Austin affordable housing plan passes
Austin voters backed a $65 million affordable housing plan by a margin of 60-40, one year after a similar measure was soundly rejected. he time, the grassroots organization called Keep Austin Affordable pushed to get the new, scaled-back plan passed. Organizers said an estimated 38,000 low income families in Austin could benefit from this bond because the city is considered the 9th highest rental market in the country.
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