Tag Archives: Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation

Thursday, June 11, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Alley vacation granted despite protests

City Council voted unanimously on June 4 to grant vacation of an alley between East Eighth and East Ninth streets in order to facilitate construction of a multifamily complex, in spite of a request from neighbors in an adjacent residential…

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 by Chad Swiatecki

Fannie Mae award will bring services to Montopolis affordable housing project

The federal housing lender Fannie Mae has awarded $555,000 to a local affordable housing nonprofit to help add health care and educational services to a project that will bring 90 new housing units to the Montopolis neighborhood.The Guadalupe Neighborhood Development…

Thursday, June 8, 2017 by Syeda Hasan

Council to consider tool that would bring permanently affordable housing to East Austin

Today, City Council is set to consider implementing a tool that would bring more affordable housing units to the east side. It’s called a community land trust, and it could create homes that remain affordable for decades to come.If approved,…

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by Elizabeth Pagano

BoA shoots down affordable housing variance in East Austin

An affordable housing project in Central East Austin had clear support from the Board of Adjustment. But, given the similarity to a case down the street that was rejected just hours before, board members struggled to articulate their support in…

Monday, June 8, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Council approves East Austin land trusts

Affordability was in fashion at last week’s City Council meeting. In the midst of talk about homestead exemptions and homestead preservation districts, Council members also revisited another strategy the city has used to create affordable housing. And, as has been…

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