About the City of Austin Housing & Planning Dept.This post is sponsored by our community partner, the City of Austin Housing & Planning Department, which partners with the community to shape a more equitable Austin and to prevent the displacement of people and services, using...

SummaryA new report shows that Austin is falling really short of meeting its affordable housing goals. Action BoxYou can learn more about HousingWorks Austin and their affordable housing advocacy work at HousingWorksAustin.org. There’s been a lot of talk lately about housing affordability in Austin… but...

SummaryAustin's homelessness policies and programs have changed a lot over the past year. With our latest post, we provide an update on everything from Prop B enforcement to the city's new HEAL Initiative. Action BoxThe Other Ones Foundation is raising money to build 200 individual...

Join AURA & AJC to view the film, Segregation by Design, followed by a panel discussion. About the film: ‘Segregated By Design’ examines the forgotten history of how the United States’ federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every major metropolitan area in America through law...

Join us for our June meeting where we'll be discussing our Eviction Solidarity Network campaign and other ways in which we can promote housing justice in Austin. We'll also be holding a Housing Committee co-chair election. If you are interested in running, please email housing@austindsa.org. Register for...

SummaryThe Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) has partnered with Dell Medical School to provide holistic health care opportunities to its residents, even during the pandemic. Action BoxThe team at HACA is trying to share this health care model with other housing providers...

Join us for a virtual Tele-Townhall to hear community leaders and organizers discuss the future of housing, renters rights, and affordability in light of the COVID-19 crisis. To RSVP: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mKMtKw67QdWblumV0UalnA Confirmed guests: - Greg Casar, Council Member, District 4 - Shoshana Krieger, Project Director, Building and Strengthening Tenant Action...

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...