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Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki An investment group focused on preserving workforce housing units around Austin has announced plans to add 2,000 more apartment units to its portfolio in 2019. The Austin Housing Conservancy Fund expects to purchase four apartment complexes around the city this year...

January 14, 2019 Matthew Rothstein, Bisnow East Coast  With teacher strikes and worker's rights campaigns getting national attention, the teaching profession is symbolic of a deepening housing crisis in the United States. A few school districts across the country have begun taking steps to address the issue of...

TEGNA Foundation and KVUE are committed to community support through seven grants awarded to different Austin-area nonprofit organizations.Author: Hana AdeniPublished: 1:04 PM CST December 21, 2018Updated: 4:13 PM CST December 21, 2018 AUSTIN — The TEGNA Foundation, the charitable foundation sponsored by TEGNA Inc., and KVUE, TEGNA's ABC affiliate in Austin, announced...

A real estate investment fund aimed at preserving Austin’s fast-disappearing supply of workforce housing announced the acquisition of its first 308-unit rental property in North Austin. The Austin Housing Conservancy recently closed on the Preserve at Wells Branch in a deal that saw the Austin Affordable...

By Lisa Brown    According to Austin’s Strategic Housing Blueprint, the city will need 60,000 new housing units for low-income families, plus another 75,000 market-rate units to meet its housing needs in the next decade. Janisse says Austin is one of the fastest-growing US cities and suffers from the...

The Austin skyline, from Rainey Street. ARNOLD WELLS By Marissa Luck  – Staff Writer, Austin Business Journal Sep 4, 2018, 2:55pm CDT Updated a day ago Downtown apartment landlords officially have bragging rights: The 78701 ZIP code ranked as the most expensive place to rent both in the southwest region and in Texas,...

By LEAH SCARPELLI • MAR 8, 2018 From Texas Standard. Just as thousands of musicians are descending upon Austin in hopes of getting that big break at South by Southwest, one of the city’s most beloved performers has packed his bags for Tennessee. Texas honky-tonk legend Dale Watson is putting down new roots in Memphis,...