Austin-Round Rock, TX

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Pop Quiz - Walter Moreau

Walter Moreau is executive director of Foundation Communities, a nonprofit affordable housing developer in Austin, Texas. More

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Keeping Austin Affordable

AUSTIN, TEXAS—A popular bumper sticker here reads “Keep Austin Weird.” More

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Foundation Returns to Green Basics

AUSTIN, TEXAS—Contractors for Foundation Communities are getting out their caulking guns— the nonprofit plans to make 1,800 of the affordable apartments it owns and manages more energy efficient. More

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The Natural

The defining moment of Jennifer Daughtrey Hicks' career in affordable housing happened one summer when she lived on the corner of Haight and Ashbury streets in San Francisco. More

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At the Starting Line in Texas

Two Texas developers are ready to get rolling on affordable housing projects for two different constituencies— rural residents and seniors— after receiving funding awards from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA). More

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Leading the Way

AUSTIN, TEXAS - If you can’t join ’em, beat ’em. More

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TEXAS

AUSTIN—Changes in the at-risk and U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (RD) set-asides are some of the most notable changes proposed in the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs’ (TDHCA) 2008 draft qualified allocation plan (QAP), according to Robbye Meyer, director of multifamily finance. More

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One Family at a Time in Austin

Austin, Texas— A former addict who’s now in job training and reunited with her daughter, a video editor studying business management with plans to start his own theater center, and a small-plane pilot who lost his home after a back injury and is now working to become a physicians’ assistant: These are some of the people who have been helped by Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) in Austin. More

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Austin, Texas: Incentives to Aid AffordableProjects

The Texas capital is trying to meet its affordable housing demands with an incentive program called SMART (Safe, Mixed-Income, Accessible, Reasonably Priced, Transit-Oriented) Housing. More

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TDHCA leadership changes: Carrington leaves for newpost

Austin, Texas – Edwina Carrington, who has led the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) for the last four years, said it’s a logical time for her to move on. More

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2024 Readers’ Choice Awards Open for Nominations

The deadline to enter your outstanding affordable housing developments is April 1. More

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