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Displacement in the Tech City

Today, Austin faces a housing affordability crisis. It is among the fastest growing and most economically segregated cities in the US. Austin's thriving economy is partly driven by expansion of the tech sector. A panel of professionals describes how Austin can build affordable housing and support our existing communities through housing. Key issues include housing affordability, segregation, displacement, and equitable growth.

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Questions

  1. How can Austin protect its most vulnerable communities while accommodating a growing population?
  2. What can communities do to manage housing challenges brought on by an influx of high income workers?
  3. What rules must change to make housing more affordable?

Speakers

Organizer

Lee Einsweiler, Principal, http://code-studio.com


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