Austin Housing Coalition Meetings

The Austin Housing Coalition generally meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month from 9:00-10:30am at Foundation Communities’ M Station Apartments in the Leasing Office.

Our meeting calendar may be subject to change. Email us if you have questions about our upcoming meetings.

 

cALENDAR OF LOCAL AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMMUNITY EVENTS

Feb
24
Sat
TRAFFIC JAM! – Taking it to the Streets
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:59 pm

The Austin Transportation Department and Capital Metro are partnering to host this open house-style Traffic Jam.Participants can learn about the approach agencies are taking to improve the region’s transportation future, and get the latest information about the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan (ASMP) and Project Connect.Participants will be able to talk with knowledgeable transportation experts, give input on proposed ideas, test concepts with hands-on activities and visit the special Join the Movement Bus. Take transit to the event; The library is served by Routes 3, 111, 171 and 803Learn more about Project Connect, its upcoming events and how to participate at https://capmetro.org/participate/

Feb
28
Wed
Austin Housing Coalition – MONTHLY MEETING
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Meetings of the Austin Housing Coalition are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month, except November and December from 9:00am to 10:30am.At the February meeting we will:* Discuss the 3rd draft of the CodeNEXT* Hear an update from Denise Kuehn from Austin Energy and have the opportunity to ask questions about Austin Energy’s weatherization and efficiency programs* Discuss updates and next steps on advocacy around the housing bond and Keep Austin Affordable campaign* Hear an update from AHC Chair Nicole Joslin on the AHC Executive Retreat held earlier this month* Vote on two national sign-on letters from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) regarding housing in the federal budgetLocation: Foundation Communities’ M Station Apartments2906 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78702Find more information about Austin Housing Coalition at http://austinhousingcoalition.org/

Apr
2
Mon
2018 FAIR HOUSING SUMMIT – Hosted by City of Austin and University of Texas at Austin LBJ School
Apr 2 – Apr 5 all-day

The 2018 Fair Housing Summit honors the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s signing ofthe Fair Housing Act, an important amendment to the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1968.​Austin’s vision is to be the most livable city in the country. Providing equal opportunity is a cornerstone to promoting and creating the rich, diverse culture that is Austin. I would be delighted if you could join me as we take a look at the past, present and future of fair housing right here in Austin and across the country.The 2018 Fair Housing Summit will kick off on April 2, 2018 with a welcome reception at the Austin Convention Center and will include keynote presentations, educational engagement by some of our country’s most renowned fair housing experts and a trade show. The Summit will celebrate the impact of the Fair Housing Act over the past 50 years, take a hard look at barriers to fair housing that still remain, and share best practices to affirmatively further fair housing.To register and find out more, visit http://www.austinfairhousingsummit.com/