Learn how housing works in Austin. What’s being done, and what more we can do.

Affordable Housing

Learn what Austin is doing to make housing more affordable as a result of urbanist efforts and what more can be done.

Compatibility Restrictions

Compatibility is a way for owners of single family homes to control what others do with their homes and neighborhood. It’s implemented as a second set of building restrictions beyond city zoning.

Housing Segregation

The US’s Federal, State, and Local governments spent nearly a century intentionally creating segregated communities in the US. Read on to scratch the surface on this tragic history.

Zoning Restrictions

Learn the history of zoning, how Austin’s zoning currently works, what the city is doing to improve it, and what more can be done.