People who have been involved with the criminal justice system often face many obstacles as they try to find jobs, housing, and other necessities. The support of family and friends is an invaluable part of making reentry work. Some may also find assistance from mentors, a faith community, or support groups. Whether you are looking [...]
On November 5th, Austinites voted in favor of a $65 million affordable housing bond proposal, with funds to be used to build new rental houses and apartments for families whose total income is 50% or less of median family income. With rising rents and occupancy rates at roughly 98%, it remains important to use all strategies available to help develop affordable housing, including permanent supportive housing. For more information, see the Keep Austin Affordable website and Facebook page, as well as A/TCRRT’s monthly housing reports.