Wednesday, December 18
The Price You Pay: Austin's Affordability X-Factor
Austin’s light-speed growth and most buzzed about cachet lands us on many "best of" and "top ten" lists. We’re known for our booming economy, unique culture, and low-unemployment rates. This popularity comes with an increasing cost for the place we call home. What can we do to keep our community both thriving and affordable?
|Chris Bradford||Francie Ferguson||Brian Kelsey||Robert Hadlock|
- Chris Bradford serves on the advisory group for the revision of Austin's Land Development Code, and will share how this process plays a crucial role in the affordability of our community.
- Francie Ferguson works with NeighborWorks® America and is President of the board of HousingWorks Austin. She will address the affordability of "all kinds of homes in all parts of town."
- Brian Kelsey, Principal at Civic Analytics LLC and a lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin, brings his perspective on economic development and wages in our region.
- The discussion will be moderated by KXAN News Anchor Robert Hadlock