Text Box: Affordable Housing Committee by Sabino Pio Renteria, chair, 478-6770 or pio@grandecom.net

Go Repair!

A Home Repair program

Eligible repairs limited to health/safety risks with priority to property owners earning less than 50% MFI, more rules apply. Info? Fernando Hernandez 974-3114 or visit www.ci.austin.tx.us/ahfc/gorepair.htm.

Text Box: FREE Legal Aid Clinic &
Property Tax 
Education Project
Martin Middle School 
1601 Haskell Street
Every Monday 6 pm to 7 pm
(except when school is out on holidays)
Call 374-2700
Sorry, no criminal cases
bring any legal papers with you
Get advise on paying taxes
Help with claiming benefits

Community Update on

RBJ Senior Center, 41 Waller Street

Over 100 folks participated in input meetings or surveys

in January organized by Estilo Communications as part of the team working on the master plan to rehab the existing tower and explore options to add more affordable housing and services for seniors on the same land.† Paper surveys and online surveys asked folks to say what kinds of retail and housing options might work on the site.† To get on the notice list or for more information, call Ashley at 477-1018 or email ashley@estilopr.com. Se habla espanol.

City Expects major cutbacks in federal funding to help Austinís poor and homeless folks!

Speakout at these Public Hearings and Neighborhood Meetings

The City of Austin anticipates cuts to federal funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in fiscal year 2011-12. This federal funding assists with affordable housing, community development, economic development, and public service needs. The City invites you to provide feedback about community needs and how federal and local funds should be prioritized. See www.ci.austin.tx.us/housing and try real hard to attend one or more of these Public Hearings and Neighborhood-based Meetings:

Tuesday, March 8th, 6:30 pm

Community Development Commission, Room 400A, 1000 East 11th St.

Wednesday, March 9th, 6 pm- 8 pm
Montopolis Recreation Center, 1200 Montopolis Dr., 512-385-5931

Tuesday, March 22nd, 10 pm- 12 pm
Hancock Community Center- Room 3, 811 E. 41st St., 512-453-7765

Wednesday, March 23rd, 6 pm- 8 pm
Parque Zaragosa Recreation Center, 2608 Gonzales St., 512-472-7142

Tuesday, March 29th, 6:30 pm

Community Development Commission, City Hall, 301 W. Second St.

Wed., March 30th, 6 pm- 8 pm
To be determined

Wed., April 6th, 6 pm - 8 pm
Virginia Brown/St. Johns Community Center, Room B, 7500 Blessing Ave., 974-7865

Thursday, April 7th, 4 pm, City Council Hearing, City Hall Council Chambers, 301 W. 2nd St.

Canít attend a meeting? Please submit your comments for the official public record by e-mail to: NHCD@ci.austin.tx.us

or by fax to: 974-3122

or by snail mail to:

City of Austin NHCD

P.O. Box 1088

Austin, TX 78767

Attn: FY 2011-12 Action Plan

More info? Call 974-3100