development."   This is the slogan of Planning Our Communities (POC), a new organization focused on bringing more nuance into conversations around Austin's land development code, as well as creating space for communities of color and working class...

Think back to the November election. Voters here in Austin approved $925 million in bonds, including $250 million for affordable housing in the city. Last week, the four Council members who represent east Austin (Harper-Madison, Garza, Renteria, and Casar) announced a new initiative to try and...

From the LBJ Presidential Library - As Austin’s population and development continue to boom, the city’s housing options are becoming less and less affordable for people with low income, working-class residents, middle-class families, students, and many others. At this critical time, the LBJ Future Forum is...

From the City of Austin - If you are concerned about displacement and gentrification you are invited for a Community Forum with the Austin City Council-appointed Anti-Displacement Task Force, to discuss recommendations for: • Financing strategies; • Opportunities to increase affordable housing for homeowners; • Methods to increase affordable...

There are few things as confusing in Austin right now as CodeNEXT. At times, it can seem like there are hundreds of opposing viewpoints, all being tossed around online and in public meetings at a lightening fast pace. And that can make it hard for...

From in.gredients, AURA, and Friends of Austin Neighborhoods - We see new buildings and new subdivisions spring up all time around Austin - have you ever wondered who's behind them? How do developers decide where and what to build, and how does our land use code...