The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

Gentrification Series: Protecting Tenants Displaced from Redevelopment Projects

October 26, 2012

LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3.122

12:15pm – 1:30pm

A lunchtime panel discussion on policies to help protect tenants who are displaced from redevelopment projects. The panel will feature a recent report by UT law students examining the demolition of an apartment complex on East Riverside Drive last year that displaced more than 500 low-income tenants and the City’s ad hoc policy for dealing with displacement issues. Attendance is free but seating is limited. Lunch will be served.

Panelists include:

  • Council Member Laura Morrison, City of Austin
  • Will Schneir, President, Big Red Dog Engineering | Consulting
  • Blanca Zamora-Garcia, Broker and Owner, Casa Blanca Realty
  • Robert Doggett, Attorney, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid

Moderator:

  • Heather K. Way, Director, Community Development Clinic, UT School of Law

Presenter:

  • Molly Powers, UT Law Student

Access the Tenant Displacement report here

Access the PowerPoint presentation by Molly Powers here

Access the YouTube video of the panel discussion here (part 1 of 3)
Access the YouTube video of the panel discussion here (part 2 of 3)
Access the YouTube video of the panel discussion here (part 3 of 3)