Austin affordable housing projects draw more than $20M in 2022 bond funds

Austin City Council voted to dedicate nearly $50 million to projects that will bring hundreds of affordable homes and apartments across the city, including $20.41 million in 2022 housing bond funds—the first spending from that $350 million pot since voters approved the bond in November.

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City of Austin to Turn Warehouse into Shelter

The interim city manager said he has directed staff to work with community partners to find resources for longer-term shelter for people experiencing homelessness.

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Community Dining Hall Reopens After Being Closed for Three Years

The Caritas Dining Hall, a community kitchen serving Austin's homeless population, has only served to-go meals since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today they reopened their kitchen and brought back a sense of community to Austin's unhoused.

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HUD, HACA announce 300 new housing vouchers

Using funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) will be providing 300 new housing vouchers with 100 designated specifically for homeless veterans.

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City backs housing voucher program for tenants at 2 upcoming Austin affordable housing projects

Austin is moving to assist up to 160 individuals and families experiencing chronic homelessness through a housing voucher system that received City Council approval Feb. 23.

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