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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by Jo Clifton
Although Council Member Pio Renteria pushed for more affordable housing on a Southeast Austin site that is currently industrial, he made the motion to approve the compromise offered by attorney David Hartman at last week’s Council meeting.Before the vote, Jerry…
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by Ryan Thornton
City Council took its first go at a first reading of the draft Land Development Code on Monday. Due both to the scope of the issue and scheduling conflicts, that attempt will now be spread out over today and Wednesday,…
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki
A $500,000 investment from Texas Capital Bank, announced last week, marks the first money from a large financial institution put into a fund created to preserve workforce housing units around Austin.In addressing the investment in the Austin Housing Conservancy Fund…
Monday, December 9, 2019 by Audrey McGlinchy
White homeowners dominate input over Austin’s land code rewrite. One group is trying to change that.
More than 100 people sat in Austin City Hall chambers just past 10 a.m. on Saturday, gearing up to share their thoughts about the city’s rewrite of its Land Development Code. Council Member Alison Alter, who represents part of Northwest…
Thursday, December 5, 2019 by Jack Craver
The Travis County Commissioners Court spent all morning Tuesday discussing a proposed RV park on Stagecoach Ranch Road in Southwest Travis County, near Hamilton Pool. The court still hasn’t come to a decision on the matter and will take it…
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by Ryan Thornton
City Council got some clarity Tuesday on the issue of property valuations under the Land Development Code rewrite.Chief Appraiser Marya Crigler of the Travis Central Appraisal District joined Council’s work session to offer context to a conversation Council members began…