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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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City wins affordability award
The City of Austin has received the 2014 Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award for its efforts in meeting future affordable housing needs. The Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing named Austin and Pasadena, Calif., winners of this year’s awards. The institute’s program recognizes exemplary efforts of real estate and public policy leaders to expand affordable and workforce housing opportunities. The awards honor model programs that provide affordable, well-designed and accessible housing choices for a mix of incomes. Winners were recognized recently at the ULI’s fall meeting in New York City.
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