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Gentrification: The New Austin?
Brown Bag Lunch

Fri October 26, 2012 at SRH 3.122

Gentrification Series: Protecting Tenants Displaced from Redevelopment Projects

October 26, 2012

12:15-1:30 pm

A lunchtime panel discussion on policies to 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
  • Michael Wilt, Director of Marketing and Media, Big Red Dog Engineering | Consulting 
  • Blanca Zamora-Garcia, Broker and Owner, Casa Blanca Realty

 

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