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The Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) Office has released their final report on Density Bonus fee-in-lieu's posted in the Presentations section of the Reports and Publications page of the NHCD website.  The final report was prepared and presented to the City Council Housing and Community Development Committee August 1, 2016 in response to the City Council Resolution No. 20151015-038, which directed the City Manager to explore various elements of the City's density bonus programs related to the fee-in-lieu of onsite affordable housing.

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Survey available through the end of April

 

Through the end of April, the City of Austin is asking for your input on the development of the...

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The Chicon condos broke ground on Nov. 21, 2015. The development, which provides market-rate and affordable housing, is a project of the...

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In 2014 City Council enacted Resolution 20140925-090 initiating code amendments to “modify the in lieu donation option for affordable housing requirement for Planned Unit Developments.”

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On April 14, 2015, the City of Austin hosted a panel discussion on secondary dwelling units (also called accessory dwelling units or ADUs) and their potential impacts on affordability in Austin. A...

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Participate in public hearings on April 14 and 16, 2015, to prioritize how funds are allocated to address community needs

The public’s feedback is an important part of...

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The city’s diversity is one of Austin’s most valuable assets. Neighborhood Housing and Community Development’s priority is to ensure all residents have access to affordable housing and access to healthy, safe, and economically viable neighborhoods and communities.