This investment allowed for the construction of two cottages that provide supportive services and a safe home for boys & girls ages 8-17, who have suffered abuse and neglect.

Artitst's rendition of shelter

Development:

Austin Children's Shelter / Southwest Constructors, Inc. application
Award Recipient: Austin Children's Shelter / Southwest Constructors, Inc. website
Development Profile: Transitional/supportive housing; New construction
Total Housing Units: 28
Investment Impact: 28 affordable housing units at 99 years
Affordability: 0% median family income, homeless children ages 8-17
Location: 4800 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78723
Source of Funding: General Obligation Bonds
Amount Awarded: $ 1,000,000
Date approved by AHFC Board: April 10, 2008
Project Status: Construction complete