Conference to Explore Best Practices for Connecting Affordable Homes and Public Transit in the Austin Area
WHAT: "Housing + Transit: Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region" will teach attendees about the on-the-ground strategies that work to link housing and public transit, ensuring that people of all income levels have equal access to both affordable housing and public transit. WHO: Experts, elected officials and policymakers will come together… » Continue Reading
LBJ School of Public Affairs and William Wayne Justice Center collaborate on ‘Contract for Deed’ Study in Colonias
The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at The University of Texas at Austin will undertake a major study for the state of Texas on the use of contracts for deed, land agreements that often exploit residents of Texas colonias.