Tag Archives: Mueller

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Mueller homeowners reach agreement with TCAD

The Travis Central Appraisal District has reached an agreement with the owners of three affordable homes in the Mueller development who sued the district claiming their appraisals were too high because they were not allowed sell their homes at market…

Monday, April 18, 2016 by Courtney Griffin

AISD hears results of Imagine NE Austin proposal

At Monday’s workshop meeting of the Austin Independent School District board of trustees, members heard the results of AISD staff’s community engagement effort known as Imagine Northeast Austin. The project, which posed questions to residents regarding future facilities and academic…

Monday, January 25, 2016 by Jo Clifton

Mueller neighborhood seeks more density

Members of the Mueller Neighborhood Association say the city and developer Catellus Development Corp. should increase density in the development in order to help ameliorate the city’s housing problems. They are asking that the city remove existing density caps and…

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Appraisal district, Mueller folks air differences

Some owners of affordable housing in the Mueller development have seen their homes’ appraised values double since 2013.One of those homeowners is Janeka Rector, whose home was appraised at $179,000 last year. Next year it will be appraised at more…

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Appraisals worry some Mueller homeowners

Owners of affordable housing in the Mueller development are worried that they will no longer be able to pay the taxes on homes they bought at affordable prices – for example, $160,000 to $170,000 – because the Travis Central Appraisal…

Thursday, October 15, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

AISD considers new East Austin school

The Austin Independent School District has a chance to build a school on free land, but unfortunately that land is situated in a somewhat contentious area where current schools are struggling to fill seats and others have historically been insufficient…

Monday, May 11, 2015 by Austin Monitor

Reporter’s Notebook: Au revoir, RDCC

That’s one set of appointments no one has to worry about … Last Thursday, City Council dissolved the Residential Design and Compatibility Commission. The RDCC initiated the process, passing a resolution to dissolve itself in February due to the decreased…

Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Committee seeks data on homestead district

The City Council Housing and Community Development Committee took a small step forward Wednesday toward funding affordable housing within the Homestead Preservation District in Central East Austin and possibly elsewhere. However, committee members did not pick a financing mechanism and still…

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