Espero Rutland Groundbreaking
August 9, 2021
Please note that programming will begin promptly at 9am and all attendees are encouraged to wear masks.
Caritas of Austin, The Vecino Group and Austin Housing Finance Corporation have partnered together to develop a new permanent supportive housing community for people experiencing homelessness called Espero Rutland.
Meaning “I hope,” Espero is a deeply affordable and intensely supportive housing community with 171 studio apartments for individuals experiencing homelessness. Espero will provide high-quality living with soothing indoor and outdoor spaces plus access to transportation, businesses, health care and other amenities. Residents will receive tailored case management, on-site supportive services and community-based services.
Chair, Board of Directors, Caritas of Austin
Mayor, City of Austin
Austin City Council District 4
Director, Housing & Planning, Austin Housing Finance Corporation
Vice President of Assisted Housing, Housing Authority of the City of Austin
Executive Director, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
Chief Executive Officer, Aetna Better Health
Director, Citi Community Capital
Senior Development Manager, Vecino Group
Jo Kathryn Quinn
President and CEO, Caritas of Austin