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The Neighborhood Housing and Community Development (NHCD) Department Communications Services Division provides public information, media relations, and community outreach services on behalf of the department and its programs to internal and external constituents.

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HousingMatters: RENT Drawing; New Affordable Housing in East Austin; Mapping Tool Helps FInd Housing Near Public Transit  September 22, 2020

HousingMatters: New RENT Assistance Program; Viral Groundbreaking;Health Grants Available for Those Affected by COVID September 2, 2020


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