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Family Homestead Initiative delayed

Monday, January 29, 2018 by Elizabeth Pagano

In November, City Council approved a resolution aimed at establishing a “Family Homestead Initiative.” That initiative, basically, is an attempt to make residential projects for Austin homeowners a little bit easier in terms of things like permitting and streamlining the process. At the time, Council hoped to have a preliminary proposal before them at this week’s work session. However, a memo from Development Services Director Rodney Gonzales explains that staff needs a little more time. At the moment, it looks like that presentation will take place sometime after March.

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