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Tag Archives: Source of Income
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by Tyler Whitson
At the conclusion of a Texas Legislative Session, Austin must inevitably sit back and lick its wounds. According to Interim Intergovernmental Relations Officer Karen Kennard, however, the city sustained far fewer direct blows to its local control this time around…
Thursday, January 22, 2015 by Michael Kanin
Isabelle Headrick of Accessible Housing Austin joins Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to talk about the City of Austin’s Source of Income discrimination ban. Program is embedded below. Sponsored by Kerby Lane Cafe.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 by Michael Kanin
The Austin Apartment Association’s Robbie Robinson joins Monitor Publisher Mike Kanin to discuss recent Council legislation that banned the use of source of income as a means to deny tenant occupancy and the organization’s opposition to the move. Embedded below.…
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 by Gene Davis
A federal judge Tuesday temporarily blocked the implementation of a city ordinance that aims to expand housing options for low-income residents who use housing vouchers. The so-called Source of Income Ordinance was scheduled to go into effect Jan. 12. However,…
Thursday, December 11, 2014 by Michael Kanin
Austin City Council members, set to finalize an ordinance that would ban housing discrimination based on one’s source of income, will consider a language change that would bring their version of the rule in line with state and federal codes.…